Univ. Prof. Dr. Otmar Kolednik

Function: Senior Scientist, retired
Room: 114
Phone: +43 (0) 3842-804-114
E-Mail: otmar.kolednik(at)oeaw.ac.at


1. Deformation, Fatigue and Fracture

2. Micro- and Nanomechanics and Complex Materials


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


Nichtlineare Burchmechanik – Theorie und Anwendung, Werkstoff und Bruchzähigkeit


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


  • Numerical analysis on special cracking phenomena of residual compressive inter-layers in ceramic laminates
    Chen C.R., Bermejo R., O. Kolednik
    Engineering Fracture Mechanics77, 2567-2576 (2010)
  • Fatigue damage mechanisms and damage evolution near cyclically loaded edges
    R. Ebner, P. Gruber, W. Ecker, O. Kolednik, Krobath M., G. Jesner
    Bulletin of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Technical Sciences, 267-279 (2010)
  • Optimierung von Automobilstahl
    M. Kapp, O. Kolednik
    Thema "Das Forschungsmagazin der ÖAW", 40-41 (2010)
  • Local and global measures of the fracture toughness of metal matrix composites
    Sabirov Ilshat, Kolednik Otmar
    Materials Science and Engineering A, 3100-3110 (2010)
  • The configurational force concept in elastic-plastic facture mechanics - Instructive examples
    R. Schöngrundner, O. Kolednik, F.D. Fischer
    Key Engineering Materials417-418, 297-300 (2010)
  • Entwicklung bruchresistenter Werkstoffe
    D.G. Kolednik Otmar
    BIONIK Innovation & Qualifikation, 66-69 (2010)
  • Deformation and Fracture of Advanced High Strength Steels
    M. Kapp, T. Hebesberger, O. Kolednik
    TN Higashida K., ed. (2010)