Lulea Tekniska Universitet (LTU)



Luleå University of Technology is Scandinavia’s northernmost institute of technology with world-leading competence in several areas of research.

The university has over 19 000 students and 1800 employees and conducts research in close collaboration with the industry, international universities, and national and regional actors. The total turnover is around 175 M€ per year and the university is highly ranked in engineering sciences, such as mining science, materials science, and mechanical engineering.

Contribution to Flexcrash

Luleå University of Technology is responsible for advanced material modelling for the crash simulations, ranging from model development, calibration, to final part validation. Their expertise in high strain rate experimental testing as well as advanced material characterisation and modelling techniques will aid in developing an accurate physically based simulation model.