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4a Summer School (free Webinar) 07.-17.07.2020
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Thank you again to all attendees, it has been a pleasure. The VOD's are now on our YouTube channel. If you haven't filled out our feedback form, please do so as it will help us out immensly. The link to it can be found here. We are planning more installations of this format, stay tuned.

1st week - Introduction and outlook
  • 07. July - Introduction to VALIMAT® - from test to material card🖺
  • 08. July - Efficient dynamic testing with IMPETUS®🖺
  • 09. July - Material card generation: vonMises plasticity (*MAT_024), simple failure, setting up our Autofit🖺
  • 10. July - Summary: Lessons learned, outlook and upcoming features🖺
2nd week - Advanced topics
  • 14. July - Evaluating and checking test data - interpretation of typical results🖺
  • 15. July - Material card generation: general yield surface (*MAT_187) and other material models, failure approaches and comprehensive Autofit setup🖺
  • 16. July - Material card generation: Fiber reinforced plastics and their modelling approach: an extensive guide🖺
  • 17. July - Python: a powerful tool with VALIMAT®, user defined material cards/specimen, upcoming features🖺
DYNAmore Express (Webinar) 19.06 & 26.06.2020
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  • Isotropic Modelling of Thermoplastics🖺
  • Anisotropic Modelling of Fiber-reinforced Thermoplastics
4a Technologietag Werfenweng (Salzburg) 02.-04.03.2020
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  • Investigations on different material models for a thermoplastic polymer in LS-Dyna🖺
  • IMPETUS® - new efficient dynamic tensile test🖺
  • VMAP - Virtual material modelling in manufacturing - Physical foaming in Injection Moulding🖺
  • 1st VALIMAT® User-Meeting
7th Resin/Composite Analysis Seminar (Nagoya) 23.-24.01.2020
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  • Plastics and composites under dynamic loading - from deformation to failure🖺
  • Workshop - From Test to Material Card🖺
12th European LS-DYNA® Users Conference 2019 (Koblenz) 14.-16.05.2019
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  • Failure modeling of unreinforced and fiber reinforced thermoplastics🖺
  • VMAP - Considering manufacturing induced inhomogeneity 🖺
Automotive CAE Grand Challenge 2019 (Hanau) 16.-17.04.2019
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  • VALIMAT® - A smart solution for generating and managing Material Cards🖺
4a Technologietag 2019 (Schladming) 26.-28.02.2019
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  • IMPETUS® & VALIMAT® - dynamische Materialcharakterisierung leicht gemacht🖺
15th German LS-DYNA® Users Conference (Bamberg) 15.-17.10.2018
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  • Material Models for Thermoplastics in LS-DYNA® - From Deformation to Failure🖺
  • *MAT_4a_MICROMEC - Generating Material Cards and Considering Fiber Orientation 🖺
15th International LS-DYNA® Conference 2018 (Detroit) 10.-12.06.2018
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  • *MAT_4A_MICROMEC – Theory and Application notes🖺
  • Detailed Abstract 🖺

  • Material Models For Thermoplastics In LS-DYNA® - From Deformation To Failure 🖺
  • Detailed Abstract 🖺
CrashMAT (Freiburg) 08.-09.05.2018
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  • Vereinfachte Versagensmodellierung von faserverstärkten Kunststoffen 🖺
Infotag Composites (Stuttgart) 12.03.2018
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  • Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics Under Dynamic Loading - From Deformation To Failure 🖺
4a Technologietag 2018 (Schladming) 28.02.-01.03.2018
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  • 4a - 15 Jahre Produkt-, Software- und Methodenentwicklung 🖺
  • IMPETUS® - Nicht immer zieht es sich in die Länge 🖺
  • Glasfaserverstärkte Kunststoffe - 4a Software-Tools im Einsatz 🖺
22nd Korean LS-DYNA® Users Conference (Seoul) 14.09.2017
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  • 4a IMPETUS® - Dynamic Material Characterization of Plastics and Composites 🖺
4a Technologietag 2018 (Schladming) 28.02.-01.03.2018
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  • Failure models for plastics - Material characterization for *MAT_ADD_EROSION (DIEM) 🖺
  • Workshop: MPIP - Material Parameter Identification Process with 4a IMPETUS® 🖺
  • *MAT_4A_MICROMEC – Theory and application notes
Leobener Kunststoffkolloquium 2017 (Leoben) 20.-21.04.2017
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  • Simulation von kurz- und langfaserverstärkten Kunststoffen mit LS-Dyna 🖺
Automotive CAE Grand Challenge 2017 (Hanau) 05.-06.04.2017
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  • *MAT_4A_MICROMEC - micro mechanic based material model 🖺
  • Considering the local anisotropy - simulation process chain for short and long fiber reinforced thermoplastics 🖺
4a Technologietag 2017 (Schladming) 23.-24.03.2017
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  • Versagen von faserverstärkten Kunststoffen bei dynamischer Beanspruchung
Dynamore Composite-Infotag  (Stuttgart) 13.03.2017
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  • Anisotropes Materialverhalten - über kurz oder lang zur Materialkarte 🖺
Dynaforum 2016 (Bamberg) 10.-12.10.2016
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  • 4a IMPETUS® (PART 1): Dynamic material characterization of plastics – development in the past 10 years 🖺
  • 4a IMPETUS® (PART 2): innovations – test methods, MAT_SAMP-1, anisotropy, composites and more 🖺
  • *MAT_4A_MICROMEC – micro mechanic based material model 🖺
  • Workshop „Integrative Simulation von kurz- und langglasfaserverstärkten Kunststoffen" 🖺
NAFEMS 2016 (Bamberg) 25.-27.04.2016
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  • Materialcharakterisierung von faserverstärkten Kunststoffen in 4a IMPETUS® – Mikromechanische Ansätze als einfaches Hilfsmittel 🖺
Automotive CAE Grand Challenge 2016 (Hanau) 12.-13.04.2016
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  • Material characterization of composites using micro mechanic models as key enabler 🖺
  • Interaction of solver settings / idealisation / material card for different explicit solvers on bending load cases 🖺
4a Technologietag 2016 (Schladming) 24.-26.02.2016
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  • Zeitabhängiges Materialverhalten von Kunststoffen 🖺
SIMULIA Austria Regional User Meeting (Vienna) 09.-10.11.2015
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  • Material models for non-reinforced and reinforced thermoplastics in Abaqus® 🖺
PPS 2015 (Graz) 21.-25.09.2015
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  • Failure Models for Thermoplastics in LS-DYNA® 🖺
  • Dynamic Material Characterization Using 4a IMPETUS® 🖺
European LS-Dyna® Conference (Würzburg) 15.-17.06.2015
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  • Failure of thermoplastics - Part 1 – Characterization, testing 🖺
  • Failure of thermoplastics - Part 2 - Material modeling and simulation 🖺
  • Short and long fiber reinforced thermoplastics material models in LS-DYNA® 🖺
  • Workshop „Dynamic Plastic Material Characterization using the 4a IMPETUS® Pendulum“ 🖺
Simulia Community Conference 2015 (Berlin) 18.-21.05.2015
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  • Efficient evaluation of material cards for non-reinforced and reinforced thermoplastics 🖺
CrashMAT (Freiburg) 22.-23.04.2015
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  • Dynamische Materialcharakterisierung von Composites mit 4a IMPETUS® 🖺
4a Technologietag 2015 (Schladming) 05.-06.03.2015
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  • Materialcharakterisierung von Composites 🖺
NAFEMS (Leipzig) 28.-29.10.2014
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  • Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der integrativen Simulation von kurz- und langglasfaserverstärkten Kunststoffen 🖺
Dynaforum 2014 (Bamberg) 06.-08.10.2014
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  • Versagen von Thermoplasten - Teil 1 - Charakterisierung, Versuche 🖺
  • Versagen von Thermoplasten - Teil 2 - Materialmodellierung und Simulation 🖺
  • Kurz- und langfaserverstärkte Thermoplaste - Materialmodelle in LS-DYNA® 🖺
  • Workshop „Plastics“ 🖺
Deutsche SIMULIA Konferenz 2014 (Dresden) 25.-26.09.2014

  • Dynamisches Materialverhalten von Kunststoffen und Composites 🖺
NAFEMS (Bamberg) 20.-21.05.2014
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  • Dynamische Kunststoffcharakterisierung (Thermoplaste, Schäume, Composites) 🖺
  • 4a micromec für die integrative Simulation faserverstärkter Kunststoffe 🖺
Automotive CAE Grand Challange (Hanau) 15.-16.04.2014
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  • 4a IMPETUS® – validated material cards in an efficient way 🖺
4a Technologietag 2014 (Schladming) 27.-28.02.2014
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  • Materialmodelle für Kunststoffe - Komplexe Fließflächen und Versagen 🖺
  • Maßgeschneiderte Berechnungstools - Fallbeispiele für Customizinglösungen mit FEM🖺