+47 73593821 Richard Birkelands vei 2b, Perleporten*285

Background and activities

  • My homepage includes a list of publications and some background information
  • Research

    • Fracture- and damage mechanics - FEM analysis
    • Multiscale Material Modeling - from Micro-mechanisms to Macro-properties
    • Nanotechnology - modeling of fracture mechanisms on the atomic level 


    • TMM4140 Materialteknikk 2
    • TMM4160 Fracture Mechanics 
    • TMM4535 Robust material selection and design - offshore
    • New course spring 2010: TMM4162 Atomistic Modeling of Materials Failure
    • MM8404 Modeling of Fracture (MOF), PhD course

    Proposed student projects

    • Arctic Steels
    • Nanomechanical Modeling of Materials Failure
    • Environmental Assisted Fracture - HISC
    • Inovation and creativity
    • Materials with extreme strength - space elevator
    • failure analysis - practical examples and experience
    • Multiscale Material Modeling (MMM)
    • Large scale crack arrest testing of pielines for transport of hydrogen and CO2 gas

    Research projects in cooperation with SINTEF

    • Arctic Materials
    • Fracture Control Offshore Pipelines
    • Environmental assisted fracture - HISC. In-situ hydrogen charging nanoindentation 


    Scientific, academic and artistic work

    A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

    Journal publications

    Postal address

    Department of Engineering Design and Materials Norwegian University of Science and Technology 7491 Trondheim Norway