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On February 22 and 23, 2022, the DASt colloquium hosted by the University of Dortmund took place as an online event. Lukas Schaper presented his work on "Consistent stability verifications for fire" and won second place with his contribution.

Start of lectures - SuSe 2022

The courses of the Chair of Steel, Lightweight and Composite Structures will start from 11.04.2022 and will be held in person. For more information, click on this news.

Conference "Building with Steel"

On 31.03.2022, the hybrid symposium "Building with Steel" was held by the Engineering Academy West in the Congress Center Düsseldorf. Prof. Knobloch gave a lecture on developments and background of Eurocode 3.

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Online Workshop SimFat

Large-scale Testing & Advanced Numerical Simulation in Fatigue and Fracture

Optional courses SS 2021

The courses "Schweißtechnik für Bauingenieure" and "Bauen mit Glas" will take place online om SS 2021, while "Baupraktische Anwendungen im Ingenieurholzbau" will not be offered. Futher information can be found under "Teaching"

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,,Bis die Verbundstütze bricht"

Recently, with the title "Bis die Verbundstütze bricht" (transl. "Until the composite column breaks"), a report about current research projects of the chair appeared in the science magazine RUBIN of the Ruhr University Bochum.

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The 9th International Conference on Composite Construction in Steel and Concrete (CCIX) took place from 27. to 29. July, 2021.

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Final report of the CFSHSC project

Final report of the CFSHSC project "Concete-filled steel hollow section columns for building construction - innovation and design (CFSHSC)" has been published.


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The Chair of Steel, Lightweight and Composite Structures is now working in Home Office but can still be reached by email and by calling 0234-32-22575.

Presentation on the Stahlbau-Kalender-Tag

Prof. Dr. Markus Knobloch presented the main content of an article as part of the online event on Stahlbau-Kalender-Tag on October 30th, 2020.