Wind farm installation vessel with wind turbine

Project: Light weight applications in fossil-free high strength steel

Feasibility assessment of technical possibilities and limitations to manufacture and use of e.g. vehicles in fossil-free high strength steel.

Project information

Project manager
Per Lindström Lussi
Participating organizations
Linnaeus University, SANDVIK, SSAB, FKAB
2021 - 2025
Mechanical engineering (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Technology)
Research group
Welding Mechanics Laboratory (WML)
Linnaeus Knowledge Environment
Advanced materials

More about the project

From a well defined area of use and technical life time we study, by the use of the scientific engineering method 'Systems Engineering', possibilities and limitations to manufacture various types of light weight vehicles in fossil-free high strength steel.


  1. The installation vessel Venus - offshore wind turbine
  2. Turbine blades - offshore wind turbines
  3. SAR Snöfrid - patrol boat
  4. The hope 'Silbbaädno' - hunting, fishing and leisure boat
  5. The kayak ‘Staalehke’ - leisure boat

The project is part of the research in the research group Welding Mechanics Laboratory (WML) and in the Linnaeus Knowledge Environment: Advanced materials