Andreas Harling
Andreas Harling, Ph.D., Dipl.-Ing.
Principal Engineer & Office Director
Industrial Structures
  • Düsseldorf (Germany)

Mr. Harling specializes in structural engineering with an emphasis on failure investigations and maintenance activities (inspection, acceptance) of antenna carriers. His experience includes investigations related to the flaws and failures of a variety of antenna carriers, concrete towers (large TV-towers / radio towers), prestressed centrifugally concrete masts, and steel masts (lattice and tube). He is also an expert in the area of special requirements of the extension of existing tower structures (chimneys, wind power stations) with antennas.

His background is basing on numerous static calculations, design reviews and assessment of structural behaviour of tower structures using nonlinear static and dynamic analysis techniques. Mr. Harling is doing his doctorate about “Design of centrifugally concrete masts - Close to reality limitation of cracking and deformation” at the University of Dortmund, Germany. He is also a state-registered expert for antenna carrier structures (publicy appointed and sworn by the “Ingenieurkammer Bau NRW,” March 2009).

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • Ph.D., Engineering Sciences, Universität Dortmund, 2015
  • , Universität Dortmund, 1998

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

State-registered expert for antenna carrier structures, Ingenieurkammer Bau NRW, 2009

Publications

Noakowski P, Harling A, Breddermann M, Rost M. Wind power stations. Environment, Assessment, Future Aspects, 2009.

Harling A. Chmineys as antenna carriers—Pitfalls of the structural behaviour, danger due to hidden flaws, proved strengthening methods. Förderverein Mobilfunk Bautechnik 2009.

Harling A, Noakowski P. Quality assurance of antenna carriers—Foundations, steel lattice mast, chimneys. Symposium DFMG 2008.

Noakowski P, Harling A, Breddermann M, Rost M. Strengthening of tower-like structures—Typical impairment and the corrections. VDI Bautechnik, annual 2008.

Harling A. Antenna carriers—State of the art: Design, assessment, quality assurance and trends. Symposium FOSTA 2006.

Noakowski P, Harling A, Breddermann M, Rost M. Industrial tower structures—Assessment basis of CICIND, DIN EN 13084 and DIN V 1056. Betonkalender 2006 (Jubiläumsausgabe).

Noakowski P, Harling A, Breddermann M, Rost M. Antenna carriers of steel tubes—Fatigue failure behaviour due to votex shedding. Cicind Report Vol. 21, 2006.

Noakowski P, Harling A, Breddermann M. Cracks in tower structures—Beton- und Stahlbetonbau, Heft Juli 2005.

Noakowski P, Harling A, Breddermann M , Rost M, S. Potratz, H. Leszinski. Strengthening of tower-like structures. Beton- und Stahlbetonbau, Heft Oktober 2003.

Noakowski P, Harling A, Breddermann M, Rost M. Cracks in Masts of Centrifugal Concrete - Quality Assurance in Comparison to Structures of Low Strength Concrete, 6th International Symposium on Utilization of High Strength / High Performance Concrete, 2002.

Noakowski P, Harling A, Rost M. Stabilisation of chimney with steel tubes, Research project FOSTA.

Noakowski P, Harling A, Breddermann M. Repair of an aged chimney – H = 136 m, Erlangen Germany, 54th CICIND – Meeting, Perugia 2000.

Professional Affiliations

Ingenieurkammer Bau NRW (member)

Förderverein Mobilfunk Bautechnik (member)

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • Ph.D., Engineering Sciences, Universität Dortmund, 2015
  • , Universität Dortmund, 1998

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

State-registered expert for antenna carrier structures, Ingenieurkammer Bau NRW, 2009