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SFB 837 Brochure 2019


07.05.2019


The newest SFB 837 Brochure 2019 can be downloaded now.

The brochure is meant to provide a short overview of the current and future research activities of the SFB 837. It includes a list of the 16 subprojects of the SFB 837 as well as a list of per-reviewed journal and book publications....

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RD SME + SFB 837 Workshop: Neue Techniken und Modellierungsmethoden der Herstellung von Bohrungen, Schächten und Tunneln


24.05.2019


Der “RUB Underground Space Day” wird im Rahmen des Research Departments „Subsurface Modeling and Engineering“ der Ruhr-Universität Bochum und des Sonderforschungsbereichs SFB 837 „Interaktionsmodelle für den maschinellen Tunnelbau“ alljährlich veranstaltet. Ziel dieser Veranstaltung i...

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Mechanized Tunneling in Soft Ground – Special Discussion Meeting – WTC 2019


27.03.2019


Since 2011, the SFB 837 has established a continuous collaboration "Recent Advances in Tunneling and Underground Space Research" with various international academic partners. Among other research institutions, this includes the IKC Cambridge, UK; the Tongji University Shanghai, China; the ACTUE-Grou...

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Lecture Dates


21.03.2019


The lecture dates for the summer semester 2019 are online.

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Annual "Deutscher Bautechnik-Tag" Fair with SFB 837


25.01.2019


On the 7th and 8th of March, the SFB 837 will be represented at the “Deutscher Bautechnik-Tag” fair in Stuttgart. This year’s fair takes place under the motto “change needs visions and men of action”. The German Concrete and Construction Engineering Association (DBV - Deutscher Beton- und ...

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GUEST LECTURE PROBABILITY SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS APPLYING LINE SAMPLING


25.01.2019


On February 12th 2019 2 p.m. Prof. Dr. Marcos Valdebenito From Santa Maria University, Chile will hold a guest lecture "Probability sensivity analysis applying line sampling"

Guests are welcome...

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CRUST: 1st Colloquium for Young Researchers in Underground Science and Technology


14.12.2018


The 1st Colloquium for young Researchers in Underground Science and Technology (CRUST 1) will be held in Bochum This colloquium intends to bring together PhD Students and young early stage researchers associated with every member of RDSME. It aims to provide a forum for them to exchange ideas, foste...

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Workshop Herausforderung Tunnelbau 2018: Lectures by Prof. Konrad Bergmeister and Dipl.-Ing. Felix Amberg


27.09.2018


The use of underground space is a key factor for sustainable development of both industrial as well as emerging and developing countries. Underground transalpine transport links, the tendency for larger diameters, difficult geological conditions or high groundwater pressures pose major challenges fo...

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Long-term Tunnel Behaviour and Ground Movements after Tunnelling in Clayey Soils


12.09.2018


Dr. Zili Li form the University College Cork, Republic of Ireland, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Long-term Tunnel Behaviour and Ground Movements after Tunnelling in Clayey Soils'.

Long term ground movements above a tunnel may continue to increase with time after tun...

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Hybrid lining segments for modern tunnel constructions - Intelligent use of steel fiber reinforcement


17.07.2018


The application of steel fiber reinforced concrete for precast tunnel lining segments is increasingly gaining importance for several years.

The workshop "Hybrid lining segments for modern tunnel constructions - Intelligent use of steel fiber reinforcement" mainly aims to present and discuss rece...

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COLOMBIAN UNIVERSIDAD DEL VALLE visits RUHR UNIVERSITY BOCHUM


14.09.2018


As part of the program of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), students of the Universidad del Valle, Colombia, have been given the opportunity to visit the Ruhr University Bochum.

On Monday, September 17th, 2018, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will introduces itsel...

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Doctoral Thesis: Computational methods and numerical analyses of material transport in EPB shield machines


05.09.2018


On September 10st, 2018 Thai Son Dang from the institutue Structural Mechanics, Ruhr University Bochum, will present his doctoral thesis 'Computational methods and numerical analyses of material transport in EPB shield machines'.

The presentation is open to all SFB837 members.
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Data-driven Design of New Materials and Structures


06.08.2018


Prof. Miguel A. Bessa form the TU Delft, The Netherlands, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Data-driven Design of New Materials and Structures'.

A data-driven computational framework combining Bayesian machine learning for imperfection sensitive quantities of interest, ...

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DFG Funding Atlas 2018: RUB’s civil engineers take 1st place with SFB 837 once again


26.07.2018


On 5th July 2018, the eighth edition of the German Research Foundation’s Funding Atlas was published. It lists the figures for publicly funded research in Germany for the year 2018. As in the 2015 edition, Ruhr-University Bochum holds the top position in the field of civil engineering/architecture...

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Special Issue on Computing with Polymorphic Uncertain Data


25.06.2018


A Special Issue on Computing with Polymorphic Uncertain Data has been published in the International Journal of Reliability and Safety. The Special Issue has been edited by Steffen Freitag (Ruhr University Bochum), Rafi L. Muhanna (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Robert L. Mullen (University of...

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EURO:TUN 2017: Proceedings Computational Methods in Tunneling and Subsurface Engineering can be ordered at the institute


04.07.2018


EURO:TUN 2017: Proceedings Computational Methods in Tunneling and Subsurface Engineering can be ordered at the institute of Structural Mechanics for 90,00 EUR.

Please contact Svenja Schützner via eMail....

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Special Issue on Computational Methods in Mechanized Tunneling


13.06.2018


A Special Issue on Computational Methods in Mechanized Tunneling has been published in the international journal Underground Space. The Special Issue has been edited by Günther Meschke (Ruhr University Bochum, SFB-Spokesman), Günter Hofstetter (University of Innsbruck) and Kok-Kwang Phoon (Nationa...

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Gastvortrag zum Thema "Planung eines 200 m hohen Naturzugkühlturmes in China"


04.07.2018


Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Höhler von ZPP Ingenieure AG hält einen Gastvortrag mit dem Titel "Planung eines 200 m hohen Naturzugkühlturmes in China".

Kurzfassung:
Bei der Planung von Kühltürmen müssen neben der statischen Beanspruchung oft auch dynamische Beanspruchungen infolge Wind oder Erdbeben...

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Splines for Discrete Crack Propagation in a Fluid-Saturated Porous Medium


08.05.2018


Prof. Dr.ir.Dr.h.c. René de Borst form the University of Sheffield, UK, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Splines for Discrete Crack Propagation in a Fluid-Saturated Porous Medium'.

Recently, isogeometric analysis has also been used for the analysis of crack propagatio...

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Assessing ground interaction effects and potential damage to existing tunnels before and after excavation works


08.03.2018


Prof. David Potts form the Imperial College London, UK, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Assessing ground interaction effects and potential damage to existing tunnels before and after excavation works'.

A major research project investigating the effect of tunnelling on...

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Prof. Günther Meschke invited to give 13th Sun Jun Lecture at GeoShanghai 2018 Conference


04.06.2018


On May 28th 2018 Prof. Günther Meschke (Spokesman of the SFB 837) held the Sun Jun distinguished lecture at this year’s GeoShanghai Conference in Shanghai, China. The title of his presentation was "Computational Modeling in Mechanized Tunneling: from Robust Design to Real-Time Steering“.
The S...

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Rock mechanical investigations of Opalinus Clay shale in the new TBM-excavated Belchen highway tunnel (Switzerland)


07.02.2018


Dr. Martin Ziegler form the ETH Zurich, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Rock mechanical investigations of Opalinus Clay shale in the new TBM-excavated Belchen highway tunnel (Switzerland)'.

The Swiss high-level nuclear waste repository concept requires access and vent...

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FORUM FOR YOUNG ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS


15.01.2018


In late 2017, seven PhD students of the SFB 837 have founded a German-wide forum for junior scientists in tunneling, namely the „Forum For Young Engineering Professionals“.
The forum supports young engineers in taking the step from studies to their further career and establishes contacts within...

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Image-based numerical prediction for effective thermal conductivity of heterogeneous materials: A quadtree based scaled boundary finite element metho


29.11.2017


Dr. Yiqian He from the Dalian University of Technology, China, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Image-based numerical prediction for effective thermal conductivity of heterogeneous materials: A quadtree based scaled boundary finite element method'.

The evaluation of Ef...

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Modelling the Third Kind Boundary Condition in Scaled Boundary Finite Element Method Based Numerical Analysis


29.11.2017


Prof. Haitian Yang form the Dalian University of Technology, China, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Modelling the Third Kind Boundary Condition in Scaled Boundary Finite Element Method Based Numerical Analysis'.

The third kind boundary condition usually gives relation...

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Workshop Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Fracture


07.11.2017


In the run-up to the Workshop "Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Fracture" Prof. Michael Ortiz will give a guest lecture on "Multiscale Modeling And Simulation Of Fracture And Fragmentation – Application To Fused Silica Glass".

The Guest Lecture by Prof. Ortiz is followed by four ...

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Guest Lecture Prof. M. ORTIZ (California Institute of Technology, USA): Multiscale Modeling And Simulation Of Fracture And Fragmentation – Application To Fused Silica Glass


14.11.2017


Prof. Michael Ortiz from the California Institute of Technology, USA and Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, Germany will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Multiscale Modeling And Simulation Of Fracture And Fragmentation – Application To Fused Silica Glass'.

The anomalous sh...

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Herausforderung Tunnelbau 2017


09.10.2017


Die Nutzung des unterirdischen Raums ist ein Schlüsselfaktor für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung sowohl von Industrie-, als auch von Schwellenund Entwicklungsländern. Unterirdische transalpine Verkehrsverbindungen, die Tendenz zu größeren Durchmessern, schwierige geologische Verhältnisse oder h...

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Inverse Analyses and Quasi-Non-Destructive Tests for Identification of both Material Parameters and Residual Stresses


09.10.2017


Dr. Aram Cornaggia form the Politecnico di Milano, Italy, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Inverse Analyses and Quasi-Non-Destructive
Tests for Identification of both Material Parameters and Residual Stresses'.

Mechanical characterization of materials and assessment o...

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Neuer Stundenplan WS 2018


05.10.2017


Die neuen Vorlesungstermine sind online....

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Bochum Undergound Space Day 2017 – Subsurface & Energy


16.10.2017


The “Bochum Underground Space Day” is organized by the Research Department Subsurface Modeling and Engineering (RD SME) at Ruhr University Bochum as an annual workshop to exchange results of pertinent research and to foster cooperation within the RD as well as with external research institutions...

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Tunneling In Soft Soils In Urban Environment – Impact Of Tunneling Process On Overlying Buildings


13.10.2017


Dr. Wout Broere form the TU Delft, The Netherlands, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Tunneling In Soft Soils In Urban Environment – Impact Of Tunneling Process On Overlying Buildings'.

One possible way to reduce the impact on buildings is to locate the tunnels below ...

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tom Schanz unexpectedly deceased


18.10.2017


To our shock and dismay, we recently received news of the sudden death of one of our beloved colleagues and research partners in the SFB 837, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tom Schanz (Chair of Foundation Engineering, Soil and Rock Mechanics – sub projects A5, A6 and C2).
Tom Schanz passed away on Thursday, the ...

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Prof. Dr. Günther Meschke als Mitglied in die Academia Europaea gewählt


28.09.2017


Prof. Dr. Günther Meschke wurde am 06.August 2017 als Mitglied in die "Academia Europaea" gewählt.

Die Academia Europaea organisiert unter anderem jährliche Treffen, die jeweils unter einem Generalthema stehen. Das Treffen des Jahres 2006 in Budapest stand unter dem Motto „Brain, M...

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Informationen zu aktuellen Stipendien- und Fördermöglichkeiten für Auslandsaufenthalte


04.07.2017



Für das Sommersemester 2018 können sich RUB-Studierende aller Fakultäten bis zum 5. Juli 2017, 12 Uhr noch für einen Auslandsaufenthalt an Partnerhochschulen der RUB in Weißrussland, Brasilien, Mexiko, Chile und Argentinien bewerben. Für das Studium an unserenPartnerhochschul...

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University award for Dr.-Ing. Jithender J. Timothy


21.07.2017


Prof. Ulf Eysel and Rektor Prof. Axel Schölmerich conferred on 19.7.2017 three awards for outstanding PhD theses. Dr.-Ing. Jithender J. Timothy from the institute for structural mechanics obtained the Dr.Heinrich-Kost-award for his dissertation „Analytical and Computational Models for the Effecti...

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Modelling tunnelling-induced deformation on surface structures


20.06.2017


Prof. Dr. Daniela Boldini form the University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Modelling tunnelling-induced deformation on surface structures'.

The construction of tunnels in urban areas inevitably entails the interaction with existing struc...

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Reinforcement optimization on FRC structures


20.06.2017


Prof. Giovanni Plizzari form the Università degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italy, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Reinforcement optimization on FRC structures'.

Structural optimization requires to meet structural performance requirements by using the minimum amount...

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Short Workshop: Stability Analysis in Geotechnical Problems


20.06.2017


Organized by the collaborative research center SFB 837 "Interaction modeling in mechanized tunneling", the short workshop on "Stability Analysis in Geotechnical Problems" will be held at the Ruhr-University Bochum on July 10th, 2017.

This workshop mainly aims to give an overview on the recent ad...

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CE-WP 09: Numerical Simulation in Geomechanics and Tunneling


27.06.2017


The course "Numerical Simulation in Tunneling" (No. 128 018) of the module CE-WP 09 "Numerical Simulation in Geomechanics and Tunneling" will be held on

01.07.2017 and on 08.07.2017
from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
in room IC 04/630....

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Rock specific energy as a measure of performance in mechanical excavation and tunneling under mixed ground conditions


24.05.2017


Dr. Rennie Kaunda form the Mining Engineering Department, Colorado School of Mines, USA, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Rock specific energy as a measure of performance in mechanical excavation and tunneling under mixed ground conditions'.

Tunneling projects can easi...

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Geotechnics and Energy


22.03.2017


Prof. Richard Jardine from Imperial College London, United Kingdom, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Geotechnics and Energy'.

In March 2016 Prof. Richard Jardine delivered the 56th Rankine Lecture, which considers the pressing problem of geotechnical engineering as one...

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Determination of in-situ horizontal stress in sand via CPT


24.05.2017


Prof. Mohammad M. Ahmadi ( Geotechnical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran) will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Determination of in-situ horizontal stress in sand via CPT'.

Cone Penetration Test (CPT) is widely used as a common in-situ test for sit...

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Verleihung des Karl Arnold-Preises 2017 an Dr.-Ing. Steffen Freitag


12.05.2017


Dr.-Ing. Steffen Freitag (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Fakultät für Bau- und Umweltingenieurwissenschaften, Lehrstuhl für Statik und Dynamik) heißt der diesjährige Preisträger des mit 10.000 Euro dotierten Karl Arnold-Preises der Nordrhein-Westfälischen Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künst...

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Structural diagnosis and material model calibration through inverse analysis: some innovative procedures and applications


13.02.2017


Prof. Vladimir Buljak from the University of Belgrade, Serbia, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Structural diagnosis and material model calibration through inverse analysis: some innovative procedures and applications'.

The purpose of this lecture is to show some recen...

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Vorlesungstermine online


10.10.2016


Die neuen
Vorlesungstermine sind online...

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Prof. Wilfried B. Krätzig verstorben


16.03.2017


Am 7. März 2017 verstarb Herr Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. E.h. mult. Wilfried B. Krätzig im Alter von 84 Jahren.

Als ehemals langjähriger Inhaber des Lehrstuhls für Statik und Dynamik (1970-1998) hat er das Fachgebiet "Statik und Dynamik" im In- und Ausland nachhaltig beeinflusst. Seine wissensch...

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Tagungsband Baustatik-Baupraxis


24.03.2017


Das aktuelle Tagungsband der 13. Fachtagung Baustatik-Baupraxis kann käuflich erworben werden.
Kontaktieren Sie dazu bitte Frau Svenja Schützner per E-Mail...

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Numerische Entwurfsmethoden unter Berücksichtigung polymorpher Unschärfe - Aspekte zeitlicher und räumlicher Abhängigkeiten


03.04.2017


Für eine realitätsnahe Simulation von Strukturen ist eine adäquate Modellierung der Datenunschärfe erforderlich. Die verfügbaren Informationen müssen berücksichtigt werden, nicht validierbare Voraussetzungen für Unschärfemodelle sind zu vermeiden. Die entwickelte polymorphe Unschärfemodell...

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Applicability of Shielded TBMs in Tunneling Through Squeezing Ground


14.03.2017


Dr. Rohola Hasanpour from Hochschule Darmstadt – University of Applied Sciences, Germany will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Applicability of Shielded TBMs in Tunneling Through Squeezing Ground'.

The shielded TBMs are amongst the most technically sophisticated excavatio...

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ALS TRANSATLANTIC RUHR FELLOW IN DIE USA! PRAKTIKUM + BEGLEITPROGRAMM IM SOMMER 2017 BEWERBUNGSFRIST: 22. MÄRZ 2017


22.02.2017


Starten Sie Ihre internationale Karriere in der Metropolregion New York!

Nachdem die UA Ruhr in den vergangenen vier Jahren erfolgreich das "Ruhr Fellowship"-Programm durchgeführt und hochqualifizierte US-amerikanische Studierende ins Ruhrgebiet geholt hat, startet im Sommer 2017 das P...

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Steffen Freitag becomes spokesman of the Junges Kolleg


13.02.2017


Dr. Steffen Freitag has been elected as spokesman of the Junges Kolleg of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and Arts. The junior researcher from the Institute for Structural Mechanics and PI of the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 837 has been appointed in 2015 to be a me...

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Klausurankündigung lineare FEM/ Tragwerksanalysen


13.03.2017


Die Klausur "Lineare Finite-Elemente-Methoden" der Module PG06 und PG09 findet am Montag den 20.03.2017 im HNC 10 statt. Klausurbegin ist 14 Uhr.

Die Klausur "Tragwerksanalysen" des Moduls PGO4 beginnt mit dem Teil "Einwirkungen auf Tragwerke und Sicherheitskonzepte" bereits um 12 Uhr, ebenfalls ...

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High-Performance Computing in the Engineering Sciences


02.03.2017



Im Rahmen der im WS 2016/2017 anstehenden Vortragsreihe „High-Performance Computing in the Engineering Sciences“ finden folgende Vorträge am Montag, den 13.03.2017 im IC 6 / 156 statt:


Transient Molecular – Continuum flow simulation on 32 768 cores
Philip Neumann
08:00 Uhr

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SYNTHESE VON MASCHINELLEM LERNEN UND NUMERISCHER SIMULATION ZUR ECHTZEITSTEUERUNG VON TUNNELVORTRIEBSPROZESSEN


01.02.2017


Im Rahmen der Universitätsallianz Ruhr wird am Lehrstuhl für Statik und Dynamik der Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Prof. Günther Meschke) in Kooperation mit dem Lehrstuhl für Künstliche Intelligenz der TU Dortmund (Prof. Katharina Morik) ein neues Forschungsprojekt zum Thema "Synthese von masch...

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Material characterization and structural diagnosis using combined experimental and numerical tools


23.02.2017


Prof. Gabriella Bolzon from the Politecnico di Milano, Italy, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Material characterization and structural diagnosis using combined experimental and numerical tools'.

The combination of non-standard mechanical testing procedures, full-field...

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Research on Non-Equidistant Thrust System of Shield Machines under Composite Ground


24.01.2017


Dr. Kongshu Deng from the Hunan University of Science and Technology,China/Ruhr-University Bochum, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Research on Non-Equidistant Thrust System of Shield Machines under Composite Ground'.

Among the three principal subsystems in shield mach...

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NEUBAU IA, IB und IAFO: Vom „wettbewerblichen Dialog“ zur Baustelle


26.01.2017


Der lange Weg bis zur Realisierung eines Großprojektes. Besondere Anforderungen bei der Planung und Umsetzung der Bauaufgabe des Gebäudekomplexes IA-IAFO-IB.

Eine Großbaustelle auf dem Universitätsgelände ist eine gute Gelegenheit, das Tragwerk eines aktuellen Neubaus vorzustellen.
Das stat...

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Experimental Study on the Electro-Hydro-Mechanical Behaviour of Clays


16.01.2017


Prof. Rafaela Cardoso from the Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal, will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Experimental Study on the Electro-Hydro-Mechanical Behaviour of Clays'.

The application of electrical energy during Electrokinetic Treatment (EK...

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Merry Christmas and a successful New Year!


22.12.2016


Merry Christmas and a successful New Year

wishes the Institute Structural Mechanics all RUB Employees and students!

The secretariat will be filled again on 09.01.2017.
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Extracting trustful structural information from high-resolution CT data via Pattern Recognition


25.11.2016


Dr. Stanislav Harizanov from Bulgarian Academy of Sciences will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Extracting trustful structural information from high-resolution CT data via Pattern Recognition'.

Image processing is a modern and extremely active scientific field that combine...

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DFG Schwerpunktprogramm SPP 1886


25.10.2016


Am Lehrstuhl für Statik und Dynamik startet ein neues Projekt zum Thema "Optimierungsverfahren für robuste und dauerhafte Stahl- und Faserbetontragwerke unter Berücksichtigung skalenübergreifender polymorpher Unschärfemodellierung" (Projektleiter Dr. Steffen Freitag und Prof. Günther...

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Doctoral Defence Analytical and Computational Models for the Effective Properties of Disordered Microcracked Porous Materials - Jithender J. Timothy


17.11.2016


Msc. Jithender J. Timothy, member of Institute for Structural Mechanics will hold his doctoral defence on 25th of November about "Analytical and Computational Models for the Effective Properties of Disordered Microcracked Porous Materials "
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Computational Modelling, Optimization and Design of Polymeric Nano Composites


02.11.2016


Prof. Xiaoying Zhuang from Leibniz Universität Hannover will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Computational Modelling, Optimization and Design of Polymeric Nano Composites'.

The development of novel man-made materials is among the main reasons that made transistors and com...

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SATBIM: Simulations for Multi-Level Analysis of Interactions in Tunnelling based on the Building Information Modelling Technology


13.10.2016


Dr.-Ing. Jelena Ninic from Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow, The University of Nottingham will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'SATBIM: Simulations for Multi-Level Analysis of Interactions in Tunnelling based on the Building Information Modelling Technology'.

Building and cons...

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Role of Soil Plasticity in Evaluating Clay Conditioning for EPB Tunnelling & Case Studies of Tunnel Projects with Big Challenges


28.09.2016


Dr. Shuying Wang from Central South University, China will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837. The lecture is divided into two parts: Topic 1: 'Role of Soil Plasticity in Evaluating Clay Conditioning for EPB Tunnelling', Topic 2: 'Case Studies of Tunnel Projects with Big Challenges'.
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Pfingstexkursion 2016


08.06.2016


Der Studiengang Bauingenieurwesen an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum bietet im Master eine Vielzahl an Vertiefungsrichtungen an. In der Pfingstexkursion (17.-20.05.2016) wurde 30 Studenten die Möglichkeit gegeben, in einige Bereiche des Bauingenieurwesens Einblick zu erhalten. Es wurden aktuelle Baupr...

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Modeling fluid-infiltrating, partially-frozen and quasi-brittle porous media with nonlocal discrete-continuum techniques


15.07.2016


Prof. Steve WaiChing Sun from Columbia University, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, USA will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Modeling fluid-infiltrating, partially-frozen and quasi-brittle porous media with nonlocal discrete-continuum techniques'.
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CE-WP 06 - FEM for Nonlinear Analysis of Materials and Structures


26.07.2016


The course CE-WP 06 "FEM for Nonlinear Analysis of Materials and Structures" (Course No.: 126 508) will be held on Thursday, 28.07.2016 from 16:00PM - 18:00PM in IC 03/604.

The seminar of the above mentioned course will take place on 10.08. and 11.08.2016 from 10:00AM -16:00PM in IC 03/604.
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IMM Maidl & Maidl holds a guest lecture in


06.07.2016


M.Sc. Jan Knief von IMM Maidl & Maidl hält einen Gastvortrag mit dem Titel "Umbau und Erweiterung der Stadtbahnanlage – Dortmund Hauptbahnhof".

Kurzfassung:
Die bestehende Stadtbahnanlage im Hauptbahnhof wurde Anfang der 70-er Jahre als erste unterirdische Kreuzung und Verknüpfung einer Stad...

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Recent Advances in Numerical Modelling and Simulation


05.07.2016


Dr. Jelena Ninić from Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow, The University of Nottingham (UK) will present her reasearch "Parallel Computing for Particle Systems and Future Challenges" in the framework of study course "Recent Advances in Numerical Modelling and Simulation".

Outline of the lecture:
Mec...

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Consistent Implementation of FEM Solutions for the Theory of Porous Media


04.07.2016


Dr. Dr. Dorival M. Pedroso from University of Queensland, School of Civil Engineering, Australia will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Consistent Implementation of FEM Solutions for
the Theory of Porous Media'.

The Theory of Porous Media (TPM) is a rational and convenient ...

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Recent Advances in Numerical Modelling and Simulation


05.07.2016


Dr. Godehard Sutmann from Institute for Advanced Simulation,
Jülich Supercomputing Centre (Germany) will present his reasearch "Parallel Computing for Particle Systems and Future Challenges" in the framework of study course "Recent Advances in Numerical Modelling and Simulation".

Outline of the...

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CE-WP 09 - Numerical Simulation in Geomechanics and Tunneling


24.06.2016


The course CE-WP 06 "FEM for Nonlinear Analysis of Materials and Structures" (Course No.: 126 508) will be held on Thursday, 28.07.2016 from 16:00PM - 18:00PM in IC 03/604.

The seminar of the above mentioned course will take place on 10.08. and 11.08.2016 from 10:00AM -16:00PM in IC 03/604.
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Centrifuge Model Tests and Numerical Analyses on Shallow Tunnels in Unsaturated Ground


16.06.2016


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wei Wu from University of Natural Resources & Life Sciences, Austria will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Centrifuge Model Tests and Numerical Analyses on Shallow Tunnels in Unsaturated Ground'.

The face stability of shallow tunnels in partially saturated so...

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Numerical Investigation of Hydro-Mechanical Coupling in Fractured Porous Media, Creep and Cracking of Rocks


16.06.2016


Prof. Ahmad Pouya from Laboratoire Navier, Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech, France will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Numerical Investigation of Hydro-Mechanical Coupling in Fractured Porous Media, Creep and Cracking of Rocks'.

Hydromechanical coupling in cracked or fractured...

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Application of Strong Discontinuities on Reinforced Concrete Structure


31.05.2016


Dr.-Ing. Guillermo Diaz from TU Dortmund will hold a guest lecture about “Application of Strong Discontinuities on Reinforced Concrete Structure”. This guest lecture belongs to the teaching lecture “Recent Advances in Numerical Modeling and Simulation”. Guests are welcome.

In this lecture...

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7th International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing (REC 2016)


13.06.2016


The 7th International Workshop on Reliable Engineering Computing (REC 2016) with the topic "Computing with Polymorphic Uncertain Data" will be held in the Convention Center of Ruhr University Bochum, June 15 - 17, 2016, see http://rec2016.rub...

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SFB 837 Brochure 2016


26.04.2016


The latest SFB 837 Brochure 2016 can be downloaded here.

It will give an overview of the SFB team and the research topics.

SFB 837 Website...

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Higher order finite elements for the simulation of ultrasonic waves for structural health monitoring


01.04.2016


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Gabbert from Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Higher order finite elements for the simulation OF ULTRASONIC waves for structural health monitoring'.

Ultrasonic waves offer a great potential for struc...

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Verleihung des Bundesverdienstordens an Herrn Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. e.h. Mult. Wilfried B. Krätzig


18.02.2016


Der Lehrstuhl für Statik und Dynamik gratuliert Herrn Prof. Wilfried B. Krätzig recht herzlich zur Verleihung des Bundesverdienstordens am 17.02.2016 aufgrund seiner Verdienste als Wissenschaftler und zum Wohle des Gemeinwesens sowie der Förderung des Ansehens der BRD in der Welt.

Der Titel l...

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Vorlesungstermine online


29.03.2016


Die neuen
Vorlesungstermine sind online...

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On adaptive polygonal finite elements: An application to collapse plastic analysis


15.03.2016


Prof. Hung Nguyen Xuan from HUTECH University, Vietnam will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'On adaptive polygonal finite elements: An application to collapse plastic analysis'.

Polygons occur extensively in nature. Polygonal finite elements have been applied to a wide rang...

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The View from Silicon Valley: Internet-of-Things, Industry4.0 and the Future of Engineering Sciences


06.04.2016


In cooperation with Faculty for Civil and Environmental Engineering Dr. Burton Lee will hold a guest Lecture on "The View from Silicon Valley: Internet-of-Things, Industry4.0 and the Future of Engineering Sciences"

Guests are sincerely welcome....

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RD SME Workshop „Subsurface Modeling and Engineering“


15.03.2016


On April 7th the RD-SME Workshop „Subsurface Modeling and Engineering“ will take place.
The workshop starts with two invited presentation:

"Background and status of the In-situ Stimulation and Circulation Experiment"
Dr. Florian Amann (ETH Zürich Switzerland)

"Numerical Methods in Geoen...

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Overview of Subsurface Geosciences at Berkeley Lab with Focus on Nuclear Waste Disposal


25.01.2016


Dr. J.T. Birkholzer from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Overview of Subsurface Geosciences at Berkeley Lab with Focus on Nuclear Waste Disposal '.

This presentation will provide an overview of cross-cutting subsurf...

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Gastvortrag: KONSTRUKTIONEN ERFINDEN - TRAGWERKE BERECHNEN


13.01.2016


Was erwartet den konstruktiven Ingenieur nach Abschluss der Ausbildung in der Planungspraxis eines Ingenieurbüros für Tragwerksplanung?

Neben vielen anderen Möglichkeiten der beruflichen Entfaltung stellt die Arbeit in einem Ingenieurbüro für viele Ingenieure ein attraktives Tä...

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Anisotropes Kriechverhalten eines oxidkeramischen porösen Faserverbundwerkstoffs


19.01.2016


Frau Dipl.-Ing. Katia Artzt vom Deutschen Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR), Köln wird am 22.01.2016 um 13:00 Uhr einen Gastvortrag zum Thema "Anisotropes Kriechverhalten eines oxidkeramischen porösen Faserverbundwerkstoffs" halten....

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Zerna Preis für Frau Jelena Ninic


27.11.2015


Auch dieses Jahr wurden wieder im feierlichen Rahmen der akademischen Jahresfeier der Fakultät für Bau- und Umweltingenieurwissenschaften an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum die ZERNA-Preise verliehen. Für die beste Promotion wurde Frau Jelena Ninic ausgezeichnet.
Der Lehrstuhl f&uum...

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Innovative Tragwerke aus Stahl und Beton


19.11.2015


Das Berufsleben als Tragwerksplaner stellt einen Tag für Tag vor neue Herausforderungen. Insbesondere die Architekten fordern uns und die Baustoffe mit ausgefallenen Entwürfen und Ideen. Im Rahmen des Vortrags werden zwei Projekte mit hoch anspruchsvollen Tragwerkselementen vorgestellt und anh...

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Lecture Dates


02.04.2015


Our lecture dates for the winter semester 2015/2016 are online.

The PDF file can be downloaded here:...

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THE DETERIORATING IMPACT OF ALKALI-SILICA REACTION ON CONCRETE EXPANSION AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES


29.10.2015


The assessment of concrete structures affected by alkali-silica reaction (ASR) is a complex problem due to the multiscale nature of this long-term phenomenon. The reaction starts within the concrete constituents with the formation of an expansive alkali-silicate gel at reaction products level. Being...

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Reliability analysis of Geotechnical Systems


28.09.2015


Prof. G. L. Sivakumar Babu from Indian Institute of Science, India will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Reliability analysis of Geotechnical Systems'.

The properties of natural soil are inherently variable and influence design decisionsin geotechnical engineering...

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Analysis of Slurry (Mix shield) TBM Ground Deformation Control during the Queens bored tunnels project in New York City


11.09.2015


Prof. Mike Mooney from Colorado School of Mines, USA will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about 'Analysis of Slurry (Mix shield) TBM Ground Deformation Control during the Queens bored tunnels project in New York City'.

The first part of the presentation will give an overview of t...

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Examination Dates


24.08.2015


A new examination period starts for the students. All examination dates of the Institute for Structural Mechanics can be viewed here:

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PROF. MESCHKE HAS BEEN APPOINTED TO THE AUSTRIAN SCIENCE BOARD


08.07.2015


The Council of Ministers of the Austrian Federal Government has decided to appoint Prof. Dr. Günther Meschke, Head of the Institute for Structural Mechanics at Ruhr University Bochum, to be a member of the Austrian Science Board as of 01.01.2016 for six years.

According to the press release of...

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Recent Advances in Numerical Modelling and Simulation: Numerical Modeling of Laminated Composite Plates and Shells with Delaminations using Layered Finite Elements


10.06.2015


Laminar composites are modern engineering materials widely used in the mechanical and civil engineering. They are mostly used in a form of laminated composite and sandwich plates or shells. The goal of the presentation is to elaborate some recent advances in the numerical analysis of these structura...

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Recent Advances in Numerical Modelling and Simulation: Enhanced finite elements with embedded discontinuities for the modeling of displacement and fluid-flow jumps


05.06.2015


Prof. Callari from University of Molise (Italy) will present his reasearch "Enhanced finite elements with embedded discontinuities for the modeling of displacement and fluid-flow jumps" in the framework of study course "Recent Advances in Numerical Modelling and Simulation".

Outline of the lectur...

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From Tunnel Vision to Visions of a Tunnel


21.04.2015


The perspective from the biomechanical processes that cause the eye disease "glaucoma" to the physical soil conditions that are important in tunneling was drawn up in the presentation "Virtual Tunnel Vision: From Numerical Eye Models to Simulations in Tunneling" on 2nd April 2015 at BlueSquare in Bo...

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Klausureinsicht Tragwerksanalysen und FEM am 19.05.2015


13.05.2015


Am 19.05.2015 findet die Klausureinsicht zu Tragwerksanalysen und FEM statt.
Die Klausur Tragwerksanalysen kann von 08:45 - 09:45 Uhr im Raum IC / 6 / 86 eingesehen werden.
Die Einsicht zur FEM Klausur findet im selbigen Raum von 09:45 - 10:45 Uhr statt...

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Recent Advances in Numerical Modelling and Simulation: On different strategies to simulate damage and fracture: non-local damage, smeared/cohesive fracturing and novel methods based on level sets


06.05.2015


Dr. Fabien Cazes from Ecole Centrale de Nantes will present his reasearch "On different strategies to simulate damage and fracture: non-local damage, smeared/cohesive fracturing and novel methods based on level sets" in the framework of study course "Recent Advances in Numerical Model...

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Modelling of anisotropy, creep and destructuration in clay


20.04.2015


Prof. Gustav Grimstad from Norwegian University of Science and Technology will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about "Modelling of anisotropy, creep and destructuration in clay".

Natural soft soils exhibit bonding between particles. During straining, some of these bonds...

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Numerical simulation of a progressive slide mechanism in a sensitive clay. The Smaaroed case from Sweeden December 2006


20.04.2015


Prof. Steinar Nordal from Norwegian University of Science and Technology will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about "Numerical Simulation of a Progressive Slide Mechanism in a Sensitive Clay - The Smaaroed Case from Sweeden December 2006".

The lecture introduces porepre...

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Brückenwettbewerb Statik I


23.03.2015


Am 17.04.2015 findet ein erneuter Brückenwettbewerb aus der Vorlesung "Statik I" statt. ...

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Methodology for Real-Time Adaptation of Tunnels Support using the Observational Method


03.03.2015


Prof. Daniel Dias from Polytech Grenoble, France will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about “Methodology for Real-Time Adaptation of Tunnels Support using the Observational Method”.

The observational method in tunnel engineering allows the evaluation in real time of t...

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Changed Location!!!
Doctoral Defense: Computational strategies for predictions of soil-structure interactions during mechanized tunneling


03.03.2015


On March 31st Dipl.-Ing. Jelena Ninić will give a defense of her doctoral dissertation "Computational strategies for predictions of soil-structure interactions during mechanized tunneling".

Mechanized tunneling is a well-established construction technology that allows for tunnel ad...

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Klausurergebnisse Baustatik I und II


24.03.2015


Die Ergebnisse der Klausur Statik und Tragwerkslehre A (Baustatik I PO2013), (Baustatik I und II PO2009) werden am Dienstag, den 24.03.2015, ab ca. 9:30 Uhr im Schaukasten des Lehrstuhls (gegenüber Raum IC 6 / 173) bekannt gegeben.

Am Mittwoch, den 25.03.2015 besteht von 14:00 Uhr bis 17:00...

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Introduction of X-Earth Center and Its Application of Rock Mechanics


20.02.2015


Geo-mechanics group including rock and soil mechanics group of Kumamoto University are organizing research group "X-Earth Center". The organization introduced industrial and μ-focus X-ray CT scanner systems, and has been operating and applying the systems to the Geo-mechanics field. At the begi...

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Dr. Steffen Freitag in Junges Kolleg aufgenommen


22.01.2015


© Nordrhein Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste


Riesenerfolg für die Ruhr-Universität! Gleich sechs der insgesamt 17 neuen Mitglieder im Jungen Kolleg der Nordrhein Westfälischen Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste kommen aus Boc...

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Repetitorium Baustatik I, II, III


12.02.2015


Die Repetitorien zu Baustatik I, II und III finden wie folgt statt:



Baustatik I:

Freitag, 20.02.15 von 9:00 - 12:00 Uhr im HIC

Baustatik II:

Freitag, 20.02.15 von 13:00 - 16:00 Uhr im HIC

Baustatik III:

Mittwoch, 18.02.15 von 13:00 - 16:00 Uhr im HIC...

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Guest Lecture: Damage in pressurized interfaces of hydrocarbon wells


06.02.2015


Prof Carlo Callari from University of Molise, Italy will hold a guest lecture in the framework of SFB 837 about "Damage in pressurized interfaces of hydrocarbon wells".


In oil/gas wells, circumferential cracks are often observed at the two contacts of cement sheath with the casing and the ...

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Projekt EMSAT gewinnt EUREKA Innovation Award


20.11.2014


Am 19.11.2014 wurde das Projekt EMSAT (Enhanced Monitoring and Simulation Assisted Tunneling) mit dem EUREKA-Award in der Kategorie "Innovator of Tomorrow" ausgezeichnet.

Im Projekt EMSAT wurde unter Zusammenarbeit des Lehrstuhls für Statik und Dynamik der Ruhr Universität Boc...

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Gastvortrag der Firma Thomas & Bökaellschaft mbH (Münster)mp Ingenieurges


01.12.2014



Praxisnahe Hinweise zur Anwendung ganzheitlicher Gebäudemodelle am Beispiel eines Hörsaalgebäudes

Der Einsatz dreidimensionaler Gebäudemodelle zur Berechnung komplexer Tragwerke hat in den vergangenen Jahren stark zugenommen. Dahinter stecken Wunsch und Vorstel...

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Preisvergaben anlässlich des Geothermiekongresses DGK 2014


19.11.2014


Im Rahmen des Geothermiekongresses DKG 2014 fand der alljährliche Posterwettbewerb "Science Bar" der Sektion "Junge Geothermie" im GtV-Bundesverband Geothermie statt. Dieses Jahr gewann diesen Preis Sven Beckhuis für seinen Beitrag zum hydraulischen Aufbrechen von Geste...

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RUB Visiting International Professor Grant


17.11.2014


RUBs Research School decided to award a Visiting International Professor Grant of 12.000€ to Prof. Dr. Callari.
This Research School PLUS funding can be used for Prof. Callaris visits to RUB...

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On the Interaction between a Tunnel Boring Machine and the Surrounding Soil


20.11.2014


The presentation gives a brief overview of my PhD research. This research project investigated the mechanical equilibrium of a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) driving in soft soil and the interaction between the TBM-shield and the soil, where primarily monitoring data is used to model the physical proce...

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Herausforderung Tunnelbau


16.07.2014


The use of subsurface structures is one of the key factors in the sustainable development of both industrial and emerging/developing nations. Subsurface transalpine traffic routes, the tendency towards larger diameters, difficult geological conditions and high groundwater pressures pose new challeng...

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Eurostarts Projekt EMSAT in Endausscheidung für EUREKA -AWARD


10.09.2014


Das Kooperationsprojekt Eurostars / EMSAT zwischen der Firma Geodata in Österreich und den Lehrstuhl für Statik und Dynamik ist als Gewinner der Gruppe "Innovators of tommorow" in die Endausscheidung für den EUREKA-Award gekommen.

Das EUREKA Eurostars Programm ist das ers...

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Gründung Research Department Subsurface Modeling and Engineering


09.09.2014


Tief unter unseren Kellern schlummern ungeahnte Möglichkeiten: Die Energie der Erdwärme, staufreie Wege für den Warentransport und Speicherkapazitäten für Klimagase und Schadstoffe sind nur einige Beispiele. Dieses Potenzial intelligent zu nutzen ist Ziel des jetzt gegrü...

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30.09.2014


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AKR unter kombinierten Einwirkungen - Aktuelles aus Forschung und Entwicklung


18.07.2014


In dem Workshop möchten wir zum einen die Ergebnisse unserer bisherigen Untersuchungen im Rahmen der DFG-Forschungsgruppe präsentieren, zum anderen der einschlägigen AKR-Fachwelt eine Diskussionsplattform für aktuelle Themen bieten. Mit nationalen und internationalen Experten m&o...

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Vorlesungstermine aktualisiert


03.10.2014


Die aktuellen Vorlesungstermine haben sich geändert und können hier eingesehen werden....

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Klausurergebnisse Baustatik I und II


25.09.2014


Die Ergebnisse der Klausur Statik und Tragwerkslehre A (Baustatik I und II) werden voraussichtlich am Montag, den 29.09.2014, ab ca. 14:00 Uhr im Schaukasten des Lehrstuhls (gegenüber Raum IC 6 / 173) bekannt gegeben.

Am Mittwoch, den 01.10.2014 besteht von 14:30 Uhr bis 17:00 Uhr die M&oum...

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Klausurergebnisse - Statik und Tragwerkslehre B


05.09.2014


Die Klausurergebnisse für Statik und Tragwerkslehre B sind nun veröffentlicht....

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Evaluation of oil contamination in porous media by X-ray CT image analysis and LBM simulation


03.09.2014


Mechanism of oil contamination in a porous media is complex due to flowing because some oil should be flushed by water movement or some oil should be trapped. These mechanics is caused by the capillary force and it should be exerted by three items: pore diameter, pore shape and connectivity. Hence, ...

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Guest lecture: Compressibility of Porous Materials, Thermodynamics, and the Total Differential



Typical experiments performed on saturated soils (swelling and non-swelling porous materials) include the drained, jacketed, and pseudo-bulk compressibility experiments. In this talk we show how to use thermodynamics to develop the relationship between these compressibilities and the compressibility...

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SFB 837 Summer School: Experiment and Simulation


26.08.2014


In den Verbundforschungsvorhaben SFB 837, GRK 1462 und WRS finden sowohl experimentell als auch numerisch orientierte Vorgehensweisen zur Erforschung der vielfältigen Wechselwirkungen beim maschinellen Tunnelbau, zur Bewertung gekoppelter numerischer Partialmodelle im Konstruktiven Ingenieurbau...

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Computational Methods for the Analysis of Tunnel Face Stability below the Water Table


12.08.2014


The instability of the excavation face is a major concern in tunneling design, especially in soft ground and in the urban environment. The corresponding three-dimensional failure mechanisms are characterized by the localization of shear strains along narrow bands, which propagate from the tunnel fac...

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Repetitorium Baustatik I+II


14.08.2014


Das Repetitorium Baustatik I erfolgt am 18.08.2014 von 14:00 bis 18:00 Uhr und das Repetitorium Baustatik II erfolgt am 22.08.2014 von 13:00 bis 17:00 Uhr.

Beide Repetitorien werden jeweils im HIC stattfinden....

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Studium, Forschung, Lehre im Ausland


24.06.2014


Die aktuelle Broschüre Studium, Forschung, Lehre im Ausland des DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) gibt einen Überblick über das Angebot an Auslandsstipendien für Deutsche. Diese Informationen stehen auch im Internet in einer Stipendiendatenbank (more...


Collagen Sliding - A Potential Remodeling Mechanism in Myopia and Keratoconus


14.07.2014


Our eyes are composed of living tissues, which are constantly remodeling in response to mechanical, chemical, and visual stimuli. In particular, the loadbearing collagenous structures of the eye can undergo substantial growth and remodeling during physiological and pathophysiological conditions. In ...

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BI / CompEng new Course


23.05.2014


A new Course for BI and CompEng "Recent Advances in Numerical Modeling and Simulation" as an optional course will be available from June, 6th until July, 18th...

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Performance analysis of TBM's by using analytical cutting models and geostatistics


04.07.2014


In mechanized tunneling using TBM's the contact of the cutting tools with the rock (or soil) precedes every other work like mucking and support. Penetration into the cohesive/frictional porous solid by the tip of a disc cutter or cutting pick of a TBM, can be achieved only a fraction of a cm at a ti...

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Vortrag Tragwerksplanung Tragwerksmodellierung Tragwerksoptimierung - Praxisbeispiele


08.07.2014


Am 10.07.2014 findet im Hörsaal HIC um 10:00 Uhr ein Gastvortrag zum Thema "Tragwerksplanung Tragwerksmodellierung Tragwerksoptimierung - Praxisbeispiele" statt.
Vortragender ist Herr Dr.Ing. Klemens Pelle vom Ingenieurbüro für Bauwesen in Dortmund...

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11.06.2014


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Simulation of non-local material models using the Thick Level Set (TLS) approach


18.06.2014


The Thick Level Set model (TLS) was proposed recently [Mo ës, Stolz, Bernard, Chevaugeon, 2011] to simulate non-local damage and to provide a natural transition to fracture at the same time. The method is connected to the notion of distance function and the numerical implementation may involve ...

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Lecture Vortrag Effiziente Geometrieverarbeitung als Schlüsseltechnologie


11.06.2014


Am Mittwoch, 18.06.2014 findet an der Nordrhein-Westfälischen Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste in Düsseldorf ein Vortrag zu Thema "Effiziente Geometrieverarbeitung als Schlüsseltechnologie" statt....

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Guest lecture - Wave Propagation in partially saturated soils


28.03.2014


"Wave Propagation in Partially Saturated Soils" is a lecture which will be presented by Mrs. Dr.-Ing. B. Albers.

If the pores of a porous medium are filled by two (or more) immiscible fluids, as for example, water and air, then they are called "partially saturated". The pore f...

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Doctoral defense by MENGMENG ZHOU


12.03.2014


The Institute of Structural Mechanics congratulates Mrs. Dr. Mengmeng Zhou to her doctoral degree about "Computational Simulation of Soil Freezing: Multiphase Modeling and Strength Upscaling"...

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Workshop: Computational modeling of alkali-silica reaction


31.01.2014


On April, 9th 2014 the members of DFG founded Project "FOR 1498 - Alkali-Silica Reaction in concrete structures due to simultaneous cyclic loading and external supply of alkali" will host an international workshop.
Participation in the workshop is free of charge.

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SFB 837 guest lecture Applications of the Particle Filter to some practical problems in geotechnical engineering


26.02.2014


In the framework of SFB 837 Prof. Takayuki Shuku from Okayama University Japan will hold a guest lecture with the topic of "Applications of the Particle Filter to some practical problems in geotechnical engineering"...

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SFB 837 guest lecture Data Assimilation for Geotechnical Applications


26.02.2014


In the framework of SFB 837 Prof. Akira Murakami from Kyoto University Japan will hold a guest lecture with the topic of "Data Assimilation for Geotechnical Applications"...

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Conference: Computational Modelling of Concrete and Concrete Structures


12.06.2013


Keeping the spirit of the long-standing tradition, EURO-C 2014 is aiming to bring together researchers and engineers concerned with computational modelling of concrete structures, in order to review and discuss research advancements and to assess the applicability and robustness of methods and model...

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EXAMINATION - Dynamics of Structures


26.02.2014


The examination for the course Dynamics of Structures will take place at HZO 40 on the 4th of March 2014 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM ...

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Klausurtermine Baustatik


20.02.2014


Die Klausur Statik und Tragwerkslehre A - PO 2009 (Baustatik I und II) findet am 28.02.2014 von 10:00 bis 13:00 Uhr im HIB (Nachname A bis O) bzw. HNC 30 (Nachname P bis Z) statt.

Die Klausur Statik und Tragwerkslehre A - PO 2013 (Baustatik I) findet am 28.02.2014 von 10:00 bis 11:30 Uhr im HNC ...

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Das Repetitorium Baustatik II


11.02.2014


Das Repetitorium Baustatik II findet am 19.02.2014 von 10.00 Uhr bis 14:00 im HNC 10 statt...

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Repetitorium Baustatik III


07.02.2014


Das Repetitorium Baustatik III findet am 18.02.2014 ab 10.00 Uhr im HZO 40 statt...

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Repetitorium Baustatik I


11.02.2014


Das Repetitorium Baustatik I findet am 17.02.2014 von 10.00 Uhr bis 14:00 im HZO 40 statt...

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guest lecture: Tragwerksanalyse von Bauwerken - Möglichkeiten und Anwendungsgrenzen


19.12.2013


On January, 28th 2014 at 12:30, a guenst lecture about "Tragwerksanalyse von Bauwerken - Möglichkeiten und Anwendungsgrenzen" is held in lecture room HIC at Ruhr University Bochum. The lecture will be given by Dipl.-Ing. Roland Eisler from THORMÄHLEN + PEUKERT GmbH & Co. KG....

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guest lecture: ERDBEBEN - Geologische Grundlagen - Erfassung, Nachrechnung und Ertüchtigung bestehender Bauwerke - Schadensprävention durch erdbebengerechtes Bauen


21.11.2013


Am 21. Januar 2014 findet ein Gastvortrag zum Thema "ERDBEBEN - Geologische Grundlagen - Erfassung, Nachrechnung und Ertüchtigung bestehender Bauwerke - Schadensprävention durch erdbebengerechtes Bauen" im Hörsaal HIC der Ruhr-Universität Bochum statt.
Vortragende sind Herr Dr.-...

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New publication Strength homogenization of matrix-inclusion composites using the linear comparison composite approach


04.11.2013


A new publication about "Strength homogenization of matrix-inclusion composites using the linear comparison composite approach" from Institute of Structural Mechanics has been approved by ELSEVIER and is more...


International cooperation "Project VIGONI"


04.11.2013


In the framework of the coorperation project VIGONI 2012/13 between the Institute of Structural Mechanics and Facoltà di Ingegneria, Università del Molise, Italy Prof. Carlo Callari will visit the Institute of Structural Mechanics in November for a research stay.
During this period wo...

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SFB 837 Lecture "Soil Variability and its Consequences in Geotechnical Engineering"


19.11.2013


The core competences of civil engineers are designing, building and maintaining structures and buildings to enable life and business for society. This includes the prevention against natural hazards such as climatological, hydrological, meteorological and geophysical disasters. Such complex hazards ...

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Open positions


18.11.2013


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Ausschreibung des PROMOS-Stipendienprogramms


14.10.2013


Im Rahmen von PROMOS (Programm zur Steigerung der Mobilität von deutschen Studierenden), einem vom DAAD-finanzierten Stipendienprogramm, stehen der Ruhr-Universität Bochum auch im Jahr 2014 Mittel zur Förderung der Mobilität von Studierenden zur Verfügung. Bewerben könn...

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Semester 2013/2014


09.10.2013


The Semester 2013/2014 will begin with a Introductory course for each course of studies.

The Appointments can be found here in the timetable.

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Klausurergebnisse Statik und Tragwerkslehre A


24.09.2013


Die Klausurergebnisse für Statik und Tragwerkslehre A sind online.

Die Klausureinsicht findet wie folgt statt:...

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Top-cited article


19.07.2013


Der Nachwuchswissenschaftler Dr. Steffen Freitag vom Sonderforschungsbereich 837 - Interaktionsmodelle für den maschinellen Tunnelbau und Dynamik ist an einer Veröffentlichung beteiligt, die zu den Top-cited articles im Zeitraum 2010 bis 2011 der internationalen Zeitschrift Computer-Aided Civi...

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job advertisement Post-Doc


13.06.2013


Am Lehrstuhl für Statik und Dynamik der Ruhr-Universität Bochum ist ab 01. August 2013 eine Stelle für eine(n) Nachwuchswissenschaftlers / Nachwuchswissenschaftlerin (Post-Doc) zu vergeben....

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Ruhr Fellows


02.07.2013


14 students from Harvard, Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania visited the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering on 25 and 26 June 2013 within the Ruhr Fellowship Program. The Institute for Structural Mechanics organized a Seminar on Challenges for Civil Engineering Infrastructure a...

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SD Minisymposium at BIOT 5 Conference


08.05.2013


On July, 10-12th the Institute for Structural Mechanics will organize the Minisymposium "Multiscale modeling of transport phenomena and failure in porous materials" at BIOT5 Conference on Poromechanics 2013 in Vienna (Austria) by G. Meschke, J.J. Timothy.

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SB837 International Workshop: Cutting tool - Soil Interaction


12.06.2013


In the framework of the Collaborative Research Center "Interaction Modeling in Mechanized Tunneling" (SFB 837), a workshop on "Cutting Tool-Soil Interaction" is organized, focusing on modeling approaches for the excavation processes at the cutting wheel of tunnel boring machines in particular in sof...

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guest lecture: BIM - Gebäudemodelle für Architektur, Tragwerk und Strukturmechanik


17.06.2013


Am 04.07.2013 findet um 10:15 Uhr im Hörsaal HIA ein Gastvortrag zum Thema "Gebäudemodelle für Architektur, Tragwerk und Strukturmechanik" statt.

Kurzfassung:
Die moderne outline Architektur verändert die Anforderungen an die bisherigen Berufsbilder für Archite...

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11.04.2013


MSC Software bietet für die Dynamik ergänzende oder eigenständige Lösungen an, die genau die Eingangsfrage klären. Auf Basis der Mehrkörpersimulation werden wahlweise einfache und sehr schnelle, oder sehr detaillierte Simulationstechniken für Verzahnungen und W&aum...

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Participation in Conference "Coupled Problems 2013"


29.05.2013


On June, 16th 2013 Meng-Meng Zhou and Prof Günther Meschke from the Institute for Structural Mechanics will participate in the conference "Coupled Problems 2013 Konferenz" on Ibiza, Spain with a presentation about "A THM-coupled Finite Element model of freezing soil: multiphase m...

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Studium, Forschung, Lehre im Ausland


28.05.2013


Die aktuelle Broschüre Studium, Forschung, Lehre im Ausland des DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) gibt einen Überblick über das Angebot an Auslandsstipendien für Deutsche. Diese Informationen stehen auch im Internet in einer Stipendiendatenbank (more...


Lecture: Internationale Stahl- und Anlagenbauprojekte


05.06.2013


Thema des Vortrags sind Projekte des internationalen Stahl- und Anlagenbaus. Es werden vier Beispiele aus den Bereichen Fördertechnik, Kraftwerksbau, Stahlwerksbau und Stahlhochbau vorgestellt, anhand derer Besonderheiten hinsichtlich Statik, Konstruktion und Projektabwicklung gezeigt werden.
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Participation in conference ADMOS 2013


29.05.2013


On June, 3rd 2013 Abdullah Alsahly from the Institute for Structural Mechanics will participate in the conference "ADMOS 2013" in Lisbon, Portugal with a presentation about "Three Dimensional Re-meshing for Real Time Modeling of Advancing Process in Mechanized Tunneling".

Description:
A new tech...

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ARVO Annual Meeting 2013


08.05.2013


Am 07.05. 2013 ist der Lehrstuhl für Statik und Dynamik, vertreten von Michael Koster mit einem Vortrag "Inter- and Intra-Lamellar Slippage of Collagen Fibrils as a Potential Mechanism of Keratoconus Progression" auf dem ARVO Annual Meeting 2013 in Seattle Washington vertreten....

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EURO:TUN 2013 Conference


13.08.2012


EURO:TUN 2013 will be held at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, on April 17th -19th, 2013. The conference aims to provide a forum for scientists, developers and engineers to review and discuss the latest advances in numerical models and computational methods and application concepts for the design, c...

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GoING Abroad - Infoveranstaltung zu Auslandsaufenthalten für Studierende im Bauingenieurwesen


05.04.2013


Während des Studiums ins Ausland - Ja, aber wie? Viele Studierende spielen mit dem Gedanken, ein Semester oder eine Praktikumsphase in einem anderen Land zu verbringen. Doch die Hürden scheinen zunächst groß: Organisation, Kosten, Anerkennung - hier stellen sich Fragen, die f&uu...

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SFB 837 Joint Workshop - Advances in tunneling research


18.03.2013


On April 16th the Joint Workshop "Advances in Tunneling" in Cooperation between University of Cambridge (UK), Tongji University (China) and SFB 837 will take place at Ruhr University Bochum....

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PhD positions - Numerical Simulation of geothermal energy reservoirs


07.01.2013


In the framework of the newly founded Bochum Graduate School on Applied Research on Geothermal Energy Systems (AGES) (http://www.geothermie- zentrum.de/bochum-graduate-school-ages.html) the Institute for Structural Mech...

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Repetitorien Statik und Tragwerkslehre (A+B)


07.02.2013


Die Repetitorien für Statik + Tragwerkslehre (A + B) finden wie folgt statt:


Statik und Tragwerkslehre A
am: Mit, 13.02.2013
um: 10:00 Uhr
im: HZO 60


Statik und Tragwerkslehre A
am: Do, 14.02.2013
um: 10:00 Uhr
im: HZO 60


Statik und Tragwerksleh...

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Guest-lecture: Accurate Numerical Solutions of Structural Dynamics and Wave Propagation


21.12.2012


On January 13th 2013 Prof. Alexander Idesman from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University will held a guest-lecture about "Accurate Numerical Solutions of Structural
Dynamics and Wave Propagation
Problems Based on New Dispersion-Reduction Technique and New Two-stage Time-in...

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19.12.2012


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New project about Reliability issues in the modeling of subsurface failure and damage, using Embed- ded Finite Elements approved


21.11.2012


A new project for research in "Reliability issues in the modeling of subsurface failure and damage, using Embedded Finite Elements" has been assigned by Mercator Research Center Ruhr (MERCUR) to the Institute for structural mechanics.

This project has been established within "Engineered Undergrou...

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Vorlesungsankündigung Biomechanik I


20.11.2012


Die erste Biomechanik Blockveranstaltung im WS 2012/2013 zum Thema "Grundlagen und Anwendungen in der Implantattechnik" findet an folgenden Terminen statt:

Freitag, 14. Dez. 2012, 8:15 bis 17:00 Uhr, IA 3/29
Samstag, 15. Dez. 2012, 8:15 bis 16:00 Uhr, IA 3/29

Die Vorlesung umfasst d...

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Practice Dynamic of Structures


04.12.2012


The Practice Dynamic of Structures on Thu, 06.12.2012 will NOT take place...

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Promotionsverbund


25.10.2012


Die RUB konnte sich gemeinsam mit der FH Bochum mit dem Antrag für eingemeinsames Graduiertenkolleg "Bochum Graduate School Applied Research on Enhanced Geothermal Energy Systems" als eines von 6 Projektteams erfolgreich in einem Feld von 24 Antragstellern durchsetzen.

Die "Bochum Graduate Sc...

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MSC Studentenwettbewerb


07.11.2012


MSC Software möchte Studenten motivieren, sich mit CAE-Aufgaben zu beschäftigen.
Dafür wurde der MSC Studentenwettbewerb ins Leben gerufen.

Die Bedingung
Der Teilnehmer ist im MSC Student Center für die Student Edition registriert und hat Lizenzen auf seinem Rechner installi...

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SFB 837 guest lecture - Messdaten-Verwaltungssystem GKSpro/TISSY − City-Tunnel Leipzig


21.11.2012


For November, 28th SFB has organized two guest lectures at Ruhr University Bochum.
The two guest lectures will be held by
Dr.-Ing. Thomas Stolp - Gesellschaft für Informatikdienste mbH Eichwalde (Germany) and
Dr.-Ing. Stefan Franz - Deutsche Einheit Fernstraßenplanungs- und -bau GmbH Berlin...

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SFB837 Gastvortrag - Herausforderung im Tunnelbau


30.07.2012


Auf zwei herausragende Vertreter ihres Fachs freuen sich die Veranstalter der Gastvortragsreihe im Sonderforschungsbereich "Interaktionsmodelle Maschineller Tunnelbau" (SFB 837) an der RUB: Mit Prof. Dr. Dr. Konrad Bergmeister aus Wien und Dr.-Ing. E.h. Martin Herrenknecht von der Firma Herrenknecht...

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Klausurergebnisse Statik und Tragwerkslehre A


18.09.2012


Die Klausurergebnisse Statik und Tragwerkslehre A sind nun online...

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6TH EUROPEAN CONGRESS ON COMPUTATIONAL METHODS IN APPLIED SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING (ECCOMAS 2012)


13.08.2012


Previous editions of the ECCOMAS Congress were held in Venice, Italy (2008), Jyväskylä, Finland (2004), Barcelona, Spain (2000), Paris, France (1996), and Brussels, Belgium (1992).

The venue is the University of Vienna, which is located in the center of the city. It can be easily reached by...

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16.08.2012


1)
Noch bis zum 1. September 2012 können sich RUB-Studierende aller Fachbereiche für Restplätze im Sommersemester 2013 an folgenden Partneruniversitäten bewerben:



Universidad de Monterrey, Mexiko

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexiko

Universidad AutÃ...

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Repetitorium Statik und Tragwerkslehre B


14.08.2012


Das Repetitorium zu Statik und Tragwerkslehre B findet statt



am: 22.08.2012

ab: 10.00 Uhr

im: HIA
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Verleihung Ehrendoktorwürde an Herrn Prof. em. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr.-Ing. E.h. Wilfried B. Krätzig


02.07.2012


Der Senat und die Fakultät Bauingenieurwesen der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar verleiht Herrn Prof. em. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr.-Ing. E.h. Wilfried B. Krätzig am 06. Juli 2012 die Ehrendoktorwürde.
Herr Prof. Krätzig war von 1970 bis 1998 Lehrstuhlinhaber des Lehrstuhls für Statik und Dyn...

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Guest lecture Loss of Scleral Compliance during Aging


19.07.2012


Dr. Rafael Grytz from Devers Eye Institute Ocular Biomechanics Laboratory, Portland, USA, a former member of the Institute of Structural Mechanics will held a guest lecture about "";Loss of Scleral Compliance during Aging".

overview:
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness. Th...

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Guest lecture Computational modeling techniques applied to the study of the eye


19.07.2012


Ian A. Sigal, Ph.D. from Laboratory of Ocular Biomechanics University of Pittsburgh, USA will held a guest lecture "Computational modeling techniques applied to the study of the eye" at Institute of Structural Mechanics.

overview:
Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness worldwide. Los...

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SFB 837 meets Tongji - Joint workshop


11.06.2012


From July, 23rd. - 24th a joint workshop in cooperation with SFB 837 will be held at the College of Civil Engineering at Tongji University China.

The College of Civil Engineering has the traditionally advantageous civil engineering programs that are the oldest, strongest and most comprehensive in...

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Participation in EMI Joint Conference of the Engineering Machanics Institute 2012


19.06.2012


Mini-symposium "Cementitious materials: experiments and modeling across the scales" within 2012 Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI 2012),
held at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA, June 17-20 2012, see http://emipmc12.nd.edu/

organized by
Christian Hellmic...

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Participation in the 8TH EUROPEAN SOLID MECHANICS CONFERENCE


13.06.2012


The 8th European Solid Mechanics Conference will take place at the Grazer Congress, under the auspices of EUROMECH, during July 9-13, 2012.

The Institite for Structural Mechanics will participate in this conference with two presentations:

"An Edge-Based Imbricate Finite Element Me...

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News from international office


24.05.2012


Im Rahmen von PROMOS, einem vom DAAD-finanzierten Stipendienprogramm, stehen der Ruhr-Universität Bochum auch im Jahr 2012 Mittel zur Förderung der Mobilität von Studierenden zur Verfügung.


Darüber hinaus bietet das International Office der RUB weitere interessante Informatio...

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Stellenausschreibung


18.04.2012


Am Lehrstuhl für Statik und Dynamik ist eine Stelle für eine(n)


Wissenschaftliche(n) Mitarbeiter(in) bzw. Post-­‐Doc


zu besetzen.

Die Tätigkeit beinhaltet die Durchführung eigener wissenschaftliche Forschung mit dem Ziel der Promotion auf...

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Mini-symposium Cementitious materials: experiments and modeling across the scales


11.06.2012


The objective of this mini-symposium is to honor Professor Bazant by
celebrating mechanics as an enabling discipline in engineering sciences: we
aim at discussing recent advances in modeling and experimental oriented
research on cementitious materials across the scales, ranging from atomistic ...

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PROF. MESCHKE IN AKADEMIE AUFGENOMMEN


14.05.2012


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Günther Meschke (Bau- und Umweltingenieurwissenschaften) ist bereits ordentliches Mitglied der Nordrhein-Westfälischen Akademie der Wissenschaft und der Künste sowie der Deutschen Akademie der Technikwissenschaften (acatech) und wurde nun am 20. April zum korrespondierenden M...

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Gemeinsame Exkursion zur Ausstellung Tragende Linien - Tragende Flächen


04.06.2012


ACHTUNG NEUE UHRZEIT: 17:30 UHR


Bei der gemeinsamen Exkursion zum Dortmunder U am 13. Juni findet ein Vortrag zum Thema "Herausforderungen an Tragwerksplanungen - Tragende Linien / Tragende Flächen" und ei...

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Summer School on the mechanics of biological tissues


02.05.2012


June 5 to June 8, 2012 Summer School on the mechanics of biological tissues will be held at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.A.

The goal of the summer school is to introduce participants to the state-of-the-art research in the biomechanics of bone, ligament, tendon and soft tis...

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SFB 837 meets IKC Cambridge


27.01.2012


20.-21. March: SFB 837 meets IKC Cambridge

On 20 and 21 March 2012 a delegation from the SFB 837consisting of 10 researchers will travel to the University of Cambridge to participate in a workshop hosted by the "Innovation and Knowledge Centre" (IKC)on Smar...

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Repetitorien Statik I und II


09.02.2012



(für Bachelor und Diplomer)

Do.16. 02. 12 10:00-14:30 Uhr IA 6/21 (Schnittgrößen & EL)

Di. 21. 02. 12 10:00-14:30 Uhr IA 6/21 (KGV & WGV)

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Closing date for applications at RUB`s partner universities


20.12.2011


The closing date for applications at RUB`s partner universities in Japan (Osaka), Korea (Seoul und Daegu), China (Shanghai), Taiwan (Taipei), Belarus (Minsk), Frankreich (Tours), USA (St. Charles near St. Louis), Mexico (Monterrey and Mexico-City), Brasilia (Belo Horizonte) and Chile (Antofagasta an...

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Lecture: Uncertainty and Artificial Intelligence in Structural Analysis


31.01.2012


Structures should be resistant against a multiplicity of environmental actions during their lifetime. The applications of new materials in engineering practice as well as the evaluation of existing structures require knowledge about the time-dependent behavior. Structural monitoring is a possibility...

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New cooperation project - Advanced computational modelling of shear failure in tunneling


13.12.2011


Within the framework of the VIGONI program me 2012/13, the DAAD has recently approved a 2-year cooperation project between the Institute for Structural Mechanics of Ruhr University Bochum and Prof. Carlo Callari, Faculty of Engineering at University of Molise, Italy. In the project, a new finite ele...

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New research project (FOR-1498) - effects of the alkali-silica reaction in concrete structures


12.12.2011


The DFG has recently approved a 3-year funding for a national research group FOR-1498/0 beginning January 2012. The objectives of the
research group are to investigate the effects of the alkali-silica reaction in concrete structures due to simultaneous cyclic loading and
external supply of alkal...

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semester abroad at University MAUI (USA) or AEN (Australia)


20.12.2011


Until 13th of january 2012 you can apply for a semester abroad at University MAUI (USA) or AEN (Australia). Students from all faculties (except Medicine) are welcome to study in the middle-west of the USA or in one of Australias exciting metropolis.



new class schedule for WS 2012


04.10.2011


The new class schedule for winter-semester 2012 is available for download...

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New research group to investigate the alkali-silica phenomenon and its effects in concrete structures


08.11.2011


The DFG has recently approved a 3-year funding for a national research group FOR-1498/0 beginning January 2012. The objectives of the research group are to investigate the effects of the alkali-silica reaction in concrete structures due to simultaneous cyclic loading and external supply of alkali. T...

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Übergangsauflagen für Bachelorabsolventen UTRM


08.11.2011


Absolventen des Bachelorstudiengangs UTRM, die den Masterstudiengang der Fachichtungen KIB-Structural Engineering, KIB-Computational Engineering sowie Geotechnik und Tunnelbau belegen möchten, müssen im Rahmen der vom Lehrstuhl für Statik und Dynamik angebotenen Module folgende zusätzlic...

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Ankündigung des Stipendiums Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan


08.11.2011


Stipendium für Studierende an der Ruhr-Universität
Bochum für einen Studienaufenthalt an der
Toyohashi University of Technology in Japan
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Praxissemester Baustellenpraktikanten/Innen Firma Züblin


10.10.2011


Für ein mehrmonatiges Praxissemester zur Unterstützung bei verschiedenen Bauvorhaben deutschlandweit sucht die Firma Züblin Baustellenpraktikanten/Innen....

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SFB837 - Guest lecture on Modeling of Tunnels for Construction and Maintenance


31.10.2011


In this talk, fi rst, a product model of shield tunnels, called IFC-ShieldTunnel, which was developed several years ago by us in Japan, will be presented by putting emphasis on conceptualization of shield tunnels, geometric modeling of soil layers, and implementation and visualization of instance fi...

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New Book – just released: Numerical Modeling of Concrete Cracking, G. Hofstetter & G. Meschke (Eds.) , Springer , 2011


05.08.2011


The book presents the underlying theories of the different approaches for modeling cracking of concrete and provides a critical survey of the state-of-the-art in computational concrete mechanics. It covers a broad spectrum of topics related to modeling of cracks, including continuum-based and discre...

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Examination results Comp.-Eng. & Master BI


17.10.2011


Examination results for Master of Science (Computational Engineering) - Finite Element Methods in Linear Structural Mechanics
(19.09.2011)
and

Master-Studiengang
Bauingenieurwesen (19.09.2011)
are available and can be downloaded in blackboard....

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SFB837 Workshop "Vorauserkundung im maschinellen Tunnelbau"


20.09.2011


Zuverlässige Vorauserkundung ist ein wichtiger Faktor für die Sicherheit und Effizienz im maschinellen Tunnelbau. In dem Workshop werden aktuelle Entwicklungen im Bereich der Vorauserkundungsmethoden und computergestützter Identifikationsmethoden thematisiert.

Gastvortragende:
- Dr....

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Klausurergebnisse Statik und Tragwerkslehre B


22.09.2011


Die Klausurergebnisse für Statik und Tragwerkslehre B sind nun veröffentlicht.

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SFB837 Workshop "Modellqualitäten"


20.09.2011


In den verschiedenen Disziplinen des Ingenieurwesens werden Entwicklungs-, Forschungs-, Planungs- und Überwachungsauf- gaben mit Hilfe numerischer Modelle unterschiedlichster Kom- plexität durchgeführt. Bei der Entwicklung von verlässlichen Modellen werden häufig Fragen bezüg...

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Repetitorien Statik


18.07.2011


Die Repetitorien für Statik I und II (Bachelor und Dipl.)


finden am
DI., 16.08.2011 um 10:00-15:00 Uhr im HIA (Schnittgrößen & WGV)

DO., 1.08.1011 10:00-15:00 Uhr im HMA 20 (KGV & Einflusslinien) statt.



Für Statik III (Bachelor) am


Mi....

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list of available erasmus places


27.07.2011


The list for currently available places at other ERASMUS-universities is online.


list of free places



Feel free to register at svenja.schuetzner@rub.de...

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renewal for DFG project Soil Freezing


15.07.2011


The renewal proposal for the DFG project, with the title of "Multiphase Modeling and Computational Simulation of Soil Freezing in the Context of Mechanized Tunneling", has been approved recently....

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International Workshop SFB837 - Aspects of Computational Modeling in Geomechanics and Tunneling


09.05.2011


UPDATE

!!! Workshop location changed to Ruhr-University Bochum !!!





The workshop will address recent advances in computational
modeling of soft soils and of interactions between
the ground behaviour and machine-driven tunnel
construction.



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Seminar: Strain Localization in Partially Saturated Porous Media: Thermodynamics, Numerical Formulation, Applications


05.07.2011


It is presented an analysis of discontinuous displacements and corresponding singular strains in variably saturated porous media, considering also the discontinuous fl ows and the corresponding singular distributions of fl uid contents, to model the accumulation/drainage of gas and liquid along the ...

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lecture: Lamina Cribrosa Thickening in Early Glaucoma Predicted by a Computational Growth and Remodeling Simulation


14.05.2011


Glaucoma is among the leading causes of blindness worldwide. The ocular disease is characterized by irreversible
damage of the retinal ganglion cell axons at the level of the lamina cribrosa (LC). The LC is a porous, connective
tissue structure whose function is believed to provide mechanical supp...

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lecture INTERACTION MODELING IN MECHANIZED TUNNELING - Application of Non-probabilistic and Probabilistic Concepts in Finite Element Analysis of Tunnelling


15.03.2011


To deal with uncertainties in geotechnical
problems, non-probabilistic
or imprecise probability
methods developed in the last
two decades are applications
in tunneling practice. One nonprobabilistic
method that can be
combined with numerical methods without modifi cations of the numerical sim...

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lecture INTERACTION MODELING IN MECHANIZED TUNNELING - On the Influence of Soil Models on the Results of Tunneling Simulations and the Consequences of EC7 for Tunneling Design


15.03.2011


Finite element analyses are routinely performed in the design phase of tunnel construction. When tunnels with low overburden in soils are considered the infl uence of the constitutive model employed for describing the mechanical behaviour of the soil has a signifi cant infl uence on calculated displ...

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examination results Advanced Finite Element Methods


22.03.2011


examination results Advanced Finite Element Methods WS2010/11 (04.03.2011) can be downloaded here...

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examination results Statik und Tragwerkslehre B


17.03.2011


examination results can be found here:...

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Examination results Master of Science (Computational Engineering)


15.03.2011


Examination results Finite Element Methods in Linear Structural Mechanics are online...

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Guest lecture: Design and construction of steel rollercoaster structures


17.01.2011


TRL Entwicklung Maurer Söhne GmbH & Co. KG - München

Riding a rollercoaster is a persistent experience of doing something apperently dangerous in a safe way, overcoming one's inhibitions.
Rollercoaster structures are loaded by moving, instationary loads.
Hence, apart from ultimate lim...

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Guest lecture: Stability -- bifurcation or deformation problem


17.01.2011


Member of the board of directors - CTO SOFiSTiK AG

Slender systems exhibit a nonlinear behavior that may lead to structural failure without reaching the limit strength of the material.
The handling of such stability problems is not trivial. For the engineer, there are two methods to approach sta...

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Guest lecture: Towards a High Performance and Robust Multi-Physics Framework



The multi-physics problems, specially the Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI), are complex by nature. Even more dealing with these problems usually involves several practical diffi culties such as large scale analysis and dirty model handling. The floating platforms in deep seas are good examples of t...

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Guest lecture: Standard Finite Element and Particle Methods Lagrangian-Lagrangian & Lagrangian-Eulerian methods



The simulation of problems involving complex topological changes, requires the use of advanced techniques in order to allow tracking correctly the changes in the geometry. The use of Lagrangian particle methods, such as the PFEM allows a natural coupling with existing FE approaches and as such provi...

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Guest lecture: Innovation in high-rise construction - the Opera Tower in Frankfurt/Main



The Opera Tower is a 46-storey high-rise construction located near the old Opera in Frankfurt/Main. Challenging tasks in the planning phase of the 169 m tall building were the design of long-span precast concrete beams, complex lintel girders, precast fair-faced concrete parts in the 44th floor, and...

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SFB Short Course 2010


12.11.2010


The SFB short course intends to provide basic knowledge on mechanized tunneling to all researchers involved in the SFB. In particular, the ground behavior, machine types, the excavation process and the lining construction are addressed....

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Guest lecture: Computational Failure Analysis: From Continuous to Localized Damage



Two families of models are commonly used to study the rupture of materials:

- a first family of models describes the collapsing area of a material in a continuous way (e.g. damage models)
- another family of models introduces a discontinuity in the structure when a crack initiates (e.g. cohesi...

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Guest lecture: Investigation of the Load Bearing Behavior of a new Coupling for Tunnel Tubbings



In order to avoid the usage of temporary constructive steel frames, Z.has been working on the design of a new supporting system for openings in tunnel linings; it is a high-performance coupling system for tubbings. One model of this new coupling system was built and tested in the laboratory. Its res...

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schedule WS 2010/2011



New schedules for WS 2010/2011 are out....

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Guest lecture: Gastvortrag Structural and Durability Aspects of Segmental Tunnel Lining Design with Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete



The structural and durability aspects of segmental tunnel lining design with steel fi bre reinforced concrete are presented based on two practical examples, the District Heating Tunnel in Copenhagen and the STEP sewer tunnel in Abu-Dhabi.

Guests are sincerely welcome!

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