Theses

Diploma, Bachelor, and Master Theses.

2018
T. Vo
Modeling the swelling phenomena of lithium-ion battery cells based on a numerical chemo-mechanical coupled approach . Master Thesis (2018), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2017
A. Nitsche
Numerical investigations on experiments for the characterization of magnetorheological elastomers. Bachelor Thesis (2017), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
K. Jayaraman
Prediction of Cracks During Forming of a Thin Bipolar Sheet of a Fuel-Cell. Master Thesis (2017), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
K. Li
Towards Topology Optimization in Magneto-Electro-Mechanics. Master Thesis (2017), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
S. Gramling
Charakterisierung der Dehnratenabhängigkeit thermoplastischer Polymere zur Finite-Elemente-Simulation von stoßartigen Belastungen. Master Thesis (2017), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
N. Wildt
Modellierung, Simulation und Optimierung eines ultraschallbasierten Messverfahrens in einem Fluid. Master Thesis (2017), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2016
I. Mahbub
3D Dynamic Simulation of Concrete Hammer Drilling for SDSmax Using FEM. Master Thesis (2016), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
M. Tuncel
On Variational Principles in Electrostatics at Large Strain: A Comparative Study. Bachelor Thesis (2016), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
F. Göküzüm
Efficient Computational Homogenization of Composites based on FE-FFT Coupling. Master Thesis (2016), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
R. K. Palaniswami
FE-Analysis of a Wheel Assembly regarding Stresses of the Wheel Screws. Master Thesis (2016), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
H. Pan
Crash Frame Design for Automotive High Voltage Battery Packs. Master Thesis (2016), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
Y. Hu
Phase Field Approaches to Topology Optimization. Master Thesis (2016), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
N. Arnaudov
Variational Framework of Porous Plasticity with Evolving Microstructure. Master Thesis (2016), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
A. Jha
A Micro-magnetic Approach For Large Deformation Magneto-Mechanically Coupled Material Response. Master Thesis (2016), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
E. Polukhov
Computational Multi-scale Instability Analysis of Periodic EAP Composites in Finite Strains. Master Thesis (2016), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
J. Lissner
A Minimization Principle for the Modeling of Diffusion-Deformation Processes in Hydrogels. Bachelor Thesis (2016), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2015
J. Wang
Numerical and experimental investigations on the reliability of passive components subjected to drop impacts. Master Thesis (2015), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
D. Kienle
Conforming FE-Implementation for Minimizer in Poro-Elasticity coupled with Fracture. Master Thesis (2015), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2014
A. Sridhar
A finite deformation micromechanically motivated model for magneto rheological elastomers. Master Thesis (2014), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
S. Nagaraja
Coupled Thermomechanical Model for Gradient-Extended Dissipative Solids. Master Thesis (2014), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
N. Arnaudov
Modeling of Swelling-Induced Mechanical Instabilities in Polymeric Hydrogels. Bachelor Thesis (2014), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
A. Nateghi
Variational Diffusion Coupled with Elasto-Dynamics and its Application to Simulate Hydrogels. Master Thesis (2014), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
O. Gültekin
A Phase Field Approach to the Fracture of Anisotropic Medium. Master Thesis (2014), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2013
M. Ganser
Discrete Network Models of Random Biopolymer Microstructures and Non-Woven Textiles. Bachelor Thesis (2013), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
J.-P. Wolf
A Threephasic Phasefield Model for Austenite and Twinned Martensite in Shape Memory Alloys. Bachelor Thesis (2013), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
K. Grimm
Coupled Thermoviscoelasticity of Rubbery Polymers in the Logarithmic Strain Space. Bachelor Thesis (2013), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
D. Kienle
A Phase Field Model of Twinning Induced Plasticity in Metal Crystals. Bachelor Thesis (2013), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
F. Göküzüm
Configurational-Force-Driven Crack Propagation in Viscoelastic Solids. Bachelor Thesis (2013), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
D. Vallicotti
Stability Analysis in Electro-Mechanics at Finite Strains. Master Thesis (2013), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
A. Krischok
A coupled model for the diffusion in polymeric gels undergoing large deformations. Master Thesis (2013), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
B. Cansiz
Multiscale Continuum Damage Model for Cavity Growth in Rubberlike Materials. Master Thesis (2013), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
M. A. Iftikhar
Intercalation Induced Stress Generation in High Performance Lithium Ion Battery Systems. Master Thesis (2013), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2012
S. Thurm
A Phase Field Model of Fracture for Brittle to Ductile Failure Mode Transition. Diploma Thesis (2012), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
V. Venkataraman
A Projection Method in Incremental Variational Formulation for Phase Field Models in Micromagnetics. Master Thesis (2012), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
J. Reihling
A Study on Brittle Fracture and Ductile Plastic Failure Mechanism under Dynamic Loading. Bachelor Thesis (2012), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
A. Krischok
A Plasticity Model for the Description of Crazing in Glassy Amorphous Polymers. Bachelor Thesis (2012), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2011
D. Tunuguntla
Modeling of Ferroelectric Materials under Combined Electro-Mechanical Loading. Master Thesis (2011), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
S. Khosrownejad
Viscoelasticity in Electro Active Polymers. Master Thesis (2011), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
D. Vallicotti
Modeling of Dislocation-Structure-Based Anisotropy in Finite Polycrystal Plasticity. Bachelor Thesis (2011), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
S. Bove
Hybrid Micro-Macro Modeling of Texture-Induced Anisotropy in Finite Polycrystal Plasticity. Bachelor Thesis (2011), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
F. Aldakheel
Computational Homogenization in Micro-Electro-Elasticity. Master Thesis (2011), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
S. Mauthe
A Micromechanically-Based Variational Formulation of Gradient-Extended Crystal Plasticity. Diploma Thesis (2011), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
H. Ulmer
Variational Phase Field Modeling of Fracture in Beams, Plates, and Shells. Diploma Thesis (2011), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2010
E. Karakaya
Material Modelling of Wood in Regard to Cutting Processes (Bosch). Master Thesis (2010), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
A. Widmer
Variational based formulation of gradient-type J2-plasticity in the logarithmic strain space. Diploma Thesis (2010), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
D. Kularatne
Laminate microstructure in shape memory alloys: Algorithmic relaxation of two-well free energy functions. Master Thesis (2010), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
A. Raina
A multilevel embedded finite element method for the modeling of crack branching. Master Thesis (2010), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
M. Tkachuk
A micromechanically based model for viscoelasticity of rubbery polymers. Master Thesis (2010), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
S. Ali
Multi-scale modeling of thermoset composite during cure to establish a rule of mixture for composite materials (Airbus). Master Thesis (2010), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2009
J.P.K Sthapathy
Parameter Identification for Crystal Plasticity Homogenization Simulations (Fraunhofer). Master Thesis (2009), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
M. Weigert
Thermo-mechanical behavior of glassy polymers: Parameter identification and model validation. Diploma Thesis (2009), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
G. Ethiraj
Theory and Numerical Aspects of Constitutive Modeling in Finite Deformation Magnetomechanics. Master Thesis (2009), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
L. Schänzel
Formulation and numerical implementation of ferroelectricity at large strains. Diploma Thesis (2009), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
M. Baydoun
Configurational-force-based h-adaptive methods in gradient-type standard solids with application to regularized fracture. Master Thesis (2009), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
D. Zäh
Geometric aspects of strain gradient theories in finite inelasticity and damage mechanics. Diploma Thesis (2009), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
A. Chinnasamy
Establishing material properties for modelling the effect of shims (TRW Automotive). Master Thesis (2009), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
R. Klein
Simulation von warmverformten Bauteilen mit der FEM (Freundenberg Forschungsdienste, Weinheim). Master Thesis (2009), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
C. Dönertas
Sintering simulation and optimization of multi-layer ceramics (Bosch, Stuttgart). Master Thesis (2009), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
H. Elgün
Development of a reliability assessment method for brake caliper under application of specific conditions (Bosch, Stuttgart). Master Thesis (2009), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2008
D. Liefeith
Material model for anisotropic rubber viscoelasticity at finite deformations. Diploma Thesis (2008), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
C. Dimadi
Theory and numerical implementation of magnetomechanics in two and three dimensions. Master Thesis (2008), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
B. Ciftci
Reliability analysis of ceramic components using form algorithm (Bosch, Stuttgart). Master Thesis (2008), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
Z. Celik
Sintering simulation and optimization of the ceramics/ceramic composites (Bosch, Stuttgart). Master Thesis (2008), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2007
S. Qu
Temperature-dependent finite viscoplasticity of glassy polymers: Experiments and similations. Master Thesis (2007), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
I. Frankenreiter
Configurational mechanics of nonlocal higher-order continua with microstructure. Diploma Thesis (2007), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
M. Hofacker
A variational approach to configurational solid dynamics. Theoretical formulation and algorithmic treatment. Diploma Thesis (2007), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
I. Ertürk
An incremental variational formulation of viscous polarization in piezoceramics. Master Thesis (2007), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
F. Fürle
N.R. Dabagh
Stability assessment of a mems package considering mixed-mode loading (Bosch, Stuttgart). Master Thesis (2007), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
P.M. Rodriguez
G. Maier
E. Eroglu
Investigation of different optimization strategies with application to spark plug insulators (Bosch, Stuttgart). Master Thesis (2007), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
R.S. Pronovost
Finite element analysis of nanoindentation (McGill University). Master Thesis (2007), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2006
C. Erel
A two-scale model of anisotropic polycrystal-plasticity with discrete codf-evolution. Master Thesis (2006), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
H. Iyer
Micromechanically based thermo-viscoplasticity of glassy polymers: Experiments and constitutive modeling. Master Thesis (2006), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
B. Ozmen
Modeling of phase transformations in shape memory alloys based on energy relaxation. Master Thesis (2006), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
G. Briganti
Computational modelling of high temperature creep behaviour of siliconoxycarbide ceramic composites (Bosch, Stuttgart). Master Thesis (2006), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
I.C. Türtük
Numerical simulation of cold isostatic pressing with application to spark plug insulators (Bosch, Stuttgart). Master Thesis (2006), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2005
I. Bruss
Anwendungen des Konzepts Materieller Kräfte in der Strukturoptimierung. Diploma Thesis (2005), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
F. Welschinger
Fehlerindikatoren in h-adaptiven FE-Strategien. Ein alternativer Zugang auf Basis Materieller Kräfte. Diploma Thesis (2005), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
H. Dal
Approaches to the modeling of thermoviscoplastic behavior of glassy polymers. Master Thesis (2005), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
T. Yalcinkaya
Theory and numerics of material forces in thermo-elastic-plastic materials. Master Thesis (2005), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
A. Prakash
Parameter identification of material models from inhomogeneous experiments with three-dimensional surface matching. Master Thesis (2005), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
S. Nohut
Localization and stability problems in strain softening elastoplastic materials. Master Thesis (2005), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
G. Grün
Numerische Lösungsverfahren für die Modellierung heterogener Materialien. Diploma Thesis (2005), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
D. Rosato
Thermomechanical multisurface crystal plasticity at finite strains. Master Thesis (2005), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
R. Venugopal
Simulation of instrumented indentation tests on film-substrate systems (Fraunhofer Institute, Freiburg). Master Thesis (2005), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
A. Shaban
Fluid mechanical investigation of a molten salt tank for thermal energy storage systems (German Aerospace Centre). Master Thesis (2005), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2004
A.P. Balasubramanian
A constitutive formulation of finite viscoplasticity for glassy polymers in the logarithmic strain space. Master Thesis (2004), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
B. Gökce
Theory and numerics of nonlocal single crystal plasticity including the effects of geometrically necessary dislocations. Master Thesis (2004), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
A.K. Karakaya
Three dimensional finite element analysis of fracture and fragmentation using cohesive elements at large deformations. Master Thesis (2004), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
J. Mendez Diez
Finite elastic and inelastic behaviour of rubbery polymers: Experiments and modeling. Master Thesis (2004), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
M. Veselka
Macroscopic finite element analyses of granular materials based on two-scale micro-macro transitions. Master Thesis (2004), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2003
G. Himpel
On the modeling of material growth in anisotropic solids. Internal variable approach and numerical implementation. Diploma Thesis (2003), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
B. Irhan
Comparison of alternative kinematical approaches to finite element formulations with embedded strong discontinuities. Master Thesis (2003), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
P. Pudewills
Implementation eines Bisektionsalgorithmus für adaptive Dreiecks- und Tetraedernetze. Diploma Thesis (2003), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
S. Baumberger
T. Seifert
Identification of material parameters using instrumented indentation test data (Fraunhofer Institute, Freiburg). Master Thesis (2003), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
D. Zimmermann

2002
S. Göktepe
Micromechanically based constitutive description of elasticity and damage in rubber-like materials. Master Thesis (2002), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
E. Gürses
Two-scale relaxation analysis of finite-strain single-slip plasticity based on a first-order rank-one convexification. Master Thesis (2002), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
I. Khan
Determination of the service life of elastomers using the FE method and experimental data of physical and chemical relaxation. Master Thesis (2002), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
K. Karpat
Development of a PC-based program for the dynamic design of vibration isolation elements. Master Thesis (2002), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
C. Velasco
Arbitrary Lagrangean-Eulerian finite element formulations at large strains. Master Thesis (2002), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2001
A. Kalckbrenner
Zur Theorie und Numerik elastischer und elastoplastischer Schädigungsmodelle bei kleinen Deformationen. Diploma Thesis (2001), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
M. Becker
A. Hund
Theoretische Konzepte zur Konstruktion anisotroper Stoffgesetze am Beispiel elastischer Materialien. Diploma Thesis (2001), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
J. Dettmar
Incremental variational formulation and convexification analysis for elastoplastic materials with nonlinear strain-softening. Diploma Thesis (2001), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

2000
S.H. Lee
Experimentelle Analyse zur Elastizität, Plastizität und Viskosität. Diploma Thesis (2000), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
M. Bayerdörfer
Algorithmische Konzeption von Mehrgitterverfahren mit grundlegenden Konvergenz- und Effektivitätsanalysen. Diploma Thesis (2000), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
A. Rieger
Parameteridentifikation finiter Elastizität rußgefüllter Polymere bei homogenen und inhomogenen Deformationen. Diploma Thesis (2000), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
I. Plazibat
Ein Mehrskalenmodell zur Regularisierung lokalisierten Versagens elastoplastischer Reibungsmaterialien. Diploma Thesis (2000), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.

1999
F. Lulei
Mikromechanisch begründete phänomenologische Materialmodelle für Polymere. Diploma Thesis (1999), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
G. Scheday

1997
T. Benz
Lokalisierungsanalyse Nicht-Assoziierter Plastizität und deren Anwendung auf Reibungsmaterialien. Diploma Thesis (1997), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
C.G Bayreuther
Orientierungsverteilungen von Kristalliten und Berechnung von Fließortkurven polykristalliner Materialien. Diploma Thesis (1997), Institute of Applied Mechanics (CE), Chair I, University of Stuttgart.
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