Univ. Prof. Dr. Otmar Kolednik

Function: Group Leader
Room: 114
Phone: +43 (0) 3842-804-114
E-Mail: otmar.kolednik(at)oeaw.ac.at

Research

1. Deformation, Fatigue and Fracture

2. Micro- and Nanomechanics and Complex Materials

Methods

Deformation, fatigue and fracture of materials and composites, theoretical concepts of non-linear fracture mechanics, numerical modelling of damage initiation and crack growth, materials and component design, quantitative fracture surface analysis, local deformation analysis, finite element modeling, configurational forces concept

Teaching

Nichtlineare Burchmechanik – Theorie und Anwendung, Werkstoff und Bruchzähigkeit

Projects

Deformation- and fracture behavior of advanced materialsJ-integral as driving force parameter for elastic-plastic materialsDevelopment of new fracture resistant materials and components, Design concepts for damage resistant materials, Behavior of cracks in inhomogeneous materials

Publications

  • Verformungsinduzierte Phasenumwandlung einzelner Austenitkörper
    R. Kasberger, O. Kolednik
    B Lehrstuhl für Umformtechnik Bruno, ed. XXXII. Verformungskundliches Kolloquium, 143-149 (2013)
  • Determining the fracture resistance of thin sheet fiber composites – Paper as a model material
    J. Zechner, M. Janko, O. Kolednik
    Composites Science and Technology74, 43-51 (2013)
  • On configurational forces at boundaries in fracture mechanics
    F.D. Fischer, K. Simha Narendra, J. Predan, R. Schöngrundner, O. Kolednik
    In: A Micromechanics of Defects in Solids Pilar M. Eds., ed.Sevilla, Springer Science+Business Media B.V. (2012, 1-15)
  • A novel approach for determining fracture toughness of hard coatings on the micrometer scale
    A. Riedl, R. Daniel, Stefenelli M., T. Schöberl, O. Kolednik, C. Mitterer, J. Keckes
    Scripta Materialia, 708-711 (2012)
  • Fracture Mechanics
    O. Kolednik
    In: E of C Wiley Nicolais L., ed.Hoboken, New Jersey, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA (2012, 1126-1141)
  • Numerical Simulation of Crack Growth in Polyethylene Composites by Means of the Cohesive Zone Model
    M. Janko, W. Ecker, G. Pinter, O. Kolednik
    Macromolecular Symposia311, 1-8 (2012)
  • On configurational forces at boundaries in fracture mechanics
    F.D. Fischer, K. Simha Narendra, J. Predan, R. Schöngrundner, O. Kolednik
    International Journal of Fracture174, 61-74 (2012)
  • Ein Tiefseeschwamm zum Zähne-Ausbeißen
    O. Kolednik
    Thema "Das Forschungsmagazin der ÖAW", 42-43 (2012)
  • Semi-analytical approaches to assess the crack driving force in periodically heterogeneous elastic materials
    F.D. Fischer, J. Predan, P. Fratzl, O. Kolednik
    International Journal of Fracture173, 57-70 (2012)
  • Tiefe Einblicke in die Strukturen Kleine Zeitung Uni, Ausgabe 30
    R. Pippan, O. Kolednik, B. Rashkova, C. Kirchlechner, D. Kiener, G. Dehm
    Kleine Zeitung Uni, 2 (2011)