Max Firmbach M.Sc.

Professur für Computergestützte Simulation im Bauingenieurwesen
Gebäude 41/100, Zimmer 5123
+49 89 6004 3408
max.firmbach@unibw.de

Max Firmbach M.Sc.


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Software Development

I mostly do programming in C++ and Julia, but also work with Python and Matlab.

The most important software libraries I work with:

  • DUNE: distributed and unified numerics environment
  • preCICE: coupling library for partitioned multiphysics simulation
  • MueLu: next-generation multigrid framework within Trilinos

 

Academic Career

04/2021 -  Doctoral Researcher, Institute for Mathematics and Computer-Based Simulation, University of the Bundeswehr Munich
10/2018 - 03/2021 Master of Science, Computational Science and Engineering, TU Munich
09/2014 - 05/2018 Bachelor of Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, University of Applied Sciences Aachen

 

Research Interests

  • Multiphysics Simulation: partitioned and monolithic coupling approaches for fluid-structure interaction, thermo-mechanical simulation and more interesting scenarios

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Fluid-Structure Interaction of a lid-driven cavity with flexible bottom simulated with a partitioned coupling using DUNE, preCICE and OpenFOAM

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Deformation of a flexible pipe due to a traveling pressure wave simulated by a partitioned coupling using DUNE, preCICE and OpenFOAM

 


International Conference Contributions

  1. Firmbach M: 3rd preCICE Workshop, Stuttgart, Germany, February 21-23, 2022
  2. Firmbach M, Callies R: Aeroelastic simulation of slender wings for electric aircraft: a partitioned approach with DUNE and preCICEinvited, 9th International Conference on Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering, Chia Laguna/Sardinia, Italy, June 13 - 16, 2021

 

Monographs

  1. Firmbach (2021): Aeroelastic simulation of slender wings for electric aircraft: a partitioned approach with DUNE and preCICE, Master's thesis, TU Munich
  2. Firmbach (2018): Evaluation and modification of a finite element material model for structural adhesives during electrophoretic deposition, Bachelor's thesis, University of Applied Sciences Aachen

 

Teaching

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Programmieren (Exercise)

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Statistik (Exercise)

 

Supervised Student Theses

  • Vu Quoc Phong: Implementation of truss elements inside the DUNE framework, Bachelor thesis (2021)