4th MATFEM Conference

A forum for advanced material modelling

The 4th MATFEM Conference took place on 25 April 2017 at Schloss Hohenkammer.


Advanced crash simulation of continuous-fiber reinforced thermoplastics with MF-GenYld + CrachFEM

M. Franzen¹* · R. Schwarzer² · H. Gese³ · G. Oberhofer³

¹Ford R&A Europe · ²Kirchhoff Automotive · ³MATFEM

A comprehensive concept for modelling polymers and composites in crashworthiness using MF GenYld + CrachFEM

G. Oberhofer* · M. Vogler


Strength fracture criteria for UD materials and isotropic foams

R. Cuntze

Carbon Composites e.V.

A Fourier series based generalized yield surface description and its application to the modeling of yield asymmetry, anisotropy and anisotropic hardening in commercially pure titanium

C. Raemy* · N. Manopulo · P. Hora

ETH Zürich

Analysis of the Young’s modulus reduction and cyclic hardening of HCT780X

M. Rosenschon* · M. Merklein

LFT Erlangen

Advanced features of MF GenYld + CrachFEM for the simulation of metal forming

H. Gese¹* · H. Dell¹ · M. Reissner¹ · F. Brenner¹ · A.N. Heath¹ · V. Yelisseev² · A. Goltsev²


Material model dependency of optimal topologies for crashworthiness

F. Duddeck¹ · D. Zeng¹ · M. Richter²

¹TU Munich · ²MATFEM

Influence of strain rate on the instability in high speed cupping tests - Investigation on dual phase steel and numerical validation by Crach

N. Weiß-Borkowski¹* · A. Camberg¹ · T. Marten¹ · T. Tröster¹ · H. Richter² · H. Gese³

¹University of Paderborn · ²thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG · ³MATFEM

Notch stress raiser detection and handling in automotive body structures - an approach at Jaguar Land Rover

M. Buckley¹* · H. Lacy¹ · M. Richter² · F. Brenner² · H. Gese²

¹Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. · ²MATFEM

Challenges in accurate prediction of the fracture behaviour of 6000 series aluminium sheet in automotive applications

M. Blagdon

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd.

Developing consistent methods for fracture testing (VDEh Working Group - Fracture Testing)

C. ten Horn

Tata Steel Research & Development

Additively manufactured components local properties assessment with the use of mini-specimens

J. Dzugan* · R. Procházka