Geomechanics and Geotechnics

Dr.-Ing. Henning Stutz

Ludewig-Meyn-Straße 10, R.366
Phone: +49 431 880-1979
Telefax: +49 431 880-4376
Henning.Stutz@ifg.uni-kiel.de

Research interests

  • Fine-grained & granular soil-structure interface behaviour (experimental & numerical modelling)
  • Experimental soil mechanics
  • Costal / Offshore geotechnical engineering
  • Computional geomechanics

Publications

  • H. Stutz und F. Wuttke "Modellierung des Kontaktverhaltens zwischen Boden und Struktur - Neue Möglichkeiten und Anwendungen", Fachsektionstage Geotechnik - 1.Bodenmechanik-Tagung, 2017, Würzburg
  • B. Kullolli, H. Stutz, J. Bronsert, P. Dutto and M. Baeßler “A contact problem application for the local behaviour of soil-pile interaction”, XIV International Conference on Computational Plasticity. Fundamentals and Applications COMPLAS 2017 E. Oñate, D.R.J. Owen, D. Peric and M. Chiumenti (Eds), Barcelona, Spain. 
  • Stutz, H., Mašín, D., Sattari, A. and Wuttke, F. (2017). A general approach to model interfaces using existing soil constitutive models - application to hypoplasticity. Computers and Geotechnics , Volume 87, July 2017, Pages 115-127 (doi: 10.1016/j.compgeo.2017.02.010).
  • Stutz, H. and Mašín, D."Hypoplastic interface model for fine-grained soils", International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Volume 41, Issue 2, 10 February 2017.  (doi:10.1002/nag.2561)
  • H. Stutz, D. Mašín, F. Wuttke & B. Prädel: Thermo-mechanical hypoplastic interface model for fine-grained soils. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Energy Geotechnics ICEGT 2016, Kiel, Germany, pp. 351-357, (doi: 10.1201/b21938-56)
  • Stutz, H., Mašín, D. and Wuttke, F. (2016)  "Enhancement of a hypoplastic model for granular soil-structure interface behaviour", Acta Geotechnica 11, No. 6, 1249-1261.
  • Motra, H.B., Stutz, H. and Wuttke, F.  "Quality assessment of soil bearing capacity factor models of shallow foundations", Soils and Foundations 56(2), 265-276, 2016.
  • Stutz, H. , Mortara, G., Wuttke, F. “Simple vs advanced interface model: A comparison using a deterministic quality approach".  Sixth International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials, 15-18 November 2015, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Stutz H, Benz T, Wuttke F„Extended zero-thickness interface element for accurate soil-pile interaction modelling“ 8th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, Delft, The Netherlands; 06/2014
  • Keitel H, Jung B, Motra H B, Stutz H “Quality assessment of coupled partial models considering soil–structure coupling” Engineering Structures 02/2014; 59:565-573 
  • Keitel H, Stutz H, Jung B, Motra H B, Prognosequalität eines Gesamtmodells – Einfluss verschiedener Kopplungsszenarien auf die Interaktion Struktur - Boden Bautechnik 04/2013; 90(Sonderdruck "Modellqualitäten"):19-25
  • Stutz H, Benz T, Wuttke F “A Numerical Investigation of the Artificial Stiffness Scaling in Zero Thickness Interface Elements for Soil-Structure Interaction” Fourteenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy; 09/2013
  • Huber M, Stutz H “Contribution to the quantification of model quality in geotechnical engineering” Proceedings of the 11th International Probabilistic Workshop, Brno; 11/2013
  • Jung, B., Stutz, H., Morgenthal, G., Wuttke, F., Uncertainty Analysis of stiffness prediction for pile group models, 10th International Probabilistic Workshop, Universität Stuttgart, Germany, 15-16 November 2012
  • Stutz, H., Wuttke, F., Evaluation of soil-structure interaction models using different model-robustness approches, 19th International Conference on the Applications of Computer Science and Mathematics in Architecture and Civil Engineering - IKM Weimar, 2012

Teaching

Winter

  • Exercises to Geomechanics and Geotechnics I (B.Sc.)
  • Technical Mechanics / Exercises (B.Sc.)
  • Advanced Lectures II - Numerical Methods (M.Sc.)

Summer

  • Geomechanics and Geotechnics II (B.Sc.)
  • Foundation Engineering II and Geotechnologies (M.Sc.)
  • Advanced Lectures I - Constitutive Models (M.Sc.)

Research Projects

  • ExchangeRisk - Experimental & Computational Hybrid Assessment of Natural Gas Pipelines Exposed to Seismic Risk, Cooperation Partner: Univ. Bristol, AU Thessaloniki, Univ. Patras, Univ. Napoli, NGI, BU Weimar, VCE Vienna, Columbia Univ., Univ. Toronto, Hochtief, Univ. Sannio,  EU Horizon 2020, 2016-2020