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Dr.-Ing. Axel Spickenheuer

Head of Workgroup of Complex Structural Components

Dept. of Mechanics and Composite Materials
+49 (0)351 4658 374 +49 (0)351 4658 362

Fields of Work

  • Development of new methods for design and optimization of variable-axial composite structures
  • Design, dimensioning and optimization of complex composite structural composite with an extreme high lightweight performance using finite element simulation software
  • Developments along the process chain for the Tailored Fiber Placement (TFP) - Process from design to component manufacturing
  • Experimental testing of composite parts
  • Wood FRP material combinations
  • Biomedical textiles 

Teaching

  • Material and Processing, HTW Dresden, Faculty of Design
  • Polymer materials I - Composite Materials, TU Dresden
  • Constructions with FRP, TU Dresden

Publications

  • Almeida Jr., J.H.S. ; Bittrich, L. ; Spickenheuer, A. Improving the open-hole tension characteristics with variable-axial composite laminates: Optimization, progressive damage modeling and experimental observations more Composites Science and Technology 185 (2020) ID107889
  • Richter, E. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Bittrich, L. ; Uhlig, K. ; Heinrich, G. Mechanical design of intersection points of tailored fiber placement made carbon fiber reinforced plastic truss-like structures more Key Engineering Materials 809 (2019) 452-460
  • Almeida Jr., J.H.S. ; Bittrich, L. ; Jansen, E. ; Tita, V. ; Spickenheuer, A. Buckling optimization of composite cylinders for axial compression: A design methodology considering a variable-axial fiber layout more Composite Structures 222 (2019) ID110928
  • Hahn, J. ; Schulze-Tanzil, G. ; Schröpfer, M. ; Meyer, M. ; Gögele, C. ; Hoyer, M. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Heinrich, G. ; Breier, A. Viscoelastic behavior of embroidered scaffolds for ACL tissue engineering made of PLA and P(LA-CL) after in vitro degradation more International Journal of Molecular Sciences 20 (2019) 4655
  • Uhlig, K. ; Bittrich, L. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Almeida Jr., J.H.S. Waviness and fiber volume content analysis in continuous carbon fiber reinforced plastics made by tailored fiber placement more Composite Structures 222 (2019) ID110910
  • Almeida Jr., J.H.S. ; Bittrich, L. ; Nomura, T. ; Spickenheuer, A. Cross-section optimization of topologically-optimized variable-axial anisotropic composite structures more Composite Structures 225 (2019) ID111150
  • Bittrich, L. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Almeida Jr., J.H.S. ; Müller, S. ; Kroll, L. ; Heinrich, G. Optimizing variable-axial fiber-reinforced composite laminates: The direct fiber path optimization concept more Mathematical Problems in Engineering (2019) ID 8260563
  • Breier, A. ; Hahn, J. ; Hinüber, C. ; Brünig, H. ; Schulze-Tanzil, G. ; Hoyer, M. ; Meyer, M. ; Schröpfer, M. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Heinrich, G. Tissue Engineering einer vorderen Kreuzbandplastik auf der Basis resorbierbarer, gestickter Träger. Teil 1 more GAK : Gummi Fasern Kunststoffe 71 (2018) 582-587
  • Brünler, R. ; Eger, M. ; Lukoschek, S. ; Aibibu, D. ; Cherif, C. ; Breier, A. ; Elschner, C. ; Hahn, J. ; Bittrich, L. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Vater, C. ; Petto, C. ; Celinsky, M. Gestickte Herniennetze aus Chitosan mit lokal einstellbaren Steifigkeiten zum Einsatz als Implantatmaterial more Technische Textilien (2018) 182-184
  • Bergner, K. ; Tosch, M. ; Zauer, M. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Wagenführ, A. ; Heinrich, G. Process development for the manufacture of fiber reinforced wood composites (FRWC) more Construction and Building Materials 180 (2018) 275-284
  • Spickenheuer, A. ; Elschner, C. ; Hahn, J. ; Bittrich, L. ; Breier, A. Technisches Sticken - Großes Potenzial für die Herstellung patientenindividueller Implantate more TEXTILplus 05/06 2018 (2018) 24-27
  • Breier, A. ; Bittrich, L. ; Hahn, J. ; Spickenheuer, A. Evaluation of optical data gained by ARAMIS-measurement of abdominal wall movements for an anisotropic pattern design of stress-adapted hernia meshes produced by embroidery technology more IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering 254 (2017) ID062002
  • Hahn, J. ; Bittrich, L. ; Breier, A. ; Spickenheuer, A. Stress adapted emboidered meshes with a graded pattern design for abdominal wall hernia repair more IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering 254 (2017) ID062005
  • Spickenheuer, A. ; Scheffler, C. ; Bittrich, L. ; Haase, R. ; Garray, D. ; Heinrich, G. Tailored fiber placement in thermoplastic composites more Technologies for Lightweight Structures (2017) 13 Seiten
  • Knapp, A. ; Müller, A. ; Lucia, M. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Bittrich, L. Load optimized bonding more Adhesion - Adhesives & Sealants 13 (2016) 18-21
  • Uhlig, K. ; Tosch, M. ; Bittrich, L. ; Leipprand, A. ; Dey, S. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Heinrich, G. Meso-scaled finite element analysis of fiber reinforced plastics made by tailored fiber placement more Composite Structures 143 (2016) 53-62
  • Dey, S. ; Naskar, S. ; Mukhopadhyay, T. ; Gohs, U. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Bittrich, L. ; Sriramula, S. ; Adhikari, S. ; Heinrich, G. Uncertain natural frequency analysis of composite plates including effect of noise - A polynomial neural network approach more Composite Structures 143 (2016) 130-142
  • Dey, S. ; Mukhopadhyay, T. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Adhikari, R. ; Heinrich, G. Bottom up surrogate based approach for stochastic frequency response analysis of laminated composite plates more Composite Structures 140 (2016) 712-727
  • Dey, S. ; Mukhopadhyay, T. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Gohs, U. ; Adhikari, S. Uncertainty quantification in natural frequency of composite plates - an artificial neural network based approach more Advanced Composites Letters 25 (2016) 43-48
  • Knapp, A. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Müller, A. ; Lucia, M. ; Bittrich, L. Lastoptimiert kleben : Modifizierung von 2K-Epoxidklebstoffen more Adhäsion : Kleben & Dichten 60 (2016) 32-36
  • Richter, E. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Bittrich, L. ; Uhlig, K. ; Heinrich, G. Applications of variable-axial fibre designs in lightweight fibre reinforced polymers more Materials Science Forum 825-826 (2015) 757-762
  • Scheffler, C. ; Spickenheuer, A. Faser-Matrix-Haftung/Grenzschichtmodifizierung more Carbon Composites Magazin 15 (2014) 37
  • Uhlig, K. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Bittrich, L. ; Heinrich, G. Development of a highly stressed bladed rotor made of CFRP using tailored fiber placement technology more Mechanics of Composite Materials 49 (2013) 201-210
  • Uhlig, K. ; Liebernickel, T. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Heinrich, G. Entwicklung eines hochdrehzahlbeanspruchten Axiallaufrades aus kohlefaserverstärktem Epoxidharz mit einer beanspruchungsgerecht gestalteten Faserstruktur bei Verwendung der Tailored Fibre Placement Technologie more Technische Universität Chemnitz 13 (2012) 325-332
  • Bittrich, L. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Uhlig, K. ; Heinrich, G. EPOPunch - ein neues Tool zur Effizienzsteigerung und Optimierung von Stickmustern und Faserverbundteilen more Technische Universität Chemnitz 13 (2012) 181-185

Awards

  • JEC Innovation Award in the category Sports for New generation of bow risers made of carbon fibre composite materials, 2017
  • Innovation award of the The Association of Supporters of the Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden e.V. for Neuartige computergestützte Methoden zur Auslegung, Optimierung und Fertigung von hochbelastbaren variabelaxialen Faser-Kunststoff-Verbund (FKV)-Bauteilen, 2015
  • Oechsler award of the Wissenschaftlichen Arbeitskreises Kunststoffe (WAK) for best dissertation, 2014