General Information

IMCS offers a wide range of opportunities for students of civil and environmental engineering and mathematical engineering to write their final theses (bachelor and master) as well as study projects at our institute. Students work closely with the scientific staff of the institute, always within the framework of current research topics in the fields of mathematics and computer-aided simulation. This gives students valuable insights into engineering work and best chances for their future career.

 

Examples

Modelling and simulation of fiber-reinforced conctrete based on real 3D-CAT-Scans (Master Thesis BAU, 2020 – Dao Viet Anh)

For the modeling and simulation of fiber reinforced concrete, a realistic spatial distribution of the fibers is essential for the quality of the numerical results. The aim of this work was to use the real fiber geometry of a specimen obtained with a CAT to create a finite element model of that specimen. The fibers were modeled as 1D beams and the concrete as a 3D continuum and connected with coupling algorithms developed at IMCS. The results confirm that the position of the fibers is essential for their reinforcing effect and, especially in fiber-reinforced concrete, care must be taken to ensure that the fibers do not arrange themselves in unwanted clusters.

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Oriented random rotations for the modelling of fiber-reinforced materials
(Student research project, 2020 - Willi Helbig)

For the modeling and simulation of fiber-reinforced materials, a realistic spatial distribution of the fibers is essential for the quality and usability of the numerical results. In real materials, however, the fibers are usually not evenly distributed, but have a preferred direction. This may be the case due to manufacturing restrictions or targeted improvement of material properties. This student research project investigated the creation of these random orientations along a preferred direction. For this purpose a specially developed parallel software for Monte Carlo simulation of the rotations was successfully employed, and run on the institute's own High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster.

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Poster von Studien- und Projektarbeiten

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Simulating surface to air missile defence: Creating an interface between Excel and the 3D Simulation Tool STK - Lukas Fröhlich, Benedikt Harder and Alexander Popp

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Development of a shared-memory parallel solver for contact mechanics - Henrik Barsch, Nora Hagmeyer and Alexander Popp

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Oriented random rotations for the modelling of fiber-reinforced materiales - Willi Helbig, Ivo Steinbrecher and Alexander Popp

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List of Completed Student Projects

M.Sc. Theses:

Christoph Ritzert

Generalized Nitsche and Penalty  contact constraint enforcement in the context of immersed hierarchical B-Splines (Masterarbeit mit University of Colorado Boulder, 2020)

Dao Viet Anh

Modellierung und Simulation von faserverstärktem Beton anhand realer 3D-Computertomografie-Scans (2020)

Selina Lorenz

Numerisches Lösen eines Optimalsteuerproblems mit dem vereinfachten Signorini-Problem als Nebenbedingung (2020)

Wilhelm Böhme

Finite-Elemente-Netze ohne Maximalwinkelbedingung in dreidimensionalen Gebieten (2020)

Ibrahim Alola

Berechnung von Eigenschwingungsformen von Platten mittels FEM (2019)

Michael Kissner

Investigation of Heterotic String Vacua using Gauged Linear Sigma Models (Masterarbeit mit LMU, 2012)

Edwin Mai

Datenreduktion für Large Scale Klassifikations-Probleme (Masterarbeit bei Cassidian, 2012)

Volker Kempf

Calculation of the Temperature Field in Welding with a Pulsed Power Source (Masterarbeit mit Linde AG, 2011)

Alexander Günther

Optimale Steuerung der Dirichlet-Randdaten - Finite-Elemente-Diskretisierung und Implementierung (2011)

Bernhard Gehrmann

Berechnung zur Energieeffizienzbewertung von Gebäuden (2011)

Leonid Blank

Numerische Lösung der Navier-Stokes-Gleichungen: Verifikation einer 2D-Lösung (2011)

Matthias Götz

Eine adaptive stabilisierte Finite-Elemente-Methode für ein Diffusions-Konvektions-Reaktions-Problem (Diplomarbeit 2008)

Paschraphon Ampunant

Numerische Simulation Regen-Wind induzierter Seilschwingungen (Diplomarbeit 2006)
B.Sc. Theses:

Leon Eckardt

Untersuchung von nicht form-regulären finiten Elementen (2019)

Dao Viet Anh

Modellierung von Balken-, Festkörper-Interaktionen mit der Finite-Elemente-Methode (2018)

Christoph Ritzert

Bestimmung kritischer Zeitschrittweiten in Struktur-Simulationen (2018)

Selina Lorenz

Lösung eines elliptischen Randsteuerproblems (2018)

Wilhelm Böhme

Finite-Elemente-Lösung einer Randwertaufgabe mit nichtglatter Randbedingung (2018)

Oliver Ermertz

Auswahl eines Netzgenerators zur Kopplung mit FEniCS (2015)

Christian Messer

FEM-Lösung ausgewählter quasilinearer partieller Differentialgleichungen mit Fokus auf Existenz und Eindeutigkeit (2014)

Andreas Huber

Experimentelle und numerische Analyse dreidimensionaler instationärer Rohrströmungen (2014)

Jan-Hendrik Webert

An optimised algorithm for the determination of solar array rotation profiles for temperature critical missions (with Astrium, 2013)

Christian Kasten

Implementierung eines Programms zur anisotropen Netzverfeinerung (2013)

Max Prachhardt

Bestimmung der beidseitigen Randkonturen von Schleppkurvenflächen mehrgliedriger Fahrzeuge (2011)

David Droste

Computation of the resistance of a cracked electrical conductor (at ENSTA Paris, 2010)

Eric Gebhardt

Implementierung eines Netz-Managers für 3D Finite-Elemente-Netze (2011)

Edwin Mai

Approximation der Brennphase ungelenkter Raketen (mit Eurocopter, 2010)

Alexander Günther

Generierung eines speziellen dreidimensionalen Finite-Elemente-Netzes (2010)

Bernhard Gehrmann

Berechnung von Temperaturspannungen während der Hydratation von Beton (2009)

Leonid Blank

Vergleich von Zeitintegrationsverfahren für parameterinduzierte Seilschwingungen (2009)
Student research projects:
Lukas Fröhlich und Benedikt Harder Simulation of ground-based air defense - Setting up an interface between Microsoft Excel and AGI STK (with CC SBAMD, 2021)
Henrik Bartsch Development of a shared-memory parallel solver for contact mechanics of rough surfaces (2020)
Willi Helbig Oriented random rotations for the modelling of fiber-reinforced materials (2020)