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Academic contact persons

Prof. Dr. Manja Krüger
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Manja Krüger
Head of Materials Mechanics section
Phone: +49 2461 61-4425

Dr.-Ing. Bernd Kuhn
Dr.-Ing. Bernd Kuhn
Phone: +49 2461 61-4132
  • creep rupture
  • stress relaxation
  • tensile
  • thermomechanical fatigue
  • metallic high temperature alloys
  • coatings
  • thermo cycling
  • bending
  • multiaxial loads
  • fatigue
  • fracture mechanics
Dr. Jürgen Malzbender
Dr. Jürgen Malzbender
Phone: +49 2461 61-6964
  • application orientated investigation of the mechanical properties of functional ceramic materials
  • solid oxide fuel cells
  • ceramic membrane materials
  • thermal barrier coatings
  • transparent ceramics
  • refractory Materials
  • high temperature testing
  • elastic properties
  • fracture mechanics
  • non-elastic effects

Technical contact

Burkhard Werner
Burkhard Werner
Phone: +49 2461 61-6395
  • thermomechanical fatigue testing
  • coated materials testing
  • thermo-cyclic testing
  • bending testing
  • multiaxial testing
  • fatigue testing
  • fracture mechanics
  • tensile testing
Tatjana Osipova
Tatjana Osipova
Phone: +49 2461 61-5498

investigations on the thermo-mechanical properties of ceramic materials and materials composites

  • Young's modulus
  • creep rupture
  • rupture strength
  • shear strength

room and high temperature testing

  • ring-on-ring bending testing
  • 3- and 4-point bending tests
  • creep testing
  • double torsion testing

software development for data acquisition

Alexander Moser
Alexander Moser
Phone: +49 2461 61-2427/4571
  • creep rupture
  • stress relaxation
  • tensile









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