Geomechanics and Geotechnics

Current projects

Modelling and Numerical Simulation:

Determining of structural change of dams by advances wave based inversion and multi-phase XFEM formulations, Cooperation Partner:Bauhaus-University Weimar, Prof. Lahmer, DFG Projekt, 2017-2020.

Betonprüfverfahren - Hochfrequentes seismisches Betonprüfverfahren zur hochaufgelösten zerstörungsfreien Prüfung von großvolumigen Betonbauwerken am Anwendungsfall einer Talsperre, Cooperation partner – IPG Instandsetzungsgesellschaft GmbH, K-UTEC AG Salt Technologies, CAU Kiel, MFPA Weimar, MMWi Joint Project, 2019-2021.

EnTraEmiss - Proposal Topic: Analysis of the influence of increasing energy and traffic infrastructure on urban life quality and high technology industries by emission and propagation of vibrations. Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), 2019 - 2021.

 

Energy Geotechnics:

ANGUS II - Effects of  using the geological underground as a thermal, electrical or material storage - Integration of underground storage technologies into the energy system transformation using the example of the Schleswig-Holstein model area, Cooperation partners: Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Europa-Universität Flensburg, Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung GmbH - UFZ, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Hochschule Flensburg, BMWi - joint project, 2017-2021.  Website

 

Material Behaviour:

ShearWall2 - Development of laboratory tests on stone masonry material composites and the development of macro elements and behavioral factors for design.IAB Weimar, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, G.W. REYE & SÖHNE GmbH & CO. KG, JASTO Baustoffwerke 2020-2022.

BewehrtePacklageKonstruktion - “Development of a fiber-binder-packing layer construction for resource minimization in soil stabilization and unbound structures in traffic infrastructures”. Project Partners: HIB Hessisches Institut für Baustoffprüfungen GbR, Universalbau GmbH Mühlhausen, IAB-Institut für Angewandte Bauforschung Weimar gemeinnützige GmbH, VCE Vienna Consulting Engineers ZT GmbH. July 2018 – May 2021

Deichbauwerke - Development of an immediate waterproofing and water-side surface restoration for dyke structures, Cooperation Partners: IAB Weimer, Köster Bauchemie AG, Heinz Werner GmbH Aschara,  ZIM, 2019-2022.

BioSolidEncap - Stabilisation of Tailing slopes by controlled Bio-cementation ,  Cooperation partner: Sensatec Biosrvices Köln GmbH, BMWi/ZIM, 2018-2020.

GeomInt2 - Geomechanical integrity of host and barrier rocks - experiment, modeling and analysis of discontinuities, Cooperation partner:  Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (BGR), Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU), Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung GmbH – UFZ (Gesamtkoordination), Institut für Gebirgsmechanik GmbH (IfG Leipzig), Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg (TUBAF), Universität Stuttgart, 2020-2022.

DFG-Projekt - Thermo-acoustical-mechanical rock properties under in-situ conditions.  University of Kiel, Prof. Wuttke and Dr.-Ing. Motra, DFG Project-2020-2023.