Scientific Computing

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Numerical modeling of nonstationary, nonlinear, coupled PDE systems
    • Multiphysics (fluid-structure interaction, reactive flow, porous media)
    • CVIS: coupled variational inequality systems such as variational phase-field fracture

  • Adaptivity
    • Adaptive finite elements
    • Predictor-corrector adaptivity
    • Goal-oriented a posteriori error estimation
    • Multiple quantities of interest
    • Balancing discretization and iteration errors

  • Robust and efficient solvers
  • Numerical optimization and parameter estimation
  • Design of algorithms and research software development

 

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Prof. Dr. Thomas Wick
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ADMINISTRATION

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MEMBERS

The following employee is largely financed through PhoenixD.

Sebastian Kinnewig
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Dr. Amirreza Khodadadian
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M.Sc. Katrin Mang
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Maryam Parvizi
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M.Sc. Jan Philipp Thiele
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EXAMPLES OF NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS

Phase-field function of crack-propagation in EPDM rubber

  • Snapshots of phase-field function of crack propagation in EPDM rubber after total failure with two different notch heights. © Katrin Mang

    Snapshots of phase-field function of crack propagation in EPDM rubber after total failure with two different notch heights.

  • Snapshots of phase-field function of crack propagation in EPDM rubber after total failure with two different notch heights. © Katrin Mang

    Snapshots of phase-field function of crack propagation in EPDM rubber after total failure with two different notch heights.


Simulation of a Waveguide

Plot of the intensity of the electromagnetic field in a simple waveguide. The intensity was computed with an adaptive finite element method. Plot of the intensity of the electromagnetic field in a simple waveguide. The intensity was computed with an adaptive finite element method. Plot of the intensity of the electromagnetic field in a simple waveguide. The intensity was computed with an adaptive finite element method. © Sebastian Kinnewig
Plot of the intensity of the electromagnetic field in a simple waveguide. The intensity was computed with an adaptive finite element method.

  • © T. Wick
    Fluid-Structure Interaction (FSI 2)

    T. Wick; Fluid-Structure Interactions using Different Mesh Motion Techniques,

    Comput. Struct. 89 (2011), pp. 1456-1467

  • © T. Wick
    Fluid-Structure Interaction (FSI 2)

    T. Wick; Fluid-Structure Interactions using Different Mesh Motion Techniques,

    Comput. Struct. 89 (2011), pp. 1456-1467

  • © T. Wick
    Flapping and Contact in Fluid-Structure Interaction

    T. Wick; Flapping and Contact FSI Computations with the Fluid-Solid Interface-Tracking/Interface-Capturing Technique and Mesh Adaptivity,

    Computational Mechanics, Vol. 53 (1), 2014, pp. 29-43

  • © T. wick
    Flapping and Contact in Fluid-Structure Interaction

    T. Wick; Flapping and Contact FSI Computations with the Fluid-Solid Interface-Tracking/Interface-Capturing Technique and Mesh Adaptivity,

    Computational Mechanics, Vol. 53 (1), 2014, pp. 29-43