The subjects of mechanics and structural analysis are represented by the Chairs of Building Mechanics and Structural Analysis. A laboratory for engineering informatics is affiliated to our institute. The international orientation in research and teaching (cooperations, visiting professors, semesters abroad) is one of our main objectives. Professional contacts are intensified by numerous national and international memberships.

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Teaching

Our institute is involved in teaching throughout all study trimesters. The subjects Mechanics I to IV are taught in the basic course of study, and areas based on them - such as building dynamics - are taught in the main and advanced studies. There, structural analysis is also predominantly represented with its canon of subjects. All common analytical and numerical methods that are important for the static and dynamic calculation of load-bearing structures are taught. The variety of the taught methods of analysis includes, among others, strength theory, material mechanics, shell theory, stability theory, structural dynamics, finite element method and load capacity theory.

Research

Current research projects are temperature shock analyses, structural dynamics, non-linear rope oscillations, non-linear kinetic shell stability, bridge carrying behavior, material laws (e. g. at high pressures and distortion rates), structural concepts, fine element developments, multimedia in statics, vibration protection.

Contacts and addresses

Universität der Bundeswehr München
Department of mechanics and structural analysis

bldg. 33, secretariat room 2454
85577 Neubiberg

 

• Structural analysis
Univ. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Gebbeken
phone 089 6004-3414

• Mechanics
Univ. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Brünig
phone 089 6004-3415