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Braun M, Scheffer R, Fricke W, Ehlers S. Fatigue strength of fillet‐welded joints at subzero temperatures. Fatigue Fract Eng Mater Struct. 2019;1–14. https://doi.org/10.1111/ffe.13163

von Bock und Polach, R.U.F, Ettema, R., Gralher, S., Kellner, L., Stender, M., 2019. The non-linear behavior of aqueous model ice in downward flexure, Cold Regions Science and Technology, Volume 165, pp 13, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coldregions.2019.05.001

Friedrich N, Ehlers S. 2019. Crack Monitoring in Resonance Fatigue Testing of Welded Specimens Using Digital Image Correlation. Accepted for publication in the Journal of Visualized Experiments, Issue 151, doi: 10.3791/60390.

Milakovic AS, Li F, von Bock und Polach RUF, Ehlers S. Equivalent ice thickness in ship ice transit simulations: Overview of existing definitions and proposition of an improved one. Ship Technology Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/09377255.2019.1655260.

Wulff M, Quinton BWT, Ehlers S. 2019. Experimental study on structural responses of fibre glass plates under lateral moving loads. Ships and Offshore Structures. doi.org/10.1080/17445302.2019.1625108

Polic D, Æsøy W, Ehlers S. Inverse modeling approach for transformation of propeller shaft angular deformation and velocity to propeller torque load. Marine Structures, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marstruc.2019.04.002.

Leon Kellner, Rüdiger U. Franz von Bock und Polach, Hauke Herrnring, Knut Høyland, Norbert Hoffmann, Sören Ehlers, Merten Stender. 2019. Establishing a common data base of ice experiments and using machine learning to understand and predict ice behavior. Cold Regions Science and Technology https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coldregions.2019.02.007.

Myland D, Ehlers S. 2019. Model Scale Investigation of Aspects Influencing the Ice Resistance of Ships Sailing Ahead in Level Ice. Ship Technology Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/09377255.2019.1576390

S. Kollmannsberger, D. D’Angella, E. Rank, W. Garhuom, S. Hubrich, A. Düster, P. Di Stolfo, A. Schröder.
Spline- and hp-basis functions of higher differentiability in the Finite Cell Method.
GAMM – Mitteilungen, DOI:10.1002/gamm.202000004, 2019.
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S. Gnegel, J. Li, N. Mameka, N. Huber, A. Düster.
Numerical Investigation of Polymer Coated Nanoporous Gold.
Materials, 12:1-23, 2019.
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E. Rank, A. Düster.
The Finite Cell Method: An immersed boundary technique for integration of geometric models and numerical analysis.
IACM Expressions, 44/19:10-14, 2019.
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B. Wiegard, L. Radtke, M. König, M. Abdel-Maksoud, A. Düster.
Simulation of the fluid-structure interaction of a floating wind turbine.
Ships and Offshore Structures, 14:207-218, 2019.
https://doi.org/10.1080/17445302.2019.1565295

A. Abedian, A. Düster.
Equivalent Legendre polynomials: numerical integration of discontinuous functions in the finite element methods.
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 343:690-720, 2019.

S. Hubrich, A. Düster.
Numerical integration for nonlinear problems of the finite cell method using an adaptive scheme based on moment fitting.
Computers & Mathematics with Applications, 77:1983-1997, 2019.

F. Mossaiby, M. Joulaian, A. Düster.
The spectral cell method for wave propagation in heterogeneous materials simulated on multiple GPUs and CPUs.
Computational Mechanics, 63:805-819, 2019.

A. Düster, S. Heinze, S. Hubrich.
The finite cell method – a fictitious domain approach for structural analysis.
GACM Report, 10:6-11, 2018.
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L. Radtke, T. Lampe, M. Abdel-Maksoud, A. Düster.
A partitioned solution approach for the simulation of the dynamic behaviour of flexible marine propellers.
Ship Technology Research – Schiffstechnikhttps://doi.org/10.1080/09377255.2018.1542782, 2018.

A. Düster, M. König, L. Radtke.
A Partitioned Solution Strategy for Strongly Coupled Multifield Problems.
IACM Expressions, 42/18:12-16, 2018.
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A. Taghipour, J. Parvizian, S. Heinze, A. Düster.
The finite cell method for nearly incompressible finite strain plasticity problems with complex geometries.
Computers & Mathematics with Applications, 75:3298-3316, 2018.

S. Heinze, T. Bleistein, A. Düster, S. Diebels, A. Jung.
Experimental and numerical investigation of single pores for identification of effective metal foams properties.
Zeitschrift für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik, 98:682-695, 2018.

M.A. Chaudry, C. Woitzik, A. Düster, P. Wriggers.
Experimental and numerical characterization of expanded glass granules.
Computational Particle Mechanics, 5:297-312, 2018.

Myland D, Ehlers S. Investigation on semi-empirical Coefficients and Exponents of a Resistance Prediction Method for Ships Sailing ahead in Level Ice. Ships and Offshore Structures. https://doi.org/10.1080/17445302.2018.1564535

Ehlers S, Pache H, von Bock und Polach F, Johnsen T. A Fleet Efficiency Factor (FEF) for fleet size and mix problems using Particle Swarm Optimization. Ship Technology Research. doi.org/10.1080/09377255.2018.1558612

Friedrich N, Ehlers S. A simplified welding simulation approach used to design a fatigue test specimen containing residual stresses. Ship Technology Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/09377255.2018.1518692.

Milakovic AS, Piehl H, Schütz P, Ehlers S. A method for estimation of equivalent-volume ice thickness based on WMO egg code in absence of ridging parameters. Cold Regions Science and Technology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coldregions.2018.08.017.

Lillemäe I,Liinalampi S, Lehtimäki E, Remes H, Lehto P, Romanoff J, Ehlers S, Niemelä A. Fatigue strength of high-strength steel after shipyard production process of plasma cutting, grinding and sandblasting. Accepted for publication in Welding in the World.

Adjel S, Merakeb N, Benchouia S, Ehlers S, Baccouche M. Effect of corrosion pits density on the fatigue life of aluminium 1050A. Accepted for publication in the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-018-2163-y

Ehlers UE, Ryeng EO, McCormack E, Ph.D., Khan F, Ehlers S. Bowtie analysis without expert acquisition for safety effect assessments of cooperative intelligent transport systems. Accepted for publication in ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering.

Milakovic AS, Gunnarson B, Balmasov S, Hong S, Kim K, Schütz P, Ehlers S. Current status and future operational models for transit shipping along the Northern Sea Route. Accepted for Marine Policy.

Warntjen J, Erceg S, 
Piehl H, Ehlers S. The influence of the bow design on structural response for ice loading. Journal of Ships and Offshore Structures. doi.org/10.1080/17445302.2018.1459357.

Wiegard B, Ehlers S, Klapp O, Schneider B. Bonded Window Panes in Strength Analysis of Ship Structures. Accepted for publication in Ship Technology Research doi.org/10.1080/09377255.2018.1459066

N. Köllisch, J. Behrendt, M. Klein, N. Hoffmann. Nonlinear real time prediction of ocean surface waves. Ocean Engineering 2018, 157, 387 – 400

Moritz Braun, Jan-Hendrik Grimm, Hasso Hoffmeister, Sören Ehlers & Wolfgang Fricke (2018): Comparison of fatigue strength of post-weld improved high strength steel joints and notched base material specimens, Ships and Offshore Structures, DOI: 10.1080/17445302.2018.1425522

Ringsberg et al. MARSTRUCT benchmark study on nonlinear FE simulation of an experiment of an indenter impact with a ship side-shell structure. Accepted for publication in Marine Structures 2018.

Chu Y, Hatledal LI, Zhang H, Æsøy V, Ehlers S. Virtual Prototyping for Maritime Crane Design and Operations. Accepted for publication in Journal of Marine Science and Technology.

Chu Y, Hatledal LI, Æsøy V, Ehlers S, Zhang H. An Object-Oriented Modeling Approach to Virtual Prototyping of Marine Operation Systems Based on FMI Co-simulation. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, OMAE-16-1152.

Kubiczek JM, Liang B, Molter L, Ehlers S. A rubber bag for liquid cargo to improve ship collision safety. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, JOMAE-16-1155.

Ehlers S, Jordaan I, Kuehnlein W, Kujala P, Luo Y, Ralph F, Riska K, Sirkar J, Oh YT, Terai K, Valkonen J. Towards mission-based structural design for arctic regions. Accepted for publication in Ship Technology Research.

Piehl H, Milaković AS, Ehlers S. A FEM based Potential Theory Approach for Optimal Ice Routing. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering.

Rouzbeh A, Khan F, Khakzad N, Vietch B, Ehlers S. Risk Analysis of Offshore Transportation Accident in Arctic Waters. International Journal of Maritime Engineering, Trans RINA, Vol 159, Part A3, Intl J Maritime Eng, Jul-Sep 2017.

Bergström M, Erikstad SO, Ehlers S. The influence of model fidelity and uncertainties in the conceptual design of arctic maritime transport systems. Accepted for publication in Ship Technology Research 2017.

Erceg S, Ehlers S. Semi-empirical Level Ice Resistance Prediction Methods. Ship Technology Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09377255.2016.1277839.

U Ehlers, E Ryeng, E McCormack, F Khan, S Ehlers. Assessing the safety effects of cooperative intelligent transport systems: a bowtie analysis approach. Accident Analysis and Prevention 99 (2017) 125–14.

Myland D, Ehlers S. Methodology to Assess the Floe Size and Distribution along a Ship Hull during Model Scale Ice Tests for Self-propelled Ships Sailing Ahead in Level Ice. Journal of Ships and Offshore Structures. dx.doi.org/10.1080/17445302.2016.1266591

Andrade SL, Gaspar HM, Ehlers S. Parametric structural analysis for a platform supply vessel at conceptual design phase – A sensitivity study via design of experiments. Journal of Ships and Offshore Structures http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17445302.2016.1262728.

D Polic, V Æsøy, S Ehlers. Propeller torque load and propeller shaft torque response correlation during ice-propeller interaction. Accepted for publication in Journal of Marine Science and Application.

S Ehlers, M Guiard, J Kubiczek, A Höderath, F Sander, R Sopper, P Charbonnier, M Marhem, I Darie, H von Selle, J Peschmann and P Bendfeldt. Experimental and numerical analysis of a membrane cargo containment system for liquefied natural gas. Journal of Ships and Offshore structures http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17445302.2016.1248753.

M Bergström, S Ehlers, S Erikstad. Assessment of the applicability of goal- and risk-based design on arctic sea transport systems. Accepted for publication in Ocean Engineering

D Polic, V Æsøy, S Ehlers. Transient simulation of the propulsion machinery system operating in ice – Modeling approach. Ocean Engineering, online 10. August 2016. Article in press.

Bergström M, Ehlers S, Erikstad S. A simulation-based probabilistic design method for arctic sea transport systems. Accepted for publication in Journal of Marine Science and Application.

Romanoff J, Ehlers S, Remes H. Influence of non-symmetric steel sandwich panel joints on response and fatigue strength of passenger ship deck structures. Journal of Ship Production and Design, 2017; 33(2):135-143.

Myland D, Ehlers S. Influence of bow design on ice breaking resistance. Ocean Engineering 2016, 119, 217-232

von Bock und Polach, R.U.F., Ehlers, S. On the scalability of model-scale ice experiments. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering 2015, Vol. 137, 051502-1.

Ehlers S, Le Sourne H, Buldgen L, Ollero J, Robertson C, Rigo P. A review of technical solutions and simulation approaches for Ship collisions with lock gates. Ship Technology Research, 2015, 62(1),14-25.

Marken V, Ehlers S, Khan F. Delay Risk Analysis of Ship Sailing the Northern Sea Route. Ship Technology Research, 2015, 62(1), 26-35.

Chu Y, Æsøy V, Ehlers S, Zhang H. Integrated Multi-domain System Modelling and Simulation for Offshore Crane Operations. Ship Technology Research, 2015, 62(1),36-46.

Abdel-Maksoud, M.; Müller, S.-B.; Rung, T.; Luo, X.; Kreuzer, E.; Solowjow, E.; Ferreira González, D.; Düster, A.; König, M.; Grabe, J.; Osthoff, D.; Fricke, W.; Gerlach, B.; Guiard, M.; Krüger, S.; und Dankowski, H.:
Maritime safety in the offshore wind sector.
Ship & Offshore, 1:26–30, 2015.

Dauge, M.; Düster, A. und Rank, E.:
Theoretical and numerical investigation of the finite cell method.
Journal of Scientific Computing, 65:1039–1064, 2015.

Heinze, S.; Joulaian, M.; und Düster. A.;
Numerical homogenization of hybrid metal foams using the finite cell method.
Computers & Mathematics with Applications, 70:1501–1517, 2015.

Mirbagheri, Y.; Nahvi, H.; Parvizian, J.; und Düster. A.:
Reducing spurious oscillations in discontinuous wave propagation simulation using high-order finite elements.
Computers & Mathematics with Applications, 70:1640–1658, 2015.

Rothe, S.; Erbts, P.; Düster, A.; und Hartmann, S.:
Monolithic and partitioned coupling schemes for thermo-viscoplasticity.
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 293:375–410, 2015.

Wendt, G.; Erbts, P.; und Düster, A.:
Partitioned coupling strategies for multi-physically coupled radiative heat transfer problems.
Journal of Computational Physics, 300:327–351, 2015.

Peters, R.; Sumpf, A.; Ungermann, D.; Rüsse, C.; Fricke, W. und Robert, C.:
Laserstrahlgeschweißte T-Stoß-Verbindungen in Stahlhohlplatten
Stahlbau 84 (2015), Heft 9, 643-649.

von Bock und Polach, R.U.F., Ehlers, S
On the scalability of model-scale ice experiments
Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering 2015, Vol. 137, 051502-1.

Ehlers S, Le Sourne H, Buldgen L, Ollero J, Robertson C, Rigo P.
A review of technical solutions and simulation approaches for Ship collisions with lock gates
Ship Technology Research, 2015, 62(1),14-25.

Marken V, Ehlers S, Khan F.
Delay Risk Analysis of Ship Sailing the Northern Sea Route
Ship Technology Research, 2015, 62(1), 26-35.

Chu Y, Æsøy V, Ehlers S, Zhang H.
Integrated Multi-domain System Modelling and Simulation for Offshore Crane Operations
Ship Technology Research, 2015, 62(1),36-46.

Fricke, W.; Robert, C.:
Bewertung von Einflüssen der Schweißnahtqualität auf die Schwingfestigkeit von laserstrahl- und laserstrahl-MSG-hybridgeschweißten Quersteifen
Schweißen und Schneiden 67, S. 106-113, April 2015

Corigliano, P.; Crupi, V.; Fricke, W.; Friedrich, N. and Guglielmino, E.:
Experimental and numerical analysis of fillet-welded joints under low-cycle fatigue loading by means of full-field techniques
J. Mech. Engineering Science 229(7), 2015, 1328-1338.

Fischer, C. and Fricke, W.:
Influence of local stress concentrations on the crack propagation in complex welded components
Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale, 34 (2015) 120-129.

Robert, C. and Fricke, W.:
Assessment of influences of the weld quality on the fatigue strength of transverse stiffeners manufactured with laser beam welding and hybrid laser beam / GMA welding
Welding and Cutting 14 (2015), No. 5, 294-301.

Fricke, W. und Fischer, C.:
Entwicklung vereinfachter Methoden zur Vorhersage des Versagensquerschnitts bei Propellerflügeln unter Einzellast
Bericht 686, Schriftenreihe Schiffbau der TU Hamburg-Harburg, Hamburg 2015, ISBN 978-3-89220-686-6.

von Bock und Polach RUF, Ehlers S, Erikstad SO. A decision-based design approach for ships operating in open water and ice. Journal of Ship Production and Design, 2014, 30(3):11.

Montewka J, Ehlers S, Goerlandt F, Hinz T, Tabri K, Kujala P. A framework for risk assessment for maritime transportation systems—A case study for open sea collisions involving RoPax vessels. Reliability Engineering and System Safety 124 (2014) 142–157

A. Abedian, J. Parvizian, A. Düster, E. Rank.
The FCM compared to the h-version FEM for elasto-plastic problems
Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (English Edition), accepted for publication, 2014.

Corigliano, P.; Crupi, V.; Guglielmino, E.; Fricke, W.:
FE analysis of cruciform welded joints considering different mechanical properties for base material, heat affected zone and weld metal.
Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale, 30 (2014) 304-310; DOI: 10.3221/IGF-ESIS.30.37

S. Duczek, M. Joulaian, A. Düster, U. Gabbert:
Numerical analysis of Lamb waves using the finite and spectral cell method.
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 99:26-53, 2014.

P. Erbts, S. Hartmann, A. Düster.
A partitioned solution approach for electro-thermo-mechanical problems
Archive of Applied Mechanics, accepted for publication, DOI 10.1007/s00419-014-0941-z 2014.

W. Fricke, C. Robert:
Qualitätseinflüsse auf die Schwingfestigkeit laser- und laserhybridgeschweißter Schiffskonstruktionen – Abschlussbericht zum Teilprojekt des BMWi-Verbundvorhabens QuInLas 03 SX 271
Schriftenreihe Schiffbau 677, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg, Hamburg, Deutschland, 2014

Fricke, W.:
IIW-Kommission XIII „Schwingfestigkeitsverhalten von geschweißten Komponenten und Strukturen“.
Schweißen und Schneiden 66 (2014), Heft 11, 683-686

Fricke, W.; Friedrich, N.; Musumeci, L.; Paetzold, H.:
Low-cycle fatigue analysis of a web frame corner in ship structures.
Welding in the World 2014, 58:3, 319-327.

Fricke, W.; Gerlach, B.:
Effect of large openings without and with windows on the shear stiffness of side walls in passenger ships.
Ships and Offshore Structures 2014, DOI: 10.1080/17445302.2014.912048

Fricke, W.; Paetzold, H.:
Effect of whipping stresses on the fatigue damage of ship structures.
Welding in the World 58 (2014), 261-268.

Fricke, W.; Robert, C.:
Qualitätseinflüsse auf die Schwingfestigkeit laser- und laserhybridgeschweißter Schiffskonstruktionen. Abschlussbericht zum Teilprojekt des BMWi-Verbundvorhabens QuInLas 03 SX 271,
Schriftenreihe Schiffbau 677, TU Hamburg-Harburg, Hamburg, 2014

Fricke, W.; Schöttelndreyer, M.; Tautz, I.:
Verifizierung eines alternativen Aussteifungssystems durch Großversuche – Abschlussbericht BMWI- Vorhaben SideColl – 03SX309B.
Bericht 675, Schriftenreihe Schiffbau der TU Hamburg-Harburg, 2014

Fricke, W.; Schöttelndreyer, M.; Tautz, I.:
Validierung von Kollisionsberechnungen durch Großversuche an Konstruktionsvarianten von Seitenhüllen – Abschlussbericht BMWI- Vorhaben ELKOS 03SX284B.
Bericht 676, Schriftenreihe Schiffbau der TU Hamburg-Harburg, 2014

Fricke, W.; Zacke, S.:
Application of welding simulation to block joints in shipbuilding and assessment of welding-induced residual stresses and distortions.
Int. J. Nav. Archit. Ocean Eng. (2014) 6: 459~470

Gerlach, B.; Fricke, W.:
Strukturverhalten großer Schiffsfenster.
HANSA 151 (2014), Heft 3, 63-67

M. Joulaian, S. Duczek, U. Gabbert, A. Düster:
Finite and spectral cell method for wave propagation in heterogeneous materials.
Computational Mechanics, 54:661-675, 2014.

M. Ranjbar, M. Mashayekhi, J. Parvizian, A. Düster, E. Rank:
Using the finite cell method to predict crack initiation in ductile materials.
Computational Materials Science, 82:427-434, 2014.

Remes, H. and Fricke, W.:
Influencing factors on fatigue strength of welded thin plates based on structural stress assessment.
Welding in the World 2014, 58:6, 915-923.

C.M. Rizzo, C. Fischer:
Application of advanced notch stress approaches to assess fatigue strength of ship structural details: analysis of tests and evaluation of approaches for complex geometries.
Schriftenreihe Schiffbau 674, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg, Hamburg, Germany, 2014.

Werner, B.; Daske, C.; Heyer, H.; Sander, M.; Schöttelndreyer, M. and Fricke, W.:
The influence of weld joints on the failure mechanism of scaled double hull structures under collision load in finite element simulations.
Procedia Materials Science 2014:3:307-312.

N. Zander, T. Bog, M. Elhaddad, R. Espinoza, H. Hu, A.F. Joly, C. Wu, P. Zerbe, A. Düster, S. Kollmannsberger, J. Parvizian, M. Ruess, D. Schillinger, E. Rank.
FCMLab: A Finite Cell Research Toolbox for MATLAB
Advances in Engineering Software, 74:49-63, 2014, 2014.

Ståhlberg K, Goerlandt F, Ehlers S, Kujala P. Impact scenario models for probabilistic risk-based design for ship–ship collision. Marine Structures 33 (2013) 238–264.

von Bock und Polach R, Ehlers S. Model scale ice – Part B: Numerical model. Cold Regions Science and Technology 94 (2013) 53–60.

von Bock und Polach R, Ehlers S, Kujala P. Model-Scale Ice – Part A: Experiments.  Cold Regions Science and Technology. doi: 10.1016/j.coldregions.2013.07.001

Ehlers S. Kujala P. Optimization-based material parameter identification for the numerical simulation of sea ice in four-point bending. Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment 2013.

Sormunen OVE, Ehlers S, Kujala P. Collision consequence estimation model for chemical tankers. Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment 2013, 98.

Jelovica J, Romanoff J, Ehlers S, Aromaa, J. Ultimate strength of corroded web-core sandwich beams. Marine Structures 2013; 31,1-14.

Dai L, Ehlers S, Rausand M, Bouwer Utne I. Risk of collision between service vessels and offshore wind turbines. Reliability Engineering and System Safety; 2013;109; 18–31.

M. Joulaian, A. Düster:
Local enrichment of the finite cell method for problems with material interfaces.
Computational Mechanics, 52:741-762, 2013.

A. Abedian, J. Parvizian, A. Düster, E. Rank:
The Finite Cell Method for the J_2 flow theory of plasticity.
Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 69:37-47, 2013.

R. Jänicke, H.-G. Sehlhorst, A. Düster, S. Diebels:
Micromorphic two-scale modelling of periodic grid structures.
International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, 11(2):161-176, 2013

T. Netz, A. Düster, S. Hartmann:
High-order finite elements compared to low-order mixed element formulations.
ZAMM – Journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 93(2-3):163-176, 2013.

A. Abedian, J. Parvizian, A. Düster, H. Khademyzadeh, E. Rank:
Performance of different integration schemes facing discontinuities in the finite cell method.
International Journal of Computational Methods, 10(3):1350002/1-24, 2013.

Fricke, W.:
IIW Guideline for the assessment of weld root fatigue.
Welding in the World 57 (2013), 753-791, DOI 10.1007/s40194-013-0066-y

W. Fricke:
International Joint Master in Ship and Offshore Technology.
Ingenieurspiegel 2/2013, S. 71.

Fricke, W.; Codda, M.; Feltz, O.; Garbatov, Y.; Remes, H.; Risso, G.; Rizzo, C.; Romanoff, J.:
Round robin study on local stress and fatigue assessment of lap joints and doubler plates.
Ships and Offshore Structures 8 (2013), No. 6, 621-627.

Fricke, W.; Feltz, O.:
Consideration of influence factors between small-scale specimens and large components on the fatigue strength of thin-plated block joints in shipbuilding.
Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures 36 (2013), 1223-123, DOI: 10.1111/ffe.12058

W. Fricke, B.Gerlach, M. Guiard:
Strukturverhalten großer Fenster an Bord von Schiffen.
CMT-Bericht 22/2013, Center of Maritime Technologies, Hamburg 2013

B. Gerlach:
Untersuchungen zum Strukturverhalten von großen Schiffsfenstern.
Ingenieurspiegel 2/2013, 84-85.

Rizzo, C.M.; Fischer, C.:
Application of advanced notch stress approaches to assess fatigue strength of ship structural details: benchmarks on complex geometries and laboratory tests.
Schriftenreihe Schiffbau 665, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg, Hamburg, 2013.

Erikstad SO, Ehlers S. Decision support framework for exploiting northern sea route transport opportunities. Ship Technology Research, 2012.

Montewka J, Ehlers S, Tabri K. Modelling risk of a collision between a LNG tanker and a harbour tug. Marine Systems & Ocean Technology, 2012;7(1),5-15.

Jelovica J, Romanoff J, Ehlers S, Varsta P. Influence of weld stiffness on buckling strength of laser-welded web-core sandwich plates. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 2012; 77; 12-18.

Ehlers S. Østby E. Increased crashworthiness due to arctic conditions – The influence of sub-zero temperature. Marine Structures, 2012. doi:10.1016/j.marstruc.2012.05.004

Ehlers S. Tabri K. A combined numerical and semi-analytical collision damage assessment procedure. Marine Structures, 2012. doi:10.1016/j.marstruc.2012.05.005

Ehlers S. High strength steel in crashworthy ship structures. Journal of Ship production and Design, 2012; 28 (1); 1-9.

Abedian, A.; Parvizian, J.; Düster, A.; Khademyzadeh, H.; Rank, E. (2012):
Performance of different integration schemes facing discontinuities in the finite cell method.
International Journal of Computational Methods, accepted for publication

Düster, A.; Sehlhorst, H.-G.; Rank, E. (2012):
Numerical homogenization of heterogeneous and cellular materials utilizing the Finite Cell Method.
Computational Mechanics, 50:413-431

Erbts, P.; Düster, A. (2012):
Accelerated staggered coupling schemes for problems of thermoelasticity at finite strains.
Computers and Mathematics with Applications, 64:2408-2430

Eggert, L.; Fricke, W.; Paetzold, H. (2012):
Fatigue strength of thin-plated block joints with typical shipbuilding imperfections.
Welding in the World 56, No. 11/12

Fricke, W.; von Lilienfeld-Toal, A.; Paetzold, H. (2012):
Fatigue strength investigations of welded details of stiffened plate structures in steel ships.
Int. J. Fatigue 34:1, 17 – 26

Fricke, W.; Bronsart, R. (2012):
International Ship and Offshore Congress (ISSC) 2012 in Rostock/Germany.
Ships and Offshore Structures 7, No. 4, 351 – 355

Fricke, W.; Tchuindjang, D. (2012):
Schwingfestigkeitsverhalten von Bolzenschweißungen in der tragenden Schiffskonstruktion. Bericht 19/2012, Center of Maritime Technologies, Hamburg

Fricke, W.; Tchuindjang, D. (2012):
Fatigue Strength Behaviour of Stud-Arc Welded Joints in Load-Carrying Ship Structures.
IIW-Doc. XIII-2417-12, International Institute of Welding

Parvizian, J.; Düster, A; Rank, E. (2012):
Topology optimization using the finite cell method.
Optimization and Engineering,13:57-78

Rank, E.; Ruess, M; Kollmannsberger, S; Schillinger, D.; Düster, A. (2012):
Geometric modeling, isogeometric analysis and the finite cell method.
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 249-252:104-115

Rizzo, C.M., Fricke, W. (2012):
Verifica a fatica di giunti di profilati a bulbo mediante approcci locali (Fatigue strength assessment of bulb plate profiles joints according to local approaches).
Rivista Italiana della saldatura 2/2012, 177-187 and Proc. of the Giornate Nazionali di Saldatura GNS-6, Genova, 26-27 Maggio 2011 (in Italian)

Rizzo C.M., Tedeschi R., Fricke W., (2011):
La fatica nelle strutture navali: il caso del collegamento di testa fra piatti a bulbo (Fatigue of ship structures: HP stiffener attachments).
Nave & Navi: architettura e progetto, Atti del convegno del 23/06/2011, Poligrafico Accademia Navale

Rizzo, C.M.; Fischer, C. (2012):
Application of advanced notch stress approaches to assess fatigue strength of ship structural details: applications and comparisons.
Schriftenreihe Schiffbau 662, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg, Hamburg

Schillinger, D.; Düster, A.; Rank, E. (2012):
The hp-d-adaptive finite cell method for geometrically nonlinear problems of solid mechanics.
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 89:1171-1202

Schillinger, D.; Ruess, M.; Zander, N.; Bazilevs, Y.; Düster, A.; Rank, E. (2012):
Small and large deformation analysis with the p- and B-spline versions of the finite cell method.
Computational Mechanics, 50:445-478

Sehlhorst, H.-G. (2012):
Numerical homogenization strategies for cellular materials with applications in structural mechanics.
Fortschritt-Bericht VDI Reihe 18 Nr. 333. Düsseldorf: VDI Verlag

Tautz, I. (2012):
Kollisionsversuche im Schiffbau.
Ingenieurspiegel 2/2012, Public Verlagsgesellschaft und Anzeigenagentur mbH, Bingen, Germany

Tchuindjang, D.; Fricke, W. (2012):
Schwingfestigkeitsverhalten von Bolzenschweißungen in der tragenden Schiffskonstruktion.
Schiff & Hafen 12/2012, 52 – 55

Yang, Z.; Kollmannsberger, S.; Düster, A.; Ruess, M.; Grande Garcia, E.; Burgkart, R.; Rank, E.  (2012):
Non-standard bone simulation: interactive numerical analysis by computational steering.
Computing and Visualization in Science,14:207-216

Yang, Z.; Ruess, M.; Kollmannsberger, S.; Düster, A.; Rank, E.  (2012):
An efficient integration technique for the voxel-based Finite Cell Method.
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 91:457-471

von Bock und Polach RUF, Ehlers S. Heave and pitch motions of a ship in model ice: an experimental study on ship resistance and ice breaking pattern. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 2011; 68; 49-59.

Ehlers, S. A review of collision and grounding damage assessment method. Marine Systems & Ocean Technology, 2011; 6(1); 5-15.

Düster, A. and Rank, E.
Die Finite Cell Methode – Eine Fictitious Domain Methode mit Finite-Element Ansätzen hoher Ordnung.
GAMM Rundbrief, 2/2011:6-13, 2011

Fischer, C.; Feltz, O.; Fricke, W. und Lazzarin, P.
Application of the notch stress intensity and crack propagation approaches to weld toe and root fatigue.
In: Welding in the World 55, No. 7/8 (2011), S. 30-39

Franke, D.; Düster, A. und Rank E
Computational contact mechanics based on the rp-version of the Finite Element Method.
International Journal of Computational Methods, 8(3):493-512, 2011

Guedes Soares, C.; Juncher Jensen, J.; Incecik, A.; Downes, J.; Romanoff, J.; Gordo, J.M.; Fricke, W.; Vredeveldt, A.; Jastrzebski, T.; Hayman, B.; Besnard, N.; Codda, M.; Das, P.K. und Garbatov, Y.
European Research in Marine Structures.
Trans. SNAME, Vol. 117, The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Jersey City, 2011

Rank, E.; Kollmannsberger, S.; Sorger, C. und Düster, A.
Shell Finite Cell Method: A High Order Fictitious Domain Approach for Thin-Walled Structures.
Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 200:3200-3209, 2011

Rizzo, C.M.
Application of advanced notch stress approaches to assess fatigue strength of ship structural details,
Schriftenreihe Schiffbau, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg, Hamburg, 2011

Rizzo, C.M. und Fricke, W.
Verifica a fatica di giunti diprofilati a bulbo mediante approcci locali (Fatigue strength assessment according to local approaches),
Giornate Nazionali di Saldatura GNS-6, 26-27 Maggio 2011, Genova

Rizzo C.M.; Tedeschi R. und Fricke W.
La fatica nellestrutture navali: il caso del collegamento di testa fra piatti a bulbo (Fatigue of ship structures: HP stiffener attachments),
Poligrafico Accademia Navale, (Navy Academy publication, in italian),, Giugno 2011

Sehlhorst, H.-G.; Düster, A.; Diebels, S. und Rank, E.
Extraction of effective material parameters with application to sandwich structures.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 11:553-554, 2011

Schillinger, D.; Düster, A. und Rank, E.
The hp-d adaptive Finite Cell Method for geometrically nonlinear problems of solid mechanics.
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, doi:10.1016/j.cma.2011.06.005, 2011

Schillinger, D.; Ruess, M.; Düster, A. und Rank, E.
The Finite Cell Method for large deformation analysis.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 11:271-272, 2011

Zacke, S.; Fricke, W.; Eren, S.E. und Kocak, M
Strength of block joints welded with large gaps.
Welding and Cutting 10, No. 2, pp. 111-117

Zipfel, B. und Lehmann, E.
Evaluation of critical stranding incidents.
Journal of Ship and Offshore Structures, iFirst 2011, 1-18.

Ehlers S, Remes H, Klanac A, Naar H. A multi-objective optimisation-based structural design procedure for the concept stage – a chemical product tanker case study. Ship Technology Research, Schiffstechnik, 2010; 57(3): 182-197.

Ehlers S. Optimisation for Crashworthiness. Brodogradnja-Shipbuilding 2010; 61(4): 341-346.

Rigo P, Žanić V, Ehlers S, Andrić J. Design of Innovative Ship Concepts using an Integrated Decision Support System for Ship Production and Operation. Brodogradnja-Shipbuilding 2010; 61(4): 367-381.

Ehlers S, Tabri K, Romanoff J, Varsta P. Numerical and Experimental Investigation on the Collision Resistance of the X-core Structure. Journal of Ships and Offshore Structures, Special Issue on Collision and Grounding, 2010; http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17445302.2010.532603

Ehlers S. A procedure to assess the damage of a grounded ship: a full-scale validation case study. Ship Technology Research, 2010; 57(1); 50-64.

Ehlers S. The influence of the material relation on the accuracy of collision simulations. Marine Structures, 2010; 23; 462-474.

Kõrgesaar M, Ehlers S. An Assessment Procedure of the Crashworthiness of an LNG Tanker Side Structure. Ship Technology Research, Schiffstechnik, 2010; 57(1): 50-64.

Düster, A.; Parvizian, J. und Rank, E.
Topology optimization based on the finite cell method,
PAMM, Volume 10(1), 151-152, 2010

Franke, D.; Düster, A.; Nübel, V. und Rank, E.
A comparison of the h-, p-, hp-, and rp-version of the FEM for the solution of the 2D Hertzian contact problem.
Computational Mechanics, 45, 513-522,  2010.

Fricke, W. und Feltz, O.
Fatigue test and numerical analyses of partial-load and full load carrying fillet welds at cover plates and lap joints.
Welding in the World 54, No. 7/8, R225-R233. (2010)

Fricke, W. und Paetzold, H.
Full-scale fatigue tests of ship structures to validate the S-N approaches for fatigue strength assessment.
Marine Structures23, 115-130. (2010)

Fricke, W.; Zacke, S.; S.E. Eren  und Koçak, M. 
Festigkeit von mit großem Luftspalt verschweißten Stößen von Schiffssektionen.
Schweißen und Schneiden 62, Heft 12, 680-686. (2010)

Ledentsov, D.; Düster, A.; Volk, W.; Wagner, M.; Heinle, I. und Rank, E.
Model adaptivity for industrial application of sheet metal forming simulation.
Elsevier, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design 46, 585-600, 2010. 

Rabold, A.; Buchschmid, M.; Düster, A.; Müller, G. und Rank, E.
Modelling the excitation force of a standard tapping machine on lightweigtht floor structures.
Building Acoustics, 17(3):175-197, 2010.

Sehlhorst, H.-G.; Düster, A.; Jänicke, R. und Diebels, S.
On Dirichlet boundary conditions in second-order FE2-schemes,
PAMM, Volume 10(1), 423-424, 2010

Ehlers S. A procedure to optimize ship side structures for crashworthiness. Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment 2009; 224: 1-12.

Ehlers S. Strain and stress relation until fracture for finite element simulations of a thin circular plate. Thin-Walled Structures 2009; 48(1); 1-8.

Klanac A, Ehlers S, Jelovica J. Optimization of crashworthy marine structures, Marine Structures 2009; 22(4); 670-690.

Ehlers S, Varsta P. Strain and stress relation for non-linear finite element simulations. Thin-Walled Structures 2009; 47; 1203-1217.

Ehlers S, Broekhuijsen J, Alsos HS, Biehl F, Tabri K. Simulating the collision response of ship side structures: A failure criteria benchmark study. Int Ship Progress 2008; 55: 127-144.

Conference Papers

A.-S. Milaković, M. Braun, T. Willems, H. Hendrikse, C. Fischer, S. Ehlers, Methodology for estimating OWT fatigue life under combined loads of wind, waves and ice at sub-zero temperatures, 4th International Conference on Ships and Offshore Structures, Cape Carnival, USA, 2019.

von Bock und Polach, R. U. F., Kahl, A., Braun, M., von Selle, H., S. Ehlers, Analysis of governing parameters on the fatigue life of thermal cut edges, 4th International Conference on Ships and Offshore Structures, Cape Carnival, USA, 2019.

Braun M, Scheffer R, Fricke W, Ehlers S. (2019): Fatigue strength of fillet-welded joints at sub-zero temperatures. IIW-Doc. XIII-2780-19, International Institute of Welding.

Bornhöft,S.,von Bock und Polach, R.U.F., Thon-Gairola, C., Hoth, J. (2019) Utilizing student feedback for improving learning outcomes, European Society for Engineering in Education (SEFI) Annual Conference, Budapest

Suominen, M., von Bock und Polach, R.U.F., Haase, A. (2019) The Effect of Sample Dimensions on the Compressive Strength of Model-scale Ice, Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions (POAC), Delft

R. U. F. von Bock und Polach, M. Klein, J. Kubiczek, L. Kellner, M. Braun, H. Herrnring. State of the Art and Knowledge Gaps on Modelling Structure in Cold Regions in OMAE2019 – Proceedings of 38th International Conference on Ocean,         Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Klein M, Dudek M, Clauss G, Hoffmann N, Behrendt J, Ehlers S. 2019. Systematic Experimental Validation of High‑order Spectral Method for Deterministic Wave Prediction. OMAE2019‑95063, Glasgow, UK.

Neumann K, Ehlers S. 2019. Power Spectrum for Surface Description of Corroded Ship Structure from Laser Scan. OMAE2019-95907, Glasgow, UK.

Huisman M, Erceg S, von Bock und Polach RUF, Rung T, Ehlers S. 2019. Numerical Simulation of Ship‑Ice Interaction, OMAE96740, Glasgow, UK.

Hartmann M, von Bock und Polach RUF, Ehlers S, Hoffmann N, Onorato M, Klein M. 2019. Numerical Study on Nonlinear Wave‑Ice‑Interaction OMAE2019‑95116, Glasgow, UK.

Kubiczek JM, Herrnring H, Kellner L, Ehlers S, Diewald R. 2019. Simulation of temperature distribution in ship structures for the determination of temperature- dependent material properties. 12th European LS-DYNA Conference 2019, Koblenz, Germany.

Herrnring H, Kellner L, Kubiczek JM, Ehlers S. 2019. A cohesive model for ice and its verification with tensile splitting tests. 12th European LS-DYNA Conference 2019, Koblenz, Germany.

Braun M, Grimm JH, Milaković AS, Hoffmeister H, Canaletti A, Ehlers S, Fricke W. 2019. Bewertung der Schwingfestigkeit ausgeschliffener Schweißnähte aus hochfesten Stählen und Vergleich mit gekerbten Grundmaterialproben. Schweißen in der maritimen Technik und im Ingenieurbau. Hamburg, 24.-25.04.2019.

Ravinthrakumar S, Leira B, Ehlers S, Klein M, Haver S. 2019. Evaluation of extreme design wave loads for hull girder strength assessment. MARSTRUCT 2019 Conference.

P. Di Stolfo, A. Düster, S. Kollmannsberger, E. Rank, A. Schröder.
A posteriori error control for the finite cell method.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, accepted for publication, 2019.

T. Lampe, L. Radtke, U. Göttsche, A. Düster, M. Abdel-Maksoud.
Evaluation of performance and acoustic signature of flexible marine propellers under consideration of fluid-structure interaction by means of partitioned simulation.
Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Marine Propulsors – smp’19, pages 361–368, 2019.
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S. Hubrich, A. Düster.
Adaptive numerical integration of broken finite cells based on moment fitting applied to finite strain problems.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 18:e201800089, 2018.
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C. Woitzik, M.A. Chaudry, P. Wriggers, A. Düster.
Modelling and experimental testing of expanded granules as crash-absorber for double hull ships.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 18:e201800416, 2018.
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L. Radtke, T. Lampe, M. Abdel-Maksoud, A. Düster.
Partitioned simulation of multi‐field problems — efficient and robust coupling of fluids and structures.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 18:e201800424, 2018.
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J.Ph. Heners, L. Radtke, A. Düster, M. Hinze.
Adjoint shape optimization for fluid-structure interaction.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 18:e201800427, 2018.
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T. Lampe, L. Radtke, M. Abdel-Maksoud, A. Düster.
Partitioned simulation of the fluid‐structure interaction of flexible marine propellers in unsteady flow conditions.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 18:e201800471, 2018.
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B. Wiegard, L. Radtke, M. König, M. Abdel-Maksoud, A. Düster.
Simulation of the Fluid-Structure Interaction of a Floating Wind Turbine.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Ships and Offshore Structures, ICSOS 2018,
Gothenburg, Sweden, 2018.

Herrnring H, Kellner L, Kubiczek JM, Ehlers S. 2018. Simulation of Ice-Structure Interaction with CZM-Elements. 15. LS-DYNA Forum, Bamberg.

Myland D, Ehlers S. Investigation on semi-empirical coefficients and exponents of a resistance prediction method for ships sailing ahead in level ice. ICSOS2018.

Wulff M, Quinton BWT, Ehlers S. Experimental study on structural responses of fibre glass plates under lateral moving loads. ICSOS2018.

Cheemakurthy H, Zhang M, Garme K, Burman M, Ehlers S, von Bock und Polach F. Statistical Estimation of Uncertainties Associated with Ship Operations in Fresh Water Ice. ISOPE2018

Zhang M, Cheemakurthy H, Ehlers S, von Bock und Polach F, Garme K, Burman M. Ice pressure prediction based on the probabilistic method for ice-going vessels in inland waterways. OMAE2018-77668.

Neumann KM, Vårdal OT, Ehlers S. Updatable spatio-temporal probabilistic corrosion modelling for offshore structures. OMAE2018-78684.

Braun M, Grimm JH, Hoffmeister H, Ehlers S, Fricke W. Comparison of Fatigue Strength of Post Weld Improved High Strength Steel Joints and Notched Base Material 
Specimens. ICSOS2017, Shenzhen, China, 11-13th of September 2017.

Warntjen J, Erceg S, 
Piehl H, Ehlers S. The influence of the bow design on structural response for ice loading. ICSOS2017, Shenzhen, China, 11-13th of September 2017.

Ingrit Lillemäe-Avi, Sami Liinalampi, Eero Lehtimäki, Heikki Remes, Pauli Lehto, Jani Romanoff, Sören Ehlers, Ari Niemelä. Fatigue strength of plasma-cut high-strength steel after shipyard production process. IIW document XIII-2695-17, Shanghai June 2017.

Conradi H, Hoffmeister H, Ehlers S. Hard grounding of large sailing yachts. Intl. conference Innov Sail, 28th to 30th of June 2017, Lorient, France.

Kubiczek M, Burchard KS, Ehlers S, Schöttelndreyer M. Material relationship identification for finite element analysis at intermediate strain rates using optical measurements. 6th International Conference on Marine Structures (MARSTRUCRT), 8 – 10 May 2017, Lisbon Portugal.

Herrnring H, Kubiczek J, Ehlers S, Niclasen NO, Burmann M. Experimental investigation of an accidental ice impact on an aluminium high speed craft. 6th International Conference on Marine Structures (MARSTRUCRT), 8 – 10 May 2017, Lisbon Portugal.

S. Duczek, M. Würkner, A. Abedian, H. Köppe, H. Berger, A. Düster, U. Gabbert.
An Abaqus Implementation of the Finite Cell Method to Analyse the Influence of Pores on the Strengths of Aluminum Die Cast Components.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Design, Modelling and Experiments of Advanced Structures and Systems (DeMEASS VIII), pages 9-11, 2017.

C. Woitzik, M.A. Chaudry, P. Wriggers, A. Düster.
Statistical characterization of granular material applied as crash absorber in ship building.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 17:487-488, 2017.

S. Hubrich, M. Joulaian, A. Düster.
A high-order enrichment strategy for the finite cell method considering problems with weak discontinuities.
Proceedings in Research Challenges in Mechanics, pages 1–4, 2017.

M. König, L. Radtke, A. Düster.
A Flexible C++ Framework for the Efficient Solution of Strongly Coupled Multifield Problems.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 16:455-456, 2016.

C. Woitzik, M.A. Chaudry, P. Wriggers, A. Düster.
Experimental and numerical investigation of granular materials for an increase of the collision safety of double-hull vessels.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 16:409-410, 2016.

S. Heinze, A. Jung, S. Diebels, A. Düster.
Experimental and numerical investigation of metal foams undergoing large deformations.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 16:345-346, 2016.

M.A. Chaudry, C. Woitzik, C. Weißenfels, A. Düster, P. Wriggers.
DEM-FEM coupled numerical investigation of granular materials to increase crashworthiness of double-hull vessels.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 16:311-312, 2016.

A. Taghipour, J. Parvizian, S. Heinze, A. Düster.
p-version finite elements and finite cells for finite strain elastoplastic problems.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 16:243-244, 2016.

S. Hubrich, M. Joulaian, P. Di Stolfo, A. Schröder, A. Düster.
Efficient numerical integration of arbitrarily broken cells using the moment fitting approach.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 16:201-202, 2016.

M. König, D. Ferreira González, M. Abdel-Maksoud, A. Düster.
Numerical investigation of the landing maneuver of a crew transfer vessel to an offshore wind turbine.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Ships and Offshore Structures, ICSOS 2016,
Hamburg, Germany, 2016.

D Myland, S Ehlers. Methodology to assess the floe size and distribution along a ship hull during model scale ice tests. International Conference on Ships and Offshore Structures ICSOS 2016, 31 August – 2 September 2016, Hamburg, Germany

SL Andrade, HM Gaspar and S Ehlers. Parametric structural analysis for a platform supply vessel at conceptual design phase – a sensitivity study via Design of Experiment. International Conference on Ships and Offshore Structures ICSOS 2016, 31 August – 2 September 2016, Hamburg, Germany

S Ehlers, M Guiard, J Kubiczek, A Höderath, F Sander, R Sopper, P Charbonnier, M Marhem, I Darie, H von Selle, J Peschmann and P Bendfeldt. Experimental and numerical analysis of a membrane cargo containment system for liquefied natural gas. International Conference on Ships and Offshore Structures ICSOS 2016, 31 August – 2 September 2016, Hamburg, Germany

Huisman M, Janßen CF, Rung T, Ehlers S. Numerical Simulation of Ship-Ice Interactions with Physics Engines under Consideration of Ice Breaking. ISOPE2016.

Diewald R, Gerlach B, Ehlers S. On the influence of primary and secondary structural members on the global strength of ship structures. Maritime Technology and Engineering 3. Eds. Guedes Soares & Santos. Taylor and Francis, 2016; 435-441.

Steinert A, Ehlers S, Kvittem MI, Merino Hoyos D, Ebbesen M. Cost Assessment for a Semi-Submersible Floating Wind Turbine with Respect to the Hydro-dynamic Response and Tower Base Bending Moments Using Particle Swarm Optimisation. ISOPE2016.

Kubiczek JM, Liang B, Molter L, Ehlers S. A rubber bag for liquid cargo to improve ship collision safety. OMAE2016-54790.

Piehl H, Milaković A-S, Ehlers S. A FEM based potential theory approach for optimal ice routing. OMAE2016-54649.

Jakobsen M, Milaković A-S, Ehlers S, Assessment of helicopter emergency response capacity in the Barents Sea. OMAE2016-54278.

Charbonnier P, Marhem M, Ehlers S, Guiard M, Kubiczek J, Darie I, von Selle H, Peschmann J. Membrane containment system behavior in case of collision. LNG18, Perth, Australia, 11-15 April 2016.

Kujala P, Veitch B, Ehlers S, Leira BJ, Khan F, Vanhatalo J. Education of maritime doctoral students as part of international university network. Education & Professional Development of Engineers in the Maritime Industry, 9-10 December 2015, London, UK.

Buldgen L, Ehlers S, Le Sourne H. Review of existing solutions and presentation of a simplified method for the crashworthiness of lock gates. In Proceedings of the Smart Rivers 2015, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Skarbø RA, Ehlers S, Æsøy V. Emission reduction technology and cost efficiency for ships operating on the northern sea route – a case study. OMAE2015-41096.

Das J, Ehlers S. Numerical simulation of crushing and bending failure of ice using SPH. OMAE2015-41266.

Bergström M, Erikstad SO, Ehlers S. Applying risk-based design to arctic ships. OMAE2015-41291.

Milakovic AS, Ulstein M, Bambulyak A, Ehlers S. Optimization of OSV fleet for an offshore oil and gas field in the Russian arctic. OMAE2015-41366.

Schartmüller B, Milakovic AS, Bergström M, Ehlers S. A simulation-based decision support tool for arctic transit transport. OMAE2015-41375.

Raghuvanshi U, Ehlers S. An assessment of iceberg loads for operations in the north Barents Sea. OMAE2015-41483.

Choi M, Eriskstad SO, Ehlers S. Mission based ship design under uncertain arctic sea ice conditions. OMAE2015-41743.

Neumann KM, Ehlers S, Leira BJ, Kujala P. A novel data processing method for ice pressure statistics. OMAE2015-41822.

Tõnis T, Ralph F, Ehlers S, Jordaan IJ. Probabilistic design load method for the northern sea route. OMAE2015-41841.

Erceg B, Ralph F, Ehlers S, Jordaan IJ. Structural response of ice-going ships using a probabilistic design load method. OMAE2015-41962.

Piehl H, von Bock und Polach RUF, Erceg S, Polić D, Bambulyak A, Das J, Erceg B, Tõns T, Bergström M, Myland D, Milaković AS, Ehlers S. A framework for a design and optimization platform for ships in arctic conditions. Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions June 14-18, 2015.

Erceg B, Taylor R, Ehlers S. Structural response comparison using different approaches to account for ice loading. Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions June 14-18, 2015.

Bergström M, Erikstad SO, Ehlers S. Assessment of the effect of uncertainties in design parameters on the design of arctic cargo ships. 12th IMDC 2015, Tokyo.

Chen, Z.; Jung, A.; Heinze, S.; Düster, A.; und Diebels, S.:
Characterization of Ni/Al hybrid foam from atomic to microscale.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 15:283–284, 2015.

Ferreira González, D.; Lemmerhirt, M.; Abdel-Maksoud, M.; König, M.; und Düster, A.:
Numerical and experimental investigation regarding the landing manoeuvre of a catamaran vessel at an offshore wind turbine in waves.
In Proceedings of the ASME 2015 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2015, pages 1–10, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, 2015.

Hartmann, S.; Rothe, S.; Grafenhorst, M.; Erbts, P.; und Düster, A.:
Theory and Numerics of Monolithic and Partitioned Thermo-Mechanical Coupling.
In PCM-CMM-2015 – 3rd Polish Congress of Mechanics & 21st Computer Methods in Mechanics, Gdańsk, Poland, 2015.

Heinze, S.; Chen, Z.; Jung, A.; Diebels, S.; und Düster, A.:
Numerical analysis of Ni/Al hybrid metal foams using the finite cell method.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 15:299–300, 2015. 

Hubrich, S.; Joulaian, M.; und Düster A.:
Numerical integration in the finite cell method based on moment-fitting.
In Proceedings of 3rd ECCOMAS Young Investigators Conference, 6th GACM Colloquium, pages 1–4, Aachen, Germany, 2015.

Joulaian, M.; Zander, N.; Bog, T.; Kollmannsberger, S.; Rank, E.; und Düster, A.:
A high-order enrichment strategy for the finite cell method.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 15:207–208, 2015.

König, M.; Düster, A.; Ferreira González, D.; und Abdel-Maksoud, M.:
Simulation of safety-relevant situations regarding the interaction of service ships with offshore wind turbine plants.
In Proceedings of the ASME 2015 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2015, pages 1–10, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, 2015.

Radtke, L.; Düster, A.; Debus, E.S.; und Larena-Avellaneda, A.:
A hierarchical modeling approach to cardiovas-cular fluid-structure interaction.
In P. Nithiarasu and E. Budyn, editors, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Biomedical Engineering – CMBE2015, Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan, France, 2015.

Fricke, W.; Robert, C.; Peters, R. and Sumpf, A.:
Fatigue Strength of Laser-Stake Welded T-Joints Subjected to Combined Axial and Shear Loads
In: IIW-Doc. XIII-2597-15, International Institute of Welding 2015.

Robert, C.; Fricke, W.; Peters, R. and Sumpf, A.:
Ermüdungsfestigkeit von laserstrahlgeschweißten T-Stoß-Verbindungen unter kombinierter Axial- und Schubbelastung
In: DVS-Bericht 315, 159-165, DVS-Media, Düsseldorf 2015.

Tchuindjang, D.; Madia, M.; Fricke, E. und Hensel, J.:
Integrale Bruchmechanische Ermittlung der Schwingfestigkeit von Schweißverbindungen: Validierung an Längssteifen.
In: DVS-Bericht 315, 310-315, DVS-Media, Düsseldorf 2015.

Buldgen L, Ehlers S, Le Sourne H.
Review of existing solutions and presentation of a simplified method for the crashworthiness of lock gates.
In Proceedings of the Smart Rivers 2015, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 

Skarbø RA, Ehlers S, Æsøy V.
Emission reduction technology and cost efficiency for ships operating on the northern sea route – a case study
OMAE2015-41096.

Das J, Ehlers S.
Numerical simulation of crushing and bending failure of ice using SPH
OMAE2015-41266.

Bergström M, Erikstad SO, Ehlers S.
Applying risk-based design to arctic ships.
OMAE2015-41291.

Milakovic AS, Ulstein M, Bambulyak A, Ehlers S.
Optimization of OSV fleet for an offshore oil and gas field in the Russian arctic
OMAE2015-41366.

Schartmüller B, Milakovic AS, Bergström M, Ehlers S.
A simulation-based decision support tool for arctic transit transport.
OMAE2015-41375.

Raghuvanshi U, Ehlers S.
An assessment of iceberg loads for operations in the north Barents Sea.
OMAE2015-41483.

Choi M, Eriskstad SO, Ehlers S.
Mission based ship design under uncertain arctic sea ice conditions.
OMAE2015-41743.

Neumann KM, Ehlers S, Leira BJ, Kujala P.
A novel data processing method for ice pressure statistics.
OMAE2015-41822.

Tõnis T, Ralph F, Ehlers S, Jordaan IJ.
Probabilistic design load method for the northern sea route.
OMAE2015-41841.

Erceg B, Ralph F, Ehlers S, Jordaan IJ.
Structural response of ice-going ships using a probabilistic design load method.
OMAE2015-41962.

Piehl H, von Bock und Polach RUF, Erceg S, Polić D, Bambulyak A, Das J, Erceg B, Tõns T, Bergström M, Myland D, Milaković AS, Ehlers S.
A framework for a design and optimization platform for ships in arctic conditions.
Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions June 14-18, 2015.

Erceg B, Taylor R, Ehlers S.
Structural response comparison using different approaches to account for ice loading.
Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions June 14-18, 2015.

Bergström M, Erikstad SO, Ehlers S.
Assessment of the effect of uncertainties in design parameters on the design of arctic cargo ships.
12th IMDC 2015, Tokyo.

Ehlers S, Erceg B, Jordaan I, Taylor R.
Structural analysis under ice loads for ships operating in Arctic waters.
Proceedings of MARTECH 2014, 2nd International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, 15-17 October 2014. CRC Press 2015 ISBN 978-1-138-02727-5. s. 449-454.

Pedersen, R. A., Molnes, D. A., Stokkeland, L. S. & Ehlers, S.
Structural optimisation for ice-strengthened vessels
Proceedings of MARTECH 2014, 2nd International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, 15-17 October 2014. CRC Press 2015 ISBN 978-1-138-02727-5. s. 449-454.

C. Fischer, W. Fricke:
Consideration of stress gradient effects for complex structures in local fatigue approaches
In: Analysis and Design of Marine Structures – Proc. 5th Int. Conf. on Marine Structures (Eds.: C. Guedes Soares & R.A. Shenoi), 241-249, Taylor & Francis, London, 2015.

C. Fischer, W. Fricke, C.M. Rizzo:
Fatigue assessment of joints at bulb profiles by local approaches
In: Analysis and Design of Marine Structures – Proc. 5th Int. Conf. on Marine Structures (Eds.: C. Guedes Soares & R.A. Shenoi), 251-259, Taylor & Francis, London, 2015.

A. Junglewitz, C. Fischer, W. Fricke:
Experimentelle Untersuchungen und Berechnungen zur Traglast von Propellerflügeln
Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft, Bd. 109 (2015), Schiffahrts-Verlag “Hansa” GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg, erscheint 2016

Sundermeyer, W.; Fricke, W. and Paetzold, H.:
Investigation of weld root fatigue of single-sided welded T-joints
Analysis and Design of Marine Structures – Guedes Soares & Shenoi (Eds), pp 309-315, Taylor & Francis Group, London 2015.

Fricke, W.:
Betriebsfestigkeit dünnwandiger Schweißkonstruktionen
In: Tagungsband zur 15. Sondertagung ‚Schweißen in der Maritimen Technik und im Ingenieurbau, SLV-Nord, Hamburg 2015.

Fricke, W. und von Selle, H.:
Schwingfestigkeits- und Qualitätsbewertung von Schweißkonstruktionen in der Schiffbau- und Offshore-Industrie
In: 6. Fachtagung „Bemessung und Konstruktion“, SLV Halle, 2015.

Fricke, W.; Gerlach, B. und Guiard, M.:
Schubsteifigkeit von Wänden mit Fensteröffnungen
In: Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft, 109. Bd. (2015), Schifffahrts-Verlag „Hansa“ C. Schroeder & Co., Hamburg (erscheint 2016).

Corigliano, P.; Crupi, V.; Fricke, W. and Guglielmino, E.:
Low-Cycle Fatigue Life Prediction of Fillet-Welded Joints in Ship Details
In: Proc. 18th International Conference on Ships and Shipping Research – M. Altosole and A. Francescutto (Ed.), Lecco, Italy 2015.

von Selle, H. und Fricke, W.:
Bewertung der Qualität und Schwingfestigkeit von Schweißkonstruktionen in der Schiffbau- und Offshore-Industrie
In: DVS-Bericht 315, 140-148, DVS-Media, Düsseldorf 2015.

Ehlers S, Erceg B, Jordaan I, Taylor R. Structural analysis under ice loads for ships operating in Arctic waters. Proceedings of MARTECH 2014, 2nd International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, 15-17 October 2014. CRC Press 2015 ISBN 978-1-138-02727-5. s. 449-454.

Pedersen, R. A., Molnes, D. A., Stokkeland, L. S. & Ehlers, S. Structural optimisation for ice-strengthened vessels Proceedings of MARTECH 2014, 2nd International Conference on Maritime Technology and Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, 15-17 October 2014. CRC Press 2015 ISBN 978-1-138-02727-5. s. 449-454.

Ehlers S, Le Sourne H, Buldgen L, Ollero J, Robertson C, Bela A, Rigo P. Ship collision on lock gates – technical solutions and simulation approaches. ICTWS2014-110012. Proceedings of the ICTWS 2014 7th International Conference on Thin-Walled Structures ICTWS2014 28 September – 2 October 2014, Busan, Korea.

Kujala P, Ehlers S. A risk-based evaluation ice-strengthened hull structures. ICETECH 2014.

Milaković AS, Ehlers S, Westvik MH, Schütz P. Offshore upstream logistics for operations in arctic environment. I: Maritime-Port Technology and Development. CRC Press 2014 ISBN 978-1-138-02726-8. p. 163-170

Staalesen OE, Ehlers S. An evaluation of evacuation systems for arctic waters. I: Maritime-Port Technology and Development. CRC Press 2014 ISBN 978-1-138-02726-8.

Bergström MV, Ehlers S, Erikstad SO. An approach towards the design of robust arctic maritime transport systems. I: Maritime-Port Technology and Development. CRC Press 2014 ISBN 978-1-138-02726-8. p. 185-192

Erceg S. Ehlers S. Transit simulation model for ships operating in ice-covered waters. I: Proceedings of the 21st symposium on Theory and Practice of Shipbuilding, In Memoriam prof. Leopold Sorta. 2-4 October 2014, Baška, Croatia. Baška, Croatia: Faculty of Engineering, University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia 2014 ISBN 978-953-6326-90-7. p. 3-11

Ehlers S, Kujala P, Veitch B, Khan F, Vanhatalo J. Scenario based risk management for arctic shipping and operations. OMAE2014-23112.

Das J. Polic D, Ehlers S, Amdahl J. Numerical simulation of an ice beam in four-point bending using SPH. OMAE2014-23228.

Aga HL, Leira B, Ehlers S, Blomvågnes-Bakke HA. A case study in the impact on crashworthiness from the implementation of ice strengthening. OMAE2014-24127.

Bambulyak A. von Bock und Polach RUF, Ehlers S, Sydnes A. Challenges with oil spill risk assessment in arctic regions. OMAE2014-24419.

Erikstad SO, Ehlers S. Simulation-based analysis of arctic LNG transport capacity, cost and system integrity. OMAE2014-24043.

Gaspar HM, Ehlers S, Æsoy V, Erceg S, Balland O, Hildre HP. Challenges for using LNG fuelled ships for arctic routes. OMAE2014-23914.

Polic D, Ehlers S, Æsoy V, Pedersen E. Shaft response as a propulsion machinery design load. OMAE2014-23880.

Neumann K, Ehlers S, Leira BJ. Application of novel ice pressure data processing method. OMAE2014-23405.

Von Bock und Polach RUF, Ehlers S. On the scalability of model scale ice experiments. OMAE2014-23183.

Khan F, Yang M, Veitch B, Ehlers S, Chai S. Transportation risk analysis framework for arctic waters. OMAE2014-23421.

Tönis T, Erceg S, Leira B, Ehlers S. Ice condition assessment model for the arctic sea. OMAE2014-23761.

Bergström M, Ehlers S, Erikstad SO, Erceg S, Bambulyak A. Development of an approach towards mission-based design of arctic maritime transport systems. OMAE2014-23848.

Erceg B, Taylor R, Ehlers S, Leira BJ. A response comparison of a stiffened panel subjected to rule-based and measured ice loads. OMAE2014-23874.

Myland D, Ehlers S. Theoretical investigation on ice resistance prediction methods for ships in level ice. OMAE2014.

Erceg S, Ehlers S, von Bock und Polach R, Leira B. A numerical model to initiate the icebreaking pattern in level ice. OMAE2014.

M. Joulaian, S. Duczek, U. Gabbert, A. Düster.:
Efficient simulation of wave propagation in heterogeneous materials
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 14:715-716, 2014. 

M. König, D. Ferreira González, M. Abdel-Maksoud, A. Düster.

Hydrodynamic Behaviour of Very Large Floating Structures (VLFS) in Waves
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 14:531-532, 2014.

S. Heinze, M. Joulaian, H. Egger, A. Düster.
Efficient computation of cellular materials using the finite cell method
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 14:251-252, 2014.

P. Erbts, A. Düster.
Acceleration methods for the convergence of vector sequences applied to multi-physics problems
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 14:521-522, 2014.

L. Radtke, A. Larena-Avellaneda, T. Kölbel, E.S. Debus, A. Düster.
Cardiovascular fluid-structure interaction: A partitioned approach utilizing the p-FEM
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 14:493-494, 2014.

Ehlers S, Le Sourne H, Buldgen L, Ollero J, Robertson C, Bela A, Rigo P.
Ship collision on lock gates – technical solutions and simulation approaches.
ICTWS2014-110012. Proceedings of the ICTWS 2014 7th International Conference on Thin-Walled Structures ICTWS2014 28 September – 2 October 2014, Busan, Korea.

M. König, E. Höft, A. Düster.
Numerical Simulation of the Berthing Manoeuvre of Service Vessels to Offshore Wind Turbine Plants
Tagungsband Fünfter Interdisziplinärer Workshop Maritime Systeme, Herausgeber Forschungsschwerpunkt Maritime Systeme der TUHH, 2014.

Fricke, W.:
Recent advances and future trends in fatigue assessment technologies for thin-walled structures.
Proc. of the 7th Int. Conf. on Thin-Walled Structures (ICTWS2014-0005), Eds. J.K. Paik, S.K. Kim and C.H. Hong, Pusan National University, 2014.

Fricke, W.:
Recent developments and future challenges in fatigue strength assessment of welded joints.
Proc. of Inst. of Mech. Eng., Part C, J. of Mech. Engng. Science, 2014, DOI: 10.1177/0954406214550015

Fricke, W.:
Improvement of the Collision Resistance of Ships and its Experimental and Numerical Validation.
Proc. of 2nd Int. Symp. on Naval Architecture and Maritime, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul 2014.

C. Fischer, W. Fricke:
Consideration of Stress Gradient Effects for Complex Structures in Local Fatigue Approaches
IIW-Doc. XIII-2543-14, 2014

Fricke, W.; Gerlach, B.; Guiard, M.:
Experimental and numerical investigation on the load carrying behaviour of large ship windows.
Proc. 33rd Int. Conf. on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engng. OMAE2014-23803, ASME 2014

Fricke, W.; Gerlach, B.; Guiard, M.:
Effect of window openings on the stiffness of walls and bulkheads in ships.
Proc. of the 7th Int. Conf. on Thin-Walled Structures (ICTWS2014-0104), Eds. J.K. Paik, S.K. Kim and C.H. Hong, Pusan National University, 2014.

Fricke, W.; Gerlach, B.; Guiard, M.:
Investigation of the failure behaviour of large ship windows.
Proc. ASRANET Conf. on Safety and Reliability of Ship. Offshore and Subsea Structures, Glasgow 2014.

A. Junglewitz, C. Fischer, W. Fricke, W. Koch:
Investigation of the Propeller Blade Failure Load and the Associated Spindle Torque – JIP BlaFex
Proc. 11th Int. Conf. Performance of Ships and Structures in Ice, self-published, Calgary, Canada, 2014.

Kahl, A.; Fricke, W.; Paetzold, H. and von Selle, H.:
Whipping Investigations Based on Large-Scale Measurements and Experimental Fatigue Testing.
Proc. ISOPE’2014, Busan 2014.

Robert, C. and Fricke, W.:
Assessment of quality effects on the fatigue life of laser and laser-hybrid welded specimens.
IIW-Doc. XIII-2542-14, International Institute of Welding, 2014

M. Schöttelndreyer, E. Lehmann, C. Thieme, M. Greulich:
Multizellulare Glashohlkugeln zur Verstärkung von Doppelhüllen in der Schiffskonstruktion.
Proc. ANSYS Conference & 32. CADFEM User’s Meeting, Nürnberg, Germany 2014.

Werner, B.; Daske, C.; Heyer, H.; Sander, M.; Schöttelndreyer, M. and Fricke, W.:
Experimentelle und numerische Untersuchungen zum Bruchverhalten schiffbaulicher Doppelhüllen unter Kollisionsbelastung.
In: DVM-Bericht 246, Bruchmechanische Werkstoff- und Bauteilbewertung: Beanspruchungsanalyse, Prüfmethoden und Anwendungen, Deutscher Verband für Materialforschung und –prüfung e.V., Berlin, 2014, pp. 139-148

Tomac T, Klanac A, Katalinic M, Ehlers S, von Bock und Polach R, Suominen M, Montewka J. Numerical simulations of ship resistance in model ice. In Developments in Maritime Transportation and Exploitation of Sea Resources – IMAM 2013; 847-851.

Ehlers S, Benson S, Misirlis K. Ultimate strength of an intact and damaged LNG vessel subjected to sub-zero temperature. Collision and Grounding of Ships and Offshore Structures (ICCGS), 2013.

Ehlers S. A particle swarm optimization-based procedure to obtain a crashworthy ice-classed LNG tanker. Collision and Grounding of Ships and Offshore Structures (ICCGS), 2013.

Montewka J, Goerlandt F, Ehlers S, Hinz T, Kujala P. A risk framework for maritime transportation systems. In Proceedings of the 13th Int. Ship Stability Workshop, Brest 23-26.09.2013.

Erceg S, Ehlers S, Ellingsen IH, Slagstad D, von Bock und Polach R, Erikstad SO. Ship performance assessment for arctic transport routes. OMAE 2013.

Kujala P, Ehlers S. Limit state identification for ice-strengthened hull structures using measured long-term loads. POAC 2013.

Polic D, Ehlers S, Æsoy V, Pedersen V. Propulsion machinery operating in ice – a modelling and simulation approach. ECMS 2013.

M. Joulaian, A. Düster:
The hp-d version of the finite cell method with local enrichment for multiscale problems.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 13:259-260, 2013.

P. Erbts, S. Rothe, A. Düster, S. Hartmann:
Energy-Conserving Data Transfer in the Partioned Treatment of Thermo-Viscoplastic Problems.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 13:211-212, 2013.

S. Brändli, E. Höft, M. Abdel-Maksoud, A. Düster:
Simulation of the interaction of service ships with offshore wind turbine plants.
Proceedings of the Conference on Maritime Energy, pp 511-518, Hamburg, Germany, 2013.

S. Duczek, M. Joulaian, A. Düster, U. Gabbert:
Simulation of Lamb waves using the spectral cell method.
Proc. SPIE 8695, Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems 2013, 86951U-1-86951U-11, 2013.

S. Heinze, H. Temmen, G. Kuhlmann, A. Düster:
Numerical homogenization of defects in composite materials.
Proceedings of SEICO 13 / 34th SAMPE Europe, International Technical Conference & Forum, pp 279-284, Paris, France, 2013.

B. Bohlmann; F. Boekhoff, M. Brinkmann, W. Fricke, T. Kontkanen, L. Molter, A. Nevierov, J. Peschmann, H. Remes, W. Sichermann:
Schwingfestigkeit von Laser- und Laserhybrid-Schweißungen.
Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft, 107. Bd. (2013), Schifffahrts-Verlag „Hansa“ C. Schroeder & Co., Hamburg (erscheint 2014).

Crupi, V.; Fricke, W.; Friedrich, N.; Guglielmino, E.; Musumeci, L.; Paetzold, H.:
Experimental and numerical analysis of the low-cycle fatigue behavior of a web frame corner in ships.

Proc. of 7th Int. Conf. on Low Cycle Fatigue (LCF-7), Deutscher Verband für Materialforschung und –prüfung, Berlin

C. Fischer, W. Fricke:
Realistic fatigue life prediction of weld toe and weld root failure in load-carrying cruciform joints by crack propagation analysis.
In: Analysis and Design of Marine Structures (Eds.: C. Guedes Soares & J. Romanoff), 241-248, Taylor & Francis Group, London 2013

C. Fischer, W. Fricke, G. Meneghetti and C.M. Rizzo:
Fatigue strength assessment of HP stiffener joints with fillet-welded attachments using the peak stress method.
5th Int. Conf. on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering (MARINE 2013), B. Brinkmann & P. Wriggers (Eds.), 2013

Fricke, W.; Friedrich, N.; Musumeci, L.; Paetzold, H.:
Low-Cycle Fatigue Analysis of a Web Frame Corner in Ship Structures.
IIW-Doc. XIII-2486-13, Int. Inst. of Welding 2013.

W. Fricke, S. Krüger, H. Dankowski, K. Werner:
Verbundvorhaben ELKOS: Verbesserung der Kollisionssicherheit durch Integration struktureller Maßnahmen in die Leckstabilitätsberechnung moderner RoRo-Fahrgastschiffe.
Tagungsband der Statustagung Maritime Technologien, Schriftenreihe Projektträger Jülich, 2013.

W. Fricke, H. Paetzold:
Effect of Whipping Stresses on the Fatigue Damage of Ship Structures.
IIW-Doc. XIII-2487-13, Int. Inst. of Welding 2013.

W. Fricke, H. Paetzold:
Experimental Investigations on Fatigue Damage of Ship Structures caused by Whipping Stresses.
Proc. of 12th Int. Symp. on Practical Design of Ships and Other Floating Structures (PRADS 2013, Eds. C.-S. Lee and S.-H. Van), Vol 1, 465-470, Korean Society of Naval Architects, Seoul 2013

W. Fricke, H. Remes, O. Feltz, I. Lillemäe, D. Tchuindjang, T. Reinert, A. Nevierov, W. Sichermann, M. Brinkmann, T. Kontkanen, B. Bohlmann, L. Molter:
Fatigue strength of laser-welded thin plate ship structures based on nominal and structural hot-spot stress approach.
In: Analysis and Design of Marine Structures (Eds.: C. Guedes Soares & J. Romanoff), 249-254, Taylor & Francis Group, London 2013

Fricke, W.; Tchuindjang, D.D.:
Fatigue strength behaviour of stud-arc welded joints in load-carrying ship structures.
Welding in the World 57 (2013), 495-506, DOI 10.1007/s40194-013-0043-5

W. Fricke, S. Zacke:
Application of Welding Simulation to Block Joints in Shipbuilding and Assessment of Welding-Induced Residual Stresses and Distortions.
Proc. of 12th Int. Symp. on Practical Design of Ships and Other Floating Structures (PRADS 2013, Eds. C.-S. Lee and S.-H. Van), Vol 1, 189-196, Korean Society of Naval Architects, Seoul 2013

Friedrich, N.; Musumeci, L.; Fricke, W.; Paetzold, H.:
Experimentelle und numerische Untersuchungen zum niedrigzyklischen Schwingfestigkeitsverhalten geschweißter Rahmenecken.
Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft, 107. Bd. (2013), Schifffahrts-Verlag „Hansa“ C. Schroeder & Co., Hamburg (erscheint 2014).

B. Gerlach, W. Fricke:
Untersuchungen zum Struktur- und Tragverhalten großer Schiffsfenster.
Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft, 107. Bd. (2013), Schifffahrts-Verlag „Hansa“ C. Schroeder & Co., Hamburg (erscheint 2014).

E. Lehmann:
Kollision und Grundberührung von Schiffen.
Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft, 107. Bd. (2013), Schifffahrts-Verlag „Hansa“ C. Schroeder & Co., Hamburg (erscheint 2014).

H. Remes, W. Fricke:
Influencing factors on fatigue strength of welded thin-plates based on structural stress assessment.
IIW-Doc. XIII-2490-13, Int. Inst. of Welding 2013.

M. Schöttelndreyer:
Füllstoffe in der Konstruktion: Ein Konzept zur Verstärkung von Schiffsseitenhüllen im quasi-statischen Kollisionsversuch.
Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft, 107. Bd. (2013), Schifffahrts-Verlag „Hansa“ C. Schroeder & Co., Hamburg (erscheint 2014).

M. Schöttelndreyer, I. Tautz, W. Fricke, E. Lehmann:
Side structure filled with multicellular glass hollow spheres in a quasi-static collision test.
In: Collision and Grounding of Ships and Offshore Structures n(Eds. J. Amdahl, S. Ehlers and B.J. Leira), 101-108, Taylor & Francis Group, London 2013.

Schöttelndreyer, M.; Tautz, I.; Fricke, W.; Werner, B.; Daske, C.; Heyer, H.; Sander, M.:
Experimental and numerical investigations of an alternative stiffening system for ship side structures to increase collision safety.
In: Analysis and Design of Marine Structures (Eds.: C. Guedes Soares & J. Romanoff), 199-207, Taylor & Francis Group, London 2013

I. Tautz:
Kollisionsfreundliche Bugwulststrukturen im Versuch und in der Berechnung.
Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft, 107. Bd. (2013), Schifffahrts-Verlag „Hansa“ C. Schroeder & Co., Hamburg (erscheint 2014).

I. Tautz, M. Schöttelndreyer, J. Gauerke, E. Lehmann and W. Fricke:
Structural design of a bulbous bow with regard to collision safety.
5th Int. Conf. on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering (MARINE 2013), B. Brinkmann & P. Wriggers (Eds.), 2013

I. Tautz, M. Schöttelndreyer, E. Lehmann, W. Fricke:
Collision tests with rigid and deformable bulbous bows driven against double hull side structures.
In: Collision and Grounding of Ships and Offshore Structures n(Eds. J. Amdahl, S. Ehlers and B.J. Leira), 93-100, Taylor & Francis Group, London 2013.

B. Zipfel:
Strukturschäden bei Strandung.
Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft, 107. Bd. (2013), Schifffahrts-Verlag „Hansa“ C. Schroeder & Co., Hamburg (erscheint 2014).

Zipfel, B., Lehmann, E.:
Calculation of a stranding scenario.
In: Collision and Grounding of Ships and Offshore Structures (Eds. J. Amdahl, S. Ehlers and B.J. Leira), 127-134, Taylor & Francis Group, London 2013.

Borch O.J., Westvik  M. H., Ehlers S., Berg T. E. Sustainable arctic field and maritime operation. Arctic Technology Conference, OTC Paper Number 23752, Houston, 2012.

Ehlers S. von Bock und Polach. Arctic ship design challenges – ice loading and the influence of sub-zero temperature. Annual meeting of the society of german naval architects, November 2012.

Montewka J, Ehlers S, Goerland F, Hinz T, Kujala P. A model for risk analysis of RoPax ships – the Gulf of Finland case. In the proceedings of ESREL 2012 conference, 23rd-27th of June 2012, Helsinki.

Omre A, Sørstrand S, Ehlers S, von Bock und Polach R. A sustainable transport system for the arctic sea. IMDC2012.

Ståhlberg K, Ehlers S, Kujala P. Design scenario modeling for assessing passenger vessel crashworthiness. IMDC2012

Storheim M, Kim E, Amdahl J, Ehlers S. Iceberg shape sensitivity in ship impact assessment in view of existing material models. OMAE2012

von Bock und Polach R, Janardanan V, Ehlers S. Ice model tests in context of the investment value of an offshore vessel. OMAE2012

Tabri K, Ehlers S, Korgesaar M, Ståhlberg K, Heinvee M. Collision consequence assessment of ROPAX vessels operating in the Baltic Sea. OMAE2012

Erikstad SO, Ehlers S. A Decision Support Framework for Exploiting Northern Sea Route Transport Opportunities. Compit 2012.

Brändli, S.; Düster, A. (2012):
A flexible multi-physics coupling interface for partioned solution approaches.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 12:363-364

Crupi, V.; Fricke, W.; Guglielmino, E.; Musumeci, L.; Paetzold, H. (2012):
Response of a ship structural detail under low cycle fatigue loading.
Proc. NAV-2012, Naples

Doerk, O.; Fricke, W.; von Selle, H. (2012):
Validation of Different Fatigue Assessment Approaches for Thick Plate Structures Made of High Tensile Strength Steel YP47.
Proc. ISOPE’2012, Rhodos

Doerk, O.; Fricke, W.; von Selle, H.; Kahl, A. (2012):
Validation of Different Fatigue Assessment Approaches for Thick Plate Structures Made of High Tensile Strength Steel YP47.
IIW-Doc. XIII-2421-12, International Institute of Welding

Düster, A.; Fischer, C.; Fricke, W. (2012):
Beurteilung der Schwingfestigkeit von Schweißverbindungen auf Basis der lokalen Formänderungsenergiedichte.
Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft, Schiffahrts-Verlag “Hansa” GmbH & Co. KG, 105(2011), erscheint 2012.

Düster, A.; Sehlhorst, H.-G.; Diebels, S. (2012):
Modellierung und Berechnung von Sandwichstrukturen.
Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft, Schiffahrts-Verlag “Hansa” GmbH & Co. KG, 105(2011), erscheint 2012.

Erbts, P.; Düster, A; Hartmann, S. (2012):
Coupling Algorithms for Small Strain Thermo-Viscoplasticity: Monlithic vs. Partitioned Approach..
Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Thermo-Mechanically Graded Materials, pp 97-102, Kassel.

Erbts, P.; Düster, A. (2012):
Acceleration of partitioned coupling schemes for problems of thermoelasticity.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 12:367-368.

Emmelmann, C.; Kirchhoff, M.; Fricke, W.; Robert, C. Drenker, A.; Niese, F.; Wagener, R.; Kogel-Hollacher, M.; Paul, C.; Thieme, J.; Westphäling, T. (2012):
QuInLas – Qualitätsgerechte 3D Laser-Schweißbearbeitung innovativer Schiffskonstruktionen.
Tagungsband der Statustagung Schiffahrt und Meerestechnik 2012, Schriftenreihe Projektträger Jülich

Feltz, O.; Fricke, W. (2012):
Consideration of influence factors between small-scale specimens and large components on the fatigue strength of thin-plated block joints in shipbuilding.
IIW-Doc. XIII-2418-12, International Institute of Welding

Fischer, C.; Fricke, W. and Rizzo, C. (2012):
N-SIF based fatigue assessment of hopper knuckle details.
Sustainable Maritime Transportation and Exploitation of Sea Resources, Rizzuto & Guedes Soares (eds.), Taylor & Francis Group, London

Fischer, C.; Fricke, W. (2012):
Simulation des zyklischen Rissfortschritts und der Rissform an lasttragenden Kreuzstößen.
ANSYS Conference & 30th User’s Meeting, Kassel

Fricke, W.; Fischer, C.; Robert, C. (2012):
Comparison between Fatigue Life Assessment by Crack Propagation and S-N Approaches.
IIW-Doc. XIII-2419r1-12, International Institute of Welding

Fricke, W.; Paetzold, H. (2012):
Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Whipping Stresses on the Fatigue Life of Ships.
Proc. Intl. Marine Design Conf. IMDC’2012, Vol. 3, 3 – 10, Univ. of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Brändli, S.; Abdel-Maksoud, M. und Düster, A.
A FEM-BEM approach for Fluid-Structure Interaction.
Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 11:457-458, 2011

Cai, Q.; Volk, W.; Düster, A. und Rank, E.
A new strategy for stiffness evaluation of sheet metal parts.
Proceedings of the 8th International Conference and Workshop on Numerical Simulation of 3D Sheet Metal Forming Processes, NUMISHEET, 2011

Düster, A.; Fischer, C. und Fricke, W.
Beurteilung der Schwingfestigkeit von Schweißverbindungen auf Basis der lokalen Formänderungsenergiedichte.
Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft, 105. Bd., Schiffahrts-Verlag „Hansa“ C. Schroeder & Co., Hamburg (erscheint 2012)

Düster, A.; Sehlhorst, H.-G. und Diebels S.
Modellierung und Berechnung von Sandwichstrukturen.
Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft, Schiffahrts-Verlag “Hansa” GmbH & Co. KG, 105(2011), erscheint 2012

Jelovica J, Romanoff J, Ehlers S, Aromaa A. Experimental investigation on ultimate strength of corroded web-core sandwich panel stripes, International conference on composite materials (ICCM 18), 21-26 August 2011, Jeju, Korea.

Montewka J, Goerlandt F, Ehlers S, Kujala P, Erceg S, Polic D, Klanac A, Hinz T, Tabri K. A model for consequence evaluation of ship-ship collision based on Bayesian Belief Network. In Rizutto&Guedes Soares (eds), Sustainable Maritime Transportation and Exploation of Sea Resources, Taylor&Francis, London, 2011; 721-728.

Ehlers S. A Particle Swarm Algorithm-Based Optimisation for High- Strength Steel Structures. COMPIT 2011.

Ehlers S, Klanac A, Schröder M. An investigation of a Suezmax tanker grounding accident. Hamburg, Deutschland. Marstruct 2011.

D. Polić, D. Frank, A. Klanac, S. Ehlers. Finite element-based shape optimization of an asymmetric steel sandwich panel joint. Marstruct 2011.

Eggert, L.; Fricke, W. und Paetzold, H.
Fatigue strength of thin-plated block joints with typical shipbuilding imperfections.
IIW-Doc. XIII-2379-11, Int. Inst. of Welding, 2011

Eggert, L.; Fricke, W. und Paetzold, H.
Betriebsfestigkeit von Dünnblech-Montagestößen unter Berücksichtigung werftüblicher Imperfektionen.
Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft, 105. Bd., Schifffahrts-Verlag „Hansa“ C. Schroeder & Co., Hamburg (erscheint 2012)

Eggert, L.; Fricke, W. und Paetzold, H.
Betriebsfestigkeit von Dünnblech-Montagestößen mit werftüblichen Imperfektionen im Schiffbau.
In: Schweißen im Schiffbau und Ingenieurbau 2011, S. 32-38, DVS-Berichte Band 277, DVS Media, Düsseldorf 2011

Emmelmann, C.; Kirchhoff, M.; Fricke, W.; Robert, C.; Drenker, A.; Niese, F.; Wagener, R.; Kogel-Hollacher, M.; Paul, C. und Thieme, J.
Innovative Schiffsfertigung durch dreidimensionales Laserstrahlschweißen – Forschungs¬vorhaben QuInLas.
In: Schweißen im Schiffbau und Ingenieurbau 2011, S. 68-73, DVS-Berichte Band 277, DVS Media, Düsseldorf 2011

Fischer, C.; Düster, A. und Fricke, W.
Different Finite Element Refinement Strategies for the Computations of the Strain Energy Density in a Welded Joint.
In: Advances in Marine Structures (Ed. Guedes Soares & Fricke), Taylor & Francis, London

Fischer, C.; Fricke, W. und Rizzo, C.M.
N-SIF based fatigue approaches of hopper knuckle details.
In: Sustainable Maritime Transportation and Exploitation of Sea Resources (Ed. Rizzuto & Guedes Soares), Taylor & Francis, London

Fischer, C.; Fricke, W. und Rizzo, C.M.
Bewertung der Schwingfestigkeit auf Basis von Kerbspannungsintensitäten am Beispiel von geschweißten Knicken im Schiffbau.
In: DVS-Berichte Bd. 275 ‚Große Schweißtechnische Tagung 2011‘, DVS-Media GmbH, Düsseldorf

Fricke, W.
IIW Guideline for the assessment of weld root fatigue.
IIW-Doc. XIII-2380-11/XV-1383-11, Int. Inst. of Welding, 2011

Fricke, W.; Codda, M.; Feltz, O.; Garbatov, Y.; Remes, H.; Risso, G.; Rizzo, C. und Romanoff, J.
Round-robin on local stress determination and fatigue assessment of load-carrying fillet joints.
In: Advances in Marine Structures (Eds.: C. Guedes Soares & W. Fricke), 295-302, Taylor & Francis Group, London 2011

Fricke, W. und Zacke, S.
Numerical Analysis of Residual Stresses and their Influence on the Fatigue Strength at Block Joints of Ships.
Proc. of the 64th Int. Conf. of the International Institute of Welding, 21st & 22nd July 2011. Chennai, 2011

Feltz, O. und Fricke, W.
Einflüsse zwischen Bauteil- und Kleinprobe auf die Betriebsfestigkeit von Dünnblech-Montagestößen im Schiffbau.
In: Schweißen im Schiffbau und Ingenieurbau 2011, S. 39-46, DVS-Berichte Band 277, DVS Media, Düsseldorf 2011

Feltz, O. und Fricke, W.
3-Dimensional Geometrical Effects on the Fatigue Strength of Manual Butt-Welds in Thin Plates,
Proc. of IIW Int. Congress on Advances in Welding Science (Ed. M. Koçak), pp. 77-81, Technology AWST2011, Antalya 2011

Feltz, O. und Fricke, W.
Einflüsse zwischen Bauteil- und Kleinprobe auf die Betriebsfestigkeit von Dünnblech-Montagestößen im Schiffbau.
In: Schweißen im Schiffbau und Ingenieurbau 2011, S. 39-46, DVS-Berichte Band 277, DVS Media, Düsseldorf 2011

Schöttelndreyer, M.; Tautz, I.; Kubiczek, J.M.; Fricke, W. und Lehmann, E.
Influence of bulbous bow structures on their collision behaviour.
In: Advances in Marine Structures (Eds.: C. Guedes Soares & W. Fricke), 381-390, Taylor & Francis Group, London 2011

Tautz, I.; Schöttelndreyer, M.; Lehmann, E. und Fricke, W.
Schiffskollisionen im quasi-statischen Versuch.
Proc. ANSYS Conference & 29th CADFEM User’s Meeting, Stuttgart 2011

Tchuindjang, D. und Fricke, W.
Schwingfestigkeitsverhalten von Bolzenschweißungen in der tragenden Schiffskonstruktion.
In: Schweißen im Schiffbau und Ingenieurbau 2011, S. 74-81, DVS-Berichte Band 277, DVS Media, Düsseldorf 2011

Zacke, S. und Fricke, W.
Anwendung der Schweißsimulation auf Blockstöße im Schiffbau und Bewertung der schweißbedingten Eigenspannungen und Verformungen.
Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft, 105. Bd., Schifffahrts-Verlag „Hansa“ C. Schroeder & Co., Hamburg (erscheint 2012)

Zacke, S. und Fricke, W.
Effects of wide-gap welding of block joints on the fatigue and fracture behaviour.
Proc. on Int. Conf. on Ship & Offshore Technology: Technological Innovations in Shipbuilding, Royal Inst. of Naval Architects, London 2011

Zacke, S. und Fricke, W.
Welding of large gaps of block joints in ships using different techniques.
In: Advances in Marine Structures (Eds.: C. Guedes Soares & W. Fricke), 559-566, Taylor & Francis Group, London 2011

Zipfel, B. und Lehmann, E.
Ultimate load calculation during stranding.
In: Advances in Marine Structures (Eds.: C. Guedes Soares & W. Fricke), 447-455, Taylor & Francis Group, London 2011

Montewka J, Ehlers S, Tabri K. Elements of risk analysis for LNG tanker maneuvering with tug assistance in a harbor. 11th Symposium on Practical Design of Ships and Other Floating Structures, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil 2010.

Frank D, Klanac A, Kniep M, Polić, Ehlers S. Optimization system for design of laser-welded steel-sandwich structures. 11th Symposium on Practical Design of Ships and Other Floating Structures, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil 2010.

Ehlers S, Tabri K, Romanoff J, Varsta P. Numerical and Experimental Investigation on the Collision Resistance of the X-core Structure. 5th Intl. Conference on Collision and Grounding of Ships. 2010; 18-24.

Ehlers, S. A material relation for ship collision simulations. 5th Intl. Conference on Collision and Grounding of Ships. 2010; 113-117.

Klanac A, Duletić T, Erceg S, Ehlers S, Frank D. Environmental risk of collisions in the enclosed European waters: Gulf of Finland, Northern Adriatic and the implications for tanker design. 5th Intl. Conference on Collision and Grounding of Ships. 2010; 55-65.

Abedian, A.; Parvizian, J.; Düster, A.; Khademyzadeh, H. und Rank, E.
The Finite Cell Method for Elasto-Plastic Problems.
Proceedings of The Tenth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Valencia, Spain, September 14-17. 2010.

Eren, S.E.; Zacke, S.; Koçak, M. und Fricke, W.
Failure Analysis of Gap Filling Welds for Ship Structures using the European Fitness-for-Service Procedure FITNET.
Proc. of ,4th Int. Conf. on Engineering Failure Analysis’, Churchill College, Cambrige, Uk. 2010

Eren, S.E.; Zacke, S.; Koçak, M. und Fricke, W.
Fracture Integrity Assessment of Gap Filling Welds for Ship Structures using the European FFS Procedure FITNET.
Proc. Int. Conf. of ‘Advances in Welding Science and Technology for Construction’, Energy and Transportation Systems, Istanbul. (2010)

Feltz, O.; Fischer, C. und Fricke, W.
Fatigue Assessment of Weld Toe and Root Cracks with the Notch Stress Intensity and Crack Propagation Approach.
Proc. of ,11th Intl. Symp. on Practical Design of Ships and other Floating Structures, COPPE/UFR, Rio de Janeiro. (2010)

Feltz, O.; Fischer, C.; Fricke, W. und Larrrazin, P.
Application of the Notch Stress Intensity and Crack Propagation Approaches to Weld Toe and Root Fatigue.
IIW-Doc. XIII-2337-10/XV-1354-10, Int. Inst. of Welding. (2010)

Fricke, W.; Paetzold, H. und Rörup, J.
Fatigue Strength of Stiffener End Connections: A Comparative Study of Bulb Flats and Angle Bars.
Proc. of 11th Intl. Symp. on Practical Design of Ships and other Floating Structures,  COPPE/UFR, Rio de Janeiro. (2010)

Fricke, W.; Zacke, S.; Koçak, M. und Eren, S.E.
Fatigue and Fracture Strength of Ship Block Joints Welded with Large Gaps.
IIW-Doc. X-680-10/XII-2336-10, Int. Inst.of Welding.W. (2010)

Kollmannsberger, S.; Düster, A.; Rank,  E.; Geller, S. und Krafczyk, M.
Modelling fluidstructure interaction with high order solids and Lattice Boltzmann.
Proceedings of The Tenth International Conference Structures Technology, Valencia, Spain, September 14-17, 2010.

Rank, E.; Kollmannsberger, S. und Düster, A.
High Order Finite Elements: Principles, Achievements, Open Questions.
Proceedings of The Tenth International Conference Structures Technology, Valencia, Spain, September 14-17, 20

Sehlhorst, H.-G.; Düster, A.; Jänicke, R.; Diebels, S. und Rank, E.
Multiscale computations with application to cellular materials.
Tagungsband Erster Interdisziplinärer Workshop Maritime Systeme, Herausgeber Forschungsschwerpunkt Maritime Systeme der TUHH, 9. Februar 2010.

Tautz, I.; Schöttelndreyer, M.; Fricke, W. und Lehmann, E.
Experimental investigations on the collision behaviour of bow structures.
Proc. of 5th Int. Conf. on Collision and Grounding of Ships, Aaltao University, Helsinki. (2010)

Zacke, S.; Eren, S.E.; Fricke, W. und Koçak, M.
Festigkeit von mit großem Luftspalt verschweißten Stößen von Schiffssektionen.
Tagungsband zur 11. Sondertagung ‘Schweißen im Schiffbau und Ingenieurbau’, Germanischer Lloyd, Hamburg. (2010)

Zacke, S.; Fricke, W.; Eren, S.E. und  Koçak, M.
Effects of Welding Technique, Material and Loading on the Fatigue Strength of Butt Joints Welded with Wide Gaps.
Proc. of 5th Int. Conf. of Advances in Welding Science Technology for Construction, Energy and Transportation Systems (AWST-2010), Istanbul. (2010)

Zacke, S. und Koçak, M.
Safety against Fracture of Block Joints Welded with Large Gaps in Shipbuilding.
Proc. of 18th European Conf. on ‘Fracture of Materials and Structures from Micro to Macro Scale (ECF18-2010)’, Dresden. (2010)

Zipfel, B. und Lehmann, E.
Evaluation of Critical Grounding Incidents.Proceeding of the 5th International Conference on Collision and Grounding of Ships,
Espoo, Finnland, June 14-16, 2010.

Conference Proceedings

ICSOS2019. Proceedings of the International Conference for Ships and Offshore Structures. Editors Prasanta Sahoo, Sören Ehlers and Jeom Kee Paik.

ICSOS2018. Proceedings of the International Conference for Ships and Offshore Structures. Editors Jonas Ringsberg, Sören Ehlers and Jeom Kee Paik. Gothenburg, Sweden, 17.09.2018 – 19.09.2018.

ICSOS2017. Proceedings of the International Conference for Ships and Offshore Structures. Editors Yong Bai, Sören Ehlers and Jeom Kee Paik. Shenzhen, China 11.09.2017 – 13.09.2017.

ICSOS2016. Proceedings of the International Conference for Ships and Offshore Structures. Editors Sören Ehlers and Jeom Kee Paik. Hamburg 31.08.2016 – 02.09.2016, Germany.

MTEC2014, International Maritime and Port Technology and Development Conference by Ehlers S, Rødseth ØJ, Berg TE, Asbjørnslett BE, Trondheim, October 2014

5th International Conference on Collision and Grounding of Ships edited by Ehlers S, Romanoff J. 2010. 263 pages.

6th International Conference on Collision and Grounding of Ships edited by Amdahl J, Ehlers S, Leira BJ. 2013.

W. Fricke (Editor), Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
R. Bronsart (Editor), University of Rostock, Germany
Proceedings of the 18th International Ship and Offshore Structures Congress, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2.
Schiffbautechnische Gesellschaft e.V., Hamburg 2012.
ISBN-13: 978 3 87700 131 5 (Vol. 1)
ISBN-13: 978 3 87700 131 8 (Vol. 2)

C. Guedes Soares & W. Fricke (Editors)
Advances in Marine Structures Taylor & Francis Group,
London 2011

Reports

M. Dauge, A. Düster, E. Rank. Theoretical and numerical investigation of the finite cell method, Technical Report, hal-00850602, version 1, 2013.
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Jelovica J, Romanoff J, Ehlers S, Remes H. Ultimate strength tests of corroded web-core and corrugated-core sandwich beams. Aalto University, Dept. of Applied Mechanics. Research Report. 2011. http://lib.tkk.fi/SCIENCE_TECHNOLOGY/2011/isbn9789526044347.pdf

Ehlers S, Enquist B. Uni axial tensile necking of steel dog-bone specimens. Helsinki University of Technology, Ship Laboratory, M-303, 2007. Ehlers S. A thin circular plate under hemi-spherical punch; An experimental study of a plate subjected to a displacement controlled punch. Helsinki University of Technology, Department of Applied Mechanics, TKK-AM-7, 2009.

Books and Book Chapters

A. Düster, E. Rank, B. Szabó.
The p-Version of the Finite Element and Finite Cell Methods.
In E. Stein, R. de Borst, T.J.R. Hughes, editors:
Encyclopedia of Computational Mechanics, 2nd Edition.
Solids and Structures, Part 1, Chapter 4, John Wiley & Sons, 2017.

2015-2018: Committee chairman: V.6 Arctic Technology. S. Ehlers, A. Polojärvi, A. Vredeveldt, B. Quinton,E. Kim,F. Ralph,J. Sirkar,P.O. Moslet, T. Fukui,W. Kuehnlein and Z. Wan.

2012-2015: Committee chairman: V.6: Arctic Technology. Alexei Bereznitski, Fai Cheng, Ian Jordaan, Walter Kuehnlein, Pentti Kujala, Yu Luo, Yeong Tae Oh, Kai Riska, Jaideep Sirkar, Koji Terai, Janne Valkonen.

S. Geller, S. Kollmannsberger, M. El Bettah, M. Krafczyk, D. Scholz, A. Düster, E. Rank. An Explicit Model for Three-Dimensional Fluid-Structure Interaction using LBM and p-FEM. In H.J. Bungartz, M. Mehl, M. Schäfer, editors: Fluid-Structure Interaction II, Modelling, Simulation and Optimization, Volume 73 of Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering. pp. 285-325, Springer, 2010.

2009-2012: Committee member: V.1: Damage Assessment Following Accidents. 2012. Jerzy Czujko (Chairman), Natacha Buannic, Sören Ehlers, Chen-Far Hung, Frank Klæbo, Spiro J. Pahos, Mark Riley, Wenyong Tang, Alex Vredeveldt, John Wægter.

Guedes Soares C, Parunov J, Blagojević B, Grubišić R, Zamarin A, Žiha K, Ehlers S, Klanac A, Tokić G. Experience and Sustainability of International Curriculum Development in Naval Architecture. 2010. 88 pages, ISBN 978-953-7738-00-6. Grubišić R, Prpić-Oršić J, Parunov J,

Ehlers S, Kujala P, Guedes Soares C. Advanced Studies of Naval Architecture in Croatia, Finland and Portugal. 2010. 125 pages, ISBN 978-953-7738-01-3.

W. Fricke (Editor), Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
IIW Recommendations for the Fatigue Assessment of Welded Structures by Notch Stress Analysis
Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge 2012
ISBN-13: 978 0 85709 855 9

W. Fricke, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
Fatigue strength assessment of local stresses in welded joints
Chapter 5 in: Fracture and fatigue of welded joints and structures (Ed.: K.A. Macdonald)
Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge 2011
ISBN 1 84569 513 5
ISBN-13: 978 1 84569 513 2

C. Guedes Soares (Editor), Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
W. Fricke (Editor), Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
Advances in Marine Structures
Taylor & Francis Group, London 2011
ISBN 978-0-415-67771-4

D. Radaj, Braunschweig Technical University, 
C. M. Sonsino, Darmstadt and Saarland Universities and 
W. Fricke, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany 
Fatigue assessment of welded joints by local approches
Second Edition
Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge 2006
ISBN 1-85573-948-8

E. Niemi, Lapeenranta University of Technology, Finnland,
W. Fricke, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany and 
S. J. Maddox, TWI, UK 
Fatigue analysis of welded components
Designer’s guide to hot-spot stress approach
Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge 2006
ISBN 1-84569-124-5

Frank Bernhardt (Herausgeber),
Hansheinrich Meier-Peter (Herausgeber) 
Handbuch Schiffsbetriebstechnik
Betrieb – Überwachung – Instandhaltung
Kapitel 9: Schiffbau 
von Eike Lehmann 
Seehafen Verlag, Hamburg, 2006 
ISBN-10: 3-87743-816-4
ISBN-13: 978-3-87743-816-9

Julia Köller, Johann Köppel, Wolfgang Peters (Editors) 
Offshore Wind Energy
Research on Environmental Impacts
Chapter 17: 
Collisions of Ships with Offshore Wind Turbines:
Calculation and Risk Evaluation
by Florian Biehl and Eike Lehmann
Springer-Verlag Berlin
ISBN-10: 3-54034-676-7
ISBN-13: 978-3-54034-676-0

Eike Lehmann
Schiffbautechnische Ausbildung in Deutschland
Gestern und heute 
Seehafen Verlag, Hamburg
ISBN 3-87743-801-6  

Eike Lehmann
Schiffbautechnische Ausbildung in Deutschland
Gestern und heute
Seehafen Verlag, Hamburg
ISBN 3-87743-801-6  

Eike Lehmann
Schiffbautechnische Forschung in Deutschland
Schiffstechnische Konstruktionen und Berechnungen
Edition Schiff & Hafen Hafen
Band 7 
Seehafen Verlag, Hamburg, 2004
ISBN 3-87743-812-1

Wolfgang Fricke 
Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg 
Handbuch der Werften, Band XXVI (Herausgeber H. Keil)
Festigkeitsanalysen der Schiffskonstruktion mit der Methode der finiten Elemente
Schifffahrts-Verlag “Hansa” C. Schroedter & Co., Hamburg, 2000
ISBN 3-87700-111-4