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Dr. Axel Spickenheuer

Head of Workgroup of Complex Structural Components

Dept. of 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

  • 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
  • Spickenheuer, A. ; Bittrich, L. ; Uhlig, K. ; Heinrich, G. Makroskopische Modellbildung variabelaxialer und konturierter Versteifungsstrukturen more Technische Universität Chemnitz 13 (2012) 130-200
  • Uhlig, K. ; Spickenheuer, A. ; Gliesche, K. ; Karb, I. Strength of CFRP open hole laminates made from NCF, TFP and braided preforms under cyclic tensile loading more Plastics, Rubber and Composites 39 (2010) 247-255
  • Spickenheuer, A. ; Schulz, M. ; Gliesche, K. ; Heinrich, G. Using tailored fibre placement technology for stress adapted design of composite structures more Plastics, Rubber and Composites : Macromolecular Engineering 37 (2008) 227-232
  • Ogawa, A.; Winkler, A. R.; Oono, T.; Okabe, H.; Ooyagi, T.; Akiba, N.; Ogawa, K.; Oono, W.; Sinya, S.; Washizu, M. Fluid Dynamical Characteristics of Pressure Drop of Air Flow in Two Kinds of Cylindrical Vortex Chambers for Control of Vortex Flow more Journal of the College of Engineering Nihon University 46 (2005) 19-36

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