Contact Mechanics

  • Daves W., Kubin W., Scheriau S., Pletz M., A finite element model to simulate the physical mechanisms of wear and crack initiation in wheel/rail contact. Wear, (2016)
  • Kráčalík, M., G. Trummer, and W. Daves. Application of 2D finite element analysis to compare cracking behaviour in twin-disc tests and full scale wheel/rail experiments. Wear 346, (2016), 140-147.
  • Pletz M., Daves W., Yao W.P., Kubin W., Scheriau S.: A wheel set/crossing model regarding impact, sliding and deformation—Explicit finite element approach. Wear 294, (2012), 446-456
  • Pletz M., Daves W., Ossberger H.: Multi-scale finite element modeling to describe rolling contact fatigue in a wheel–rail test rig. Tribology International 80, (2014), 147-155
  • I. Krajinović, W. Daves, M. Tkadletz, T. Teppernegg, T. Klünsner, N. Schalk, C. Mitterer, C. Tritremmel, W. Ecker, C. Czettl, Finite element study of the influence of hard coatings on hard metal tool loading during milling. Surface and Coatings Technology 304, (2016), 134-141
  • R. Ebner, P. Gruber, W. Ecker, O. Kolednik, M. Krobath, G. Jesner, Fatigue damage mechanisms and evolution near cyclically loaded edges, Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Science: Technical Sciences, Vol. 58, No. 2, (2010)

Material Modelling

  • Drexler, H. Maderbacher, E. Povoden-Karadeniz, H.-P. Gänser, W. Ecker, B. Oberwinkler, A. Fischersworring-Bunk, Yield stress evolution in Inconel 718 samples under standard heat treatment process conditions of turbine disks. Proceedings of the European Conference on Heat Treatment 2015 & 22nd IFHTSE Congress (2015)
  • M. Fischlschweiger, W. Ecker, R. Pippan, Verification of a continuum mechanical explanation of plasticity-induced crack closure under plain strain conditions by means of finite element analysis, Engineering Fracture Mechanics 96 (2012) 762-765
  • M.J. Mikl-Resch, T. Antretter, M. Gimpel, H. Kargl, G. Pittino, R. Tichy, W. Ecker, R. Galler, Numerical calibration of a yield limit function for rock materials by means of the Brazilian test and the uniaxial compression test, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 74 (2015) 24-29
  • M. Schemmel, P. Prevedel, R. Schöngrundner, W. Ecker, T. Antretter, Modelling of phase transformations and residual stress formation in hot-work tool steel components, , In: Proceedings of the European Conference on Heat Treatment and the 21st IFHTSE Congress, May 12th-15th, 2014, Munich, Germany, (2014) 285-292
  • Ishmurzin, W. Ecker, M. Krobath, M. Orthaber, S. Marsoner, T. Antretter, The cyclic elasto-viscoplastic behavior of a high-speed steel under forging conditions - Experiments and simulations, Procedia Engineering 10 (2011) 1991-1996
  • W. Ecker, T. Antretter, R. Ebner. Calibration and validation of an elasto-viscoplastic material model for a hot work tool steel used in pressure die casting dies. Key Engineering Materials, 345-346 (2007) 685–688