Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Jörn Mosler

Simulation of Solids and Structures
Senior Scientist
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Personal Profile

10/1994 - 10/1998
Study of Civil Engineering, Ruhr University Bochum
10/1998
Diploma Degree in Civil Engineering
Title of the thesis: "Numerical analyses of intersecting shells by means of displacement variables"
10/1998 - 12/2002
Assistant Lecturer, Institute for Structural Mechanics, Ruhr University Bochum
12/2002
Doctoral Degree
Title of the thesis: "Finite element analyses of material bifurcation by means of piecewise continuous deformation mappings"
01/2003 - 12/2004
Postdoctoral Assistant Lecturer, Lehrstuhl für Technische Mechanik, Ruhr University Bochum
09/2004
Intermediate Diploma in Mathematics, Ruhr University Bochum
11/2004 - 10/2005
California Institute of Technology, USA
(Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories, Computational Solid Mechanics Group, Prof. M. Ortiz)
Caltech Postdoctoral scholarship and
DFG-scholarschip on "Incremetal variational methods for inelastic continua"
11/2005 - 01/2007
"Oberingenieur", Lehrstuhl für Technische Mechanik, Ruhr University Bochum
02/2007 - 03/2008
Assistant professor (Jun.-Prof.) of Computational Mechanics, Ruhr University Bochum
04/2007
Habilitation and Venia Legendi in Mechanics, Ruhr University Bochum
Title of the thesis: "On the numerical modeling of localized material failure at finite strains
by means of variational mesh adaption and cohesive elements". 
04/2008 -
Head of the department "Simulation of Solids and Structures",
Institut of Materials Research, Materials Mechanics, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht
05/2008 -
Professor of Computational Mechanics, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

 

Publications

Journal publications / Peer-reviewed articles :

An incremental minimization principle suitable for the analysis of low cycle fatigue in metals: a coupled ductile-brittle damage model, O. Kintzel and J. Mosler, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, (2011), accepted for publication, Download preprint.

Efficient variational constitutive updates by means of a novel parameterization of the flow rule, N. Bleier and J. Mosler, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, (2011), accepted for publication, Download preprint.

Effective 3D failure simulations by combining the advantages of embedded strong discontinuity approaches and classical interface elements, R. Radulovic and J. Mosler, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, (2011), in press, Download preprint.  

Efficient modeling of microstructure evolution in magnesium by energy minimization, M. Homayonifar and J. Mosler, International Journal of Plasticity, (2011), in press, Download preprint.

An efficient algorithm for the inverse problem in elasticity imaging by means of variational r-adaption, A. Arnold, O. T. Bruhns and J. Mosler, Physics in Medicine and Biology, Vol. 56, 4239-4265 (2011). Download preprint.

A thermodynamically and variationally consistent class of damage-type cohesive models, J. Mosler and I. Scheider,  Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 59, Issue 8, 1647-1668 (2011). Download preprint

Efficient modeling of localized material failure by means of a variationally consistent embedded strong discontinuity approach, J. Mosler, L. Stankovic and R. Radulovic, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, (2011), in press, Download preprint.

On the thermomechanical coupling in finite strain plasticity theory with non-linear kinematic hardening by means of incremental energy minimization, M. Canadija and J. Mosler, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 48, Issues 7-8, 1120-1129 (2011). Download preprint.

On the coupling of plastic slip and deformation-induced twinning in magnesium: A variationally consistent approach based on energy minimization, M. Homayonifar and J. Mosler, International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 27, Issue 7, 983-1003 (2011), Download preprint

A novel isotropic quasi-brittle damage model applied to LCF analyses of Al2024, O. Kintzel, S. Khan and J. Mosler. International Journal of Fatigue, Vol. 32, Issue 12, 1948-1959 (2010). Download preprint.

Variationally consistent modeling of finite strain plasticity theory with non-linear kinematic hardening, J. Mosler. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 199, Issues 45-48, 2753-2764 (2010). Download preprint.

Efficient computation of the elastography inverse problem by combining variational mesh adaption and a clustering technique, A. Arnold, S. Reichling, O.T. Bruhns and J. Mosler. Physics in Medicine and Biology , Vol. 55, 2035-2056 (2010). Download preprint.

 

Low cycle lifetime prediction of Al2024 alloy, S. Khan, A. Vyshnevskyy and J. Mosler. International Journal of Fatigue, Vol. 32, Issue 8, 1270-1277 (2010). Download preprint.

Characterization of micro-mechanical deformation systems of magnesium based on energy minimization, M. Homayonifar and J. Mosler. Technische Mechanik, Vol. 30, Issues 1-3, 146-156 (2010). Download abstract.

A coupled isotropic elasto-plastic damage model based on incremental minimization principles, O. Kintzel and J. Mosler. Technische Mechanik, Vol. 30, Issues 1-3, 177-184 (2010). Download abstract.

On variational updates for non-associative kinematic hardening of Armstrong-Frederick-type, J. Mosler. Technische Mechanik, Vol. 30, Issues 1-3, 244-251 (2010). Download abstract.

On the implementation of rate-independent standard dissipative solids at finite strain - Variational constitutive updates, J. Mosler and O.T. Bruhns. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 199, Issues 9-12, 417-429 (2010). Download preprint.

On the implementation of variational constitutive updates at finite strain, J. Mosler and O.T. Bruhns. In K. Hackl, editor, Variational Concepts with Application to the Mechanics of Materials, IUTAM bookseries, Springer, (2010). Download abstract.

A variationally consistent approach for crack propagation based on configurational forces, J. Mosler. In P. Steinmann, editor, Progress in the Theory and Numerics of Configurational Mechanics, IUTAM bookseries, Springer, (2009). Download abstract.

Towards variational constitutive updates for non-associative plasticity models at finite strain: models based on a volumetric-deviatoric split, J. Mosler and O.T. Bruhns. International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 46, Issues 7-8, 1676-1685 (2009). Download preprint.

A variational formulation for finite deformation wrinkling analysis of inelastic membranes, J. Mosler and F. Cirak. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 198, Issues 27-29, 2087-2098 (2009). Download preprint.

 

An error-estimate-free and remapping-free variational mesh refinement and coarsening method for dissipative solids at finite strains, J. Mosler and M. Ortiz. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 77, Issue 3, 437-450 (2009). Download preprint

A novel variational algorithmic formulation for wrinkling at finite strains based on energy minimization: application to mesh adaption, J. Mosler. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 197, Issues 9-12, 1131-1146 (2008). Download preprint.

Variational h-adaption in finite deformation elasticity and plasticity, J. Mosler and M. Ortiz. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 72, Issue 5, 505-523 (2007). Download preprint.

On the numerical modeling of Variational Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian (VALE) formulations, J. Mosler and M. Ortiz. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 67, Issue 9, 1272-1289 (2006). Download preprint.

Modeling strong discontinuities at finite strains - A novel numerical implementation, J. Mosler. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 195, Issues 33-36, 4396-4419 (2006). Download preprint.

On advanced solution strategies to overcome locking effects in strong discontinuity approaches, J. Mosler. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 63, Issue 9, 1313-1341 (2005). Download preprint.

A novel algorithmic framework for the numerical implementation of locally embedded strong discontinuities, J. Mosler. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 194, Issues 45-47, 4731-4757 (2005). Download preprint

On the efficient implementation of an elastoplastic damage model for large-scale analyses of material failure: A multiscale approach, J. Mosler. Computers & Structures, Vol. 83, Issues 4-5, 369-382 (2005). Download preprint.

Numerical analyses of discontinuous material bifurcation: Strong and weak discontinuities, J. Mosler. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 194, Issues 9-11, 979-1000 (2005). Download preprint.

On the modeling of highly localized deformations induced by material failure: The strong discontinuity approach, J. Mosler. Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering. State of the Art Reviews, Vol. 11, No. 4, 389-446 (2004). Download abstract

Embedded crack vs. smeared crack models: A comparison of elementwise discontinuous crack path approaches with emphasis on mesh bias, J. Mosler and G. Meschke. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 193, Issues 30-32, 3351-3375 (2004). Download preprint.

A 3D anisotropic elastoplastic-damage model using discontinuous displacement fields, J. Mosler and O. T. Bruhns. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 60, Issue 5, 923-948 (2004). Download preprint.

3D modelling of strong discontinuities in elastoplastic solids: Fixed and rotating localization formulations, J. Mosler and G. Meschke. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 57, Issue 11, 1533-1576 (2003). Download preprint.

Books contributions:

Computational Modeling of Concrete Structures, H. Mang, G. Meschke, R. Lackner and J. Mosler; in Comprehensive Structural Integrity. Volume III: Numerical and Computational Methods; Editors: B.L. Karihaloo, R.O. Ritchie, I. Milne, R. de Borst, H.A. Mang; Elsevier Science, Oxford, ISBN: 0-08-043749-4, 541 - 606 (2003).

Theses:

On the numerical modeling of localized material failure at finite strains by means of variational mesh adaption and cohesive elements, J. Mosler. Habilitation Thesis, Ruhr University Bochum (2007). 

Finite Elemente mit sprungstetigen Abbildungen des Verschiebungsfeldes für numerische Analysen lokalisierter Versagenszustände in Tragwerken, J. Mosler. PhD Thesis, Ruhr University Bochum (2002).

Numerische Simulation zusammengesetzter Schalenstrukturen auf der Basis von Verschiebungsvariablen, J. Mosler. Diploma Thesis, Ruhr University Bochum (1998). 

 

Teaching

Classes at Ruhr University Bochum

SS 2004 - 2008           "Dynamik starrer Körper und Rotordynamik" (Dynamics of rotors)

WS 2005 - 2008          "Computerorientierte Lösungsverfahren" (Computational methods)

WS 2005 - 2008          "Mechanics of Solids"

SS 2006 - 2008           "Finite Element Technology"

SS 2006 - 2008           "Computational Elasticity and Viscoelasticity"

SS 2006 - 2008           "Computerorientierte Berechnungen" (Introduction to computational methods)

Classes at Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet Kiel

SS 2008 -                    "Engineering Mechanics / Continuum Mechanics"

WS 2008 -                   "Introduction to Materials Modelling"

Summer Schools

October 2006               COMMAS Summer School, Stuttgart, Lecture on "Cohesive Zone Fracture Mechanics"

September 2008           IPSUS Summer School, Hamburg, Lecture on "Deformation and Fracture - an Introduction"