Dr. Robert Eberlein

Dr. Robert Eberlein

Dr. Robert Eberlein
ZHAW School of Engineering
Technikumstrasse 9
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 47 28
robert.eberlein@zhaw.ch

Persönliches Profil

Tätigkeit an der ZHAW als

Dozent für Mechanik im Studiengang Maschinentechnik

Ab 1. August 2017 Leiter IMES

http://www.zhaw.ch/imes

Arbeits- und Forschungsschwerpunkte, Spezialkenntnisse

R&D in mechanical characterization and nonlinear modeling of polymer materials as well as mechanical design and simulation of polymer components and systems; simulation and optimization of transient mechanisms for wrist watches and chronographs

Aus- und Fortbildung

2008, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, CA, USA, Executive Program for Growing Companies
1997, PhD (Dr.-Ing.) in Structural and Numerical Mechanics, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
1992, Diploma (Dipl.-Ing.) in Mechanics, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany
1991-1992, Exchange Student at UC Berkeley, CA, USA, Major: Numerical Mechanics
1989, BA (Vordiplom) in Civil Engineering, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany

Honors:
1997 PhD summa cum laude
1993 Graduate Assistantship, Department of Mechanics, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany

Beruflicher Werdegang

since November 2013 Lecturer at Institute of Mechanical Systems, ZHAW, Winterthur
2006-2013 CTO and member of the Group Executive Committee at Angst+Pfister Group, Zurich
1998-2006, Project and Group Leader in Biomechanics at Sulzer Innotec, Winterthur

Mitglied in Netzwerken

Publikationen

Beiträge, peer-reviewed

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Optimisation of nonlinear material parameter in uniaxial compression tests of elastomer specimen, involving friction

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KGK – Kautschuk Gummi Kunststoffe, 11-1215, 68. 33-38. Peer reviewed.

Beiträge, nicht peer-reviewed

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Flüssiges Natrium mit einem Standardwerkstoff abdichten

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In: Dichtungstechnik Jahrbuch 2016. in press: ISGATEC MEDIA.

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Heiss, hochreaktiv und hochbelastet

: Flüssiges Natrium in einer Planetenmagnetfeld-Forschungseinrichtung mit einem Standardwerkstoff abdichten.

DICHT!, 02-2015, 02. 32-33.

Publikationen vor Tätigkeit an der ZHAW

R. Eberlein, P. Wriggers and R.L. Taylor, A Fully Non-Linear Axisymmetrical Quasi-Kirchhoff-Type Shell Element for Rubber-Like Materials, Int. J. Num. Meth. Eng., 36, 4027-4042, 1993.

P. Wriggers, R. Eberlein and F. Gruttmann, An Axisymmetrical Quasi-Kirchhoff-Type Shell Element for Large Plastic Deformations, Arch. Appl. Mech., 65, 465-477, 1995.

P. Wriggers, R. Eberlein and S. Reese, A Comparison of Three-Dimensional Continuum and Shell Elements for Finite Plasticity, Int. J. Sol. Struct., 33, 3309-3326, 1996.

G.A. Holzapfel, R. Eberlein, P. Wriggers and H.W. Weizsäcker, Large Strain Analysis of Soft Biological Membranes: Formulation and Finite Element Analysis, Comp. Meth. Appl. Mech. Eng., 132, 45-61, 1996.

G.A. Holzapfel, R. Eberlein, P. Wriggers and H.W. Weizsäcker, A New Axisymmetrical Membrane Element for Anisotropic Finite Strain Analysis of Arteries, Comm. Num. Meth. Eng., 12, 507-517, 1996.

R. Eberlein and P. Wriggers, Finite Element Formulations of Five and Six Parameter Shell Theories Accounting for Finite Plastic Strains, In ‘Computational Plasticity, Fundamentals and Applications’, D.R.J. Owen, E. Onate and E. Hinton (Eds.), CIMNE, Barcelona, 1898-1903, 1997.

R. Eberlein, Finite-Elemente-Konzepte für Schalen mit grossen elastischen und plastischen Verzerrungen, Dissertation, Institut für Mechanik IV der Technischen Hochschule Darmstadt, 1997.

R. Eberlein and P. Wriggers, On the Calculation of Finite Plastic Strains in Shell Intersections with Finite Elements, Tech. Mech., 18, 181-188, 1998.

R. Eberlein and P. Wriggers, Finite Element Concepts for Finite Elastoplastic Strains and Isotropic Stress Response in Shells, Comp. Meth. Appl. Mech. Eng., 171, 243-279, 1999.

R. Eberlein, Finite Element Analyses of Intervertebral Discs: A Review in Constitutive Modeling, In ‘Book of Abstracts of USNCCM 1999’, Boulder, Colorado, 255, 1999.

R. Eberlein, M. Fröhlich and E.M. Hasler, Finite Element Analyses of Intervertebral Discs: Structural Components and Properties, In ‘CD-ROM of First European Conference on Computational Mechanics’, W. Wunderlich (Ed.), Munich, 1999.

R. Eberlein, M. Fröhlich and E.M. Hasler, Finite Element Analyses of Intervertebral Discs: Recent Advances in Constitutive Modeling, In ‘Constitutive Models for Rubber’, A. Dorfmann and A. Muhr (Eds.), A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, 221-227, 1999.

R. Eberlein, A New Constitutive Concept for Nonlinear Anisotropic Stress Response in Intervertebral Discs: Theoretical and Computational Aspects, In ‘Book of Abstracts of ECCOMAS 2000’, Barcelona, 114, 2000.

C. Haack, R. Eberlein, M. Fröhlich and J. Soulhat, Orthopedic Implants – Computer Aided Design and Analysis, In ‘Proceedings of NAFEMS World Congress '01’, Como, 2, 783-794, 2001.

R. Eberlein, G.A. Holzapfel and C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer, A Single Layer Approach to Fiber Reinforced Intervertebral Disc Modeling: Physical Relevance and Interpretation, In ‘Book of Abstracts of ECCM 2001’, Krakow, 2, 772-773, 2001.

R. Eberlein, G.A. Holzapfel and C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer, Accurate FE Modeling of Human Annulus Tissue for Refined Spinal Implant Design, In ‘Book of Abstracts of the XVIII Congress of the ISB’, Zürich, P308, 146, 2001.

G.A. Holzapfel, C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer, T.C. Gasser, R. Eberlein and M. Fröhlich, Extensibility and Anisotropic Material Model of Single Annulus Lamellae in Extension Experiments, In ‘Book of Abstracts of the XVIII Congress of the ISB’, Zürich, P723, 326-327, 2001.

R. Eberlein, Advances of Intervertebral Disc Prosthetics by a Meso Scale Approach to Fiber Reinforced Soft Tissue Modeling, In ‘Proceedings of the Biomechanica IV’, J. Biomech., 34, Suppl. 1, S58, 2001.

R. Eberlein, G.A. Holzapfel and C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer, An Anisotropic Model for Annulus Tissue and Enhanced Finite Element Analyses of Intact Lumbar Disc Bodies, Comp. Meth. Biomech. Biomed. Eng., 4, 209-229, 2001.

R. Eberlein, G.A. Holzapfel and C.A.J. Schulze-Bauer, Assessment of a Spinal Implant by Means of Accurate FE Modeling of Intact Human Intervertebral Discs, IN ‘Proceedings of the 5th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM V)’, H.A. Mang, F.G. Rammerstorfer and J. Eberhardsteiner (Eds.), Publisher: Vienna University of Technology, Austria, ISBN 3-9501554-0-6, Vienna, Austria, July 7-12, 2002.

R. Eberlein, S. Casutt and M. Fröhlich, Artificial Intervertebral Disc, US Patent #US2003045940, 2003.

R. Eberlein, M. Fröhlich and Th. Nydegger, Assessment of a New Motion Restoring Spinal Implant by Means of Advanced FE Modeling of Intact and Degenerated Human Intervertebral Discs, IN ‘Book of Abstracts of the 10th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST)’, Rome, Italy, 2003.

R. Eberlein, G.A. Holzapfel and M. Fröhlich, Multi-Segment FEA of the Human Lumbar Spine Including the Heterogeneity of the Annulus Fibrosus, Comp. Mech., 34, 147-163, 2004.

R. Eberlein and T. Zacharias, Method, System and Computer Program Product for the Determination of Implantation Parameters, European Patent #EP1426023, 2004.

R. Eberlein, Value Added by Continuum Biomechanics in Spinal Implant Evaluation, IN ‘Proceedings of the 1st GAMM Seminar on Continuum Biomechanics’, W. Ehlers (Ed.), VGE, ISBN 3-937399-14-3, 25-33, 2005.

R. Eberlein and T. Zacharias, Numerically Simulated Biomechanics, In ‘Proceedings of NAFEMS World Congress '05’, Malta, 2005.

R. Eberlein, Several Articles about Optimized Data Managemnt via PDM, in „eDM-Report“ and „Produktion“ among others, 2011.

R. Eberlein and M. Kölbli, Chamfer Rail with Protective Inlay, European Patent #EP2298991, 2011.

R. Eberlein and W. Loser, Sealing Assembly for Rod-Shaped Ceramic Filter Elements, European Patent #EP2481474, 2012.

R. Eberlein, Editor-in-Chief for Angst+Pfister Magazine, www.angst-pfister.com, August 2006-April 2013.