Frontiers in Finite-Deformation Electromechanics
Euromech Colloquium 545             22-24 May 2013


Schedule and seminar booklet (PDF) - last update 17 May 2013 (PDF)

Tuesday, 21 May

19:00 Ice-Breaker and Welcome Reception at Pullman Hotel

Wednesday, 22 May

08:30 Bus-transfer from Pullman and Steigenberger Hotel to Conference

08:30-08:50 Registration

08:50-09:00 Opening

09:00-09:30 C. Miehe Variational principles for the evolution problem of dissipative electro-magneto-mechanics. construction and computational exploitation
09:30-10:00 M. Gei Design of soft dielectric composites: effects of anisotropy and instabilities
10:00-10:30 G. deBotton The electromechanical response of polymer chains at the microscopic level

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:30 N. Goulbourne Constitutive modeling of anisotropic electroactive materials undergoing finite deformations
11:30-12:00 C. Sansour Coupled electro-elasticity at finite strains
12:00-12:30 A. Arunachalakasi Temperature-dependent electric fatigue behaviour of ferroelectrics

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:30 P. Steinmann On the formulation and computation of multiscale magnetomechanical materials
14:30-15:00 M.-A. Keip Computational homogenization of electroactive polymer composites

15:00-15:15 Coffee Break

15:15-15:45 M. Kamlah Comparison of a phase-field model for intercalation induced stresses in electrode particles of Lithium ion batteries for small and large deformation theory
15:45-16:15 H. Dal A phase field model for the de-intercalition induced failure in rechargeable Li-ion batteries

16:30 Bus-transfer to Pullman and Steigenberger Hotel

17:45 Signal Iduna Park Football Stadium and Dinner
start at Pullman and Steigenberger Hotel

Thursday, 23 May

08:30 Bus-transfer from Pullman and Steigenberger Hotel to Conference

09:00-09:30 D. Ambrosi Active cardiac mechanics
09:30-10:00 S. Göktepe Computational approaches to coupled cardiac electromechanics incorporating dysfunctional cases
10:00-10:30 O. Röhrle Towards the coupling of detailed neurophysiological and continuum-biomechanical skeletal muscle models

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:30 R. Ruiz-Baier Numerical simulation of the cardiac electromechanical function
11:30-12:00 R. Krause Stable mesh transfer for multi-physics and large deformation simulations { concepts and parallelization
12:00-12:30 C. Augustin Strongly scalable numerical approaches to simulate coupled cardiac electro-mechanics on highresolution meshes

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:30 E. Kuhl On chemo-electro-mechanical coupling in living systems
14:30-15:00 B. Xu Modeling of internal charge density hysteresis and piezoelectricity of ferroelectrets
15:00-15:30 R. Denzer Configurational mechanics and inverse-motionbased form finding for electro-active polymers

15:45 Bus-transfer to Pullman and Steigenberger Hotel

17:30 The Zollern Colliery (Zeche Zollern)
start at Pullman and Steigenberger Hotel

Friday, 24 May

08:30 Bus-transfer from Pullman and Steigenberger Hotel to Conference

9:00-9:30 Z. Major Characterization of the small and large sale coupled magneto thermo-mechanical behavior of polynorbornene based magnetoelastomers
09:30-10:00 A. Ask Electro-viscoelastic modeling of dielectric elastomer actuators
10:00-10:30 M. Klassen Incompressibility aspects of inhomogeneous dielectric elastomers

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:30 S. Klinkel Numerical modelling of thin structures consisting of dielectric elastomers accounting for the time dependent behaviour
11:30-12:00 D.K. Vu On the released energy in nonlinear electroelastostatics with consideration of free space: theoretical and numerical aspects
12:00-12:30 I. Münch Ferroelectric nano-generators within electric circuits - a coupled problem

12:30-12:40 Closing

12:30-14:00 Lunch