ES-Consult has since its establishment at the end of 1990 completed several
tasks related to important civil and structural works and has also carried out
many special assignments.
The present brief description of company references emphasizes the most
The Øresund Link, Coast to Coast:
Establishment of the preliminary technical design basis for the engineering
and reports on the feasibility of applying the new European Codes as reference
codes for the project. Technical evaluation and recommendations to the employer
in connection to the proposals of 6 international consulting consortia.
Design review of technical design basis and of tender documents for the Design
and Construct tender.
Special investigations related to the dynamic behavior of the bridge in case of
ship collision and the dynamic interaction with a high speed train and the
Analysis of ship impact on piers.
Comfort investigations for train vehicles passing tunnel and bridge.
General advise and special tasks in the Design and Construct phase.
Special tasks in connection with the preparation of operation and maintenance.
Mitigation of stay oscillations.
The Øresund Link, Landworks:
Design Review of detailed design of structures for Project Kastrup.
Design Review of requirement specifications with reference to make a
comparison between technical design basis for Landworks and Coast to Coast
Assistance in the preliminary technical risk analysis for the construction
Participation in the supervision organization for tunnel works at Project
The Great Belt Company Inc.:
Services related to the East Bridge - the second largest single span
suspension bridge in the world (1624m). Advice to the employer comprising:
Evaluation of contractors' tenders, technical negotiations with the
contractors including the contract signing phase. Negotiations with
Consultants with regard to description and definition of his services,
coordination and check of: Consultants' detailed project, special services
from institutes (wind tunnel tests, geotechnical tests, hydraulic tests, in
situ tests etc). Supervision of special investigations such as reliability
studies, studies of aeroelastic phenomena, ship collision studies. Advice
and assistance in relation to the suppression of potential detrimental
vortex induced wind vibrations by means of tuned mass dampers.
The design and engineering for a light house near the new ship corridor
through the Great Belt.
The Danish State Railways (DSB) and the Danish National Railway Agency:
Project management of various electro-technical projects. Assistance to
time-cost planning and quality assurance systems.
Project management and elaboration of specifications for the Øresund Link,
Coast to Coast.
Elaboration of Quality Manual for the Harbour division.
Project management, detailed design and quality assurance for rail carrying
Investigation of prefabricated tunnel system for S-train.
Specification of a new rail-switch.
Investigation of the vehicle dynamics for the new high speed trains
commissioned by DSB.
Project management of a major research study, investigating the state of the
art concerning wheel/rail contact forces at high speed.
Assistance in investigation of vehicle dynamics for the new S-trains.
Technical advice and design of mitigating measures against
oscillations of the conductors of overhead lines for express
The Road Directorate (VD):
Special evaluation of problems concerning the expansion joints of a
major Danish bridge.
Study of a new inspection and maintenance carriage for larger bridges.
Investigation of the dynamic behaviour of wire rope safety fencing on
Evaluation of the function of safety fences in the central reservation of
the motorways illustrated by a review of experiences, requirements and
Preparation of tender documents for replacement of wire rope safety fence on
motorways with steel crash barrier.
Assistance in connection with investigations of the Danish standards for
Assistance in inviting tenders and contract negotiations for a research and
development project (Hetek) concerning high quality concrete.
Supervision of replacement of about 60km wire rope safety fence on motorways with
with steel crash barrier.
Development of a new composite (steel-concrete) deck structure adjusted
to Danish conditions for tower block construction. Assistance at preparation
Advice to the employer in connection with the steel structures (main
roof structure) in the New National Football Stadium, Copenhagen. Check of
consultants' and contractors' design, recommendation and implementation of a
modified technical solution in compliance with the Employers requirements
regarding structural efficiency and safety.
Danish Wave Power:
Quality assurance of a project for a new type of wave energy
installation. Development of a dynamic calculation PC based model, enabling
us to check the dynamics of the system and the energy extraction as a
function of various parameters, including design parameters.
In collaboration with Danish Wave Power, ES-Consult takes part in a european
research project "Offshore Wave Energy Converters, OWEC-1". ES-Consult
contributes to the project by establishing simple, dynamic calculation
models for the mode of operation of 4 wave energy installations.
Elaboration of a technical brochure for thin gauge steel plates and
purlins, including tables of carrying capacity and serviceability behaviour,
constructive recommendations etc.
Finite-element calculations of stress concentration near a cut-out of a
Energy E2, Denmark:
Design of strengthening and installation of tuned mass
dampers for a chimney at the power plant H. C.
Assessment of the effects of earthquake excitation of a major hangar to be
constructed for Air Algerie.
Preparation of numerical simulation model for Point Absorbers
for the Danish Energy Agency (Energistyrelsen) in
co-operation with Rambøll.
Technical advise and assistance in connection with design
of a retractable roof over the National Football Stadium,
Design basis – panel buckling – for the roof structure of the
new Opera House, Copenhagen.
Finite element analysis of components of a silo-stirrer for the power
station Nordjyllandsværket in North Jutland, Denmark.
Haironville Denmark Ltd.:
General technical assistance in design of thin-gauge steel structures
and development of brochure material.
Brdr. Markussen Ltd.:
General technical assistance in the design of lifting crane gear.
Detailed design of the steel structures of the power plant Avedøre block
II in co-operation with NNR.
Erik K. Jørgensen Ltd.:
Projektgranskning samt deltagelse i tilsynet i forbindelse med ny terminalbygning
i Københavns Lufthavn, Kastrup.
TMB Telecom Luxembourg:
Design of antenna masts and fastenings of antennas.
Norvin & Larsen A/S:
Projects for pushing the concrete bridge deck into place under the
railway tracks for 3 railway bridges on the Frederikssund railway.
Louis Berger SA, France:
Design check and Design supervision for the reconstruction
of composite bridges in Serbia and Kosovo and for
the cable stayed bridge, Sloboda, in Novi Sad.
Gimsing & Madsen A/S:
Tender design for a 85 m long prestressed concrete railway bridge
crossing Frederikssundsvej on the Frederikssund railway.
Analysis of the stability of buildings in connection with the
extension and rebuilding of Roskilde Bank.
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs:
Assistance in connection with carrying out the fire tests at
SP Swedish National Testing Institute of 5 roofing felt constructions.
MarinBas Syd, The Defence Ministry, Sweden:
Mitigation of stay vibrations of a 209-m high communication
Project leader assistance in connection with the project for a
200.000m2 large centre building in Ørestaden.
Design check of several prestressed road bridges.
Technical advise for the design of the new Concert Hall,
Ørestaden, for the Danish Broadcast.
Technical advice in connection with the subway project Cityringen, Malmø, Sweden.
The Building Directorate (Byggedirektoratet):
Design review of the project for the new Danish National
Archive in Copenhagen especially concerning robustness
and fire resistance.
Carl Bro Ltd.:
Design review and assistance in connection with the design
of the foundations for offshore windturbines at Middelgrunden,
Design of a glass fencing of the roof on the rotunda at the
Copenhagen Airport in Kastrup.
Danmarks Tekniske Universitet:
ES-Consult participates in university lecturing and is responsible for
courses within structural design.
The Danish Standard Association (DS):
ES-Consult participates actively in the development of standards and has
participants in several committees within DS. Apart from the participation
in the working committees ES-Consult performs translations of both Danish
and European standards.
The Danish Technical Research Council (STVF):
In co-operation with the technical universities ES-Consult is performing
research with a number of projects supported by STVF, among these are:
Distortion in thin-walled beams, Dynamic of sports stadiums, Damping
mechanisms in dynamics of structures and materials.
The manager of ES-Consult is a member of the National Academy of
Technical Sciences and supervisor for 15 Ph.D. post graduates, funded by the
National Academy. The manager has also worked as external examiner at the
Technical University of Denmark as well as at the Technical University in
Furthermore the manager of ES-Consult has a position as visiting professor
at the University College London.
In the period 1994 to 1997 an employee in ES-Consult has carried out an
industrial Ph.D. study on the subject "Non-linear dynamic systems with
discrete and continuous elements".