Subprojects

Project Area A: Material Design and Production

Subproject

Title

Discipline and
working direction

Project Coordination

A1 1, 2, 3

Phase-transformable ZrO2-containing macrostructures for the production of steel-ZrO2-composites by infiltration as well as manufacturing of TRIP-matrix-composites with cast mould design

Ceramic, cast mould design, slip casting, ceramic and metal-ceramic technology

Prof. Christos Aneziris,

IKGB

A2 1, 2, 3

Design of cast austenitic stainless steel materials with TRIP effect

Steel technology, metallurgy, alloy technology

Prof. Piotr Roman Scheller, Prof. Olena Volkova, Dr. Andreas Weiß, Dr. Javad Mola,

IEST

Prof. Lutz Krüger,

IWT

A3 1, 2

Melt atomization of new austenitic stainless steels with TRIP-effect and design of particulate properties

Steel technology, flow mechanics, dynamics of spray ingesle processes

Prof. Piotr Roman Scheller, IEST

Prof. Christoph Brücker, Dr. Humberto Chaves, IMFD

A4 1

Production of austenitic cast steel composites with ceramic structures by infiltration

Foundry technology

Prof. Klaus Eigenfeld

A5 1, 2

Cold plastic forming and cold joining of steel ZrO2 sintering materials as well as plastic forming for the production von TRIP-matrix-compositesCeramics or ceramic technology, plastic forming, debinding, porous structures

Prof. Christos Aneziris,

IKGB

A6 1, 2, 3

Sintering, hot and semi-warm deformation as well as property characterization of ceramic particle steel composites

Forming, sintering technology, forming technology, heat treatment, production and characterization of materials

Prof. Rudolf Kawalla, Dr. Sergey Guk, IMF

Prof. Lutz Krüger, Dr. Sabine Decker, IWT

A7 2, 3

Thermal electron beam joining of steel-ceramic-composites

Materials engineering, joining technology

Dr. Anja Buchwalder, Prof. Rolf Zenker, Prof. Horst Biermann, IWT

S1 2

Production of austenitic stainless steel composites with ceramic structures by infiltration

Foundry technology

Prof. Klaus Eigenfeld, Prof. Gotthard Wolf, GI

1  processed in the first funding period,  2  processed in the second funding period,  3 processed in the third funding period 

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Project Area B: Material Behavior

Subprojects

Title

Discipline and 
working directtion

Project
Coordination

B1 1, 2, 3

Interfacial strength and microstructural deformation mechanisms between TRIP-steel matrix and ZrO2: The role of local heteroepitaxia and defect networks in energy absorption

Materials science, microstructure analysis and models, interfacial design, ab initio calculations, molecular dynamics

Prof. David Rafaja, IWW

Prof. Jens Kortus, ITP

B2 1, 2, 3

Experimental and model-based characterization as well as microstructurally based description of the strength, deformation, and damage behavior as well as the strain rate and temperature-dependent flow behavior of optimized TRIP-steel modifications respectively TRIP-matrix-composites

Material behavior, temperature- and strain rate-dependent material characterization, microstructural mechanical properties of materials

Prof. Lutz Krüger, IWT

Prof. Ulrich Martin, Prof. David Rafaja, IWW

B3 1, 2, 3

Cyclic deformation and fatigue behavior

Material fatigue, materials engineering

Prof. Horst Biermann, IWT

B4 1, 2, 3

Deformation and fatigue behavior under multi-axis stress

Materials engineering

Prof. Horst Biermann, Dr. Sebastian Henkel, Prof. Peter Hübner, IWT

B5 1, 2, 3

2D and 3D in situ-characterization of deformation and damage

Materials engineering, materials behavior, materials characterization, deformation behavior, damage

Prof. Horst Biermann, Dr. habil. Anja Weidner, IWT

Prof. Christos Aneziris,

IKGB

B6 2, 3

 

Electro-chemical corrosion behavior and corrosion protection of high alloy TRIP-steels and TRIP-matrix-composites

Materials engineering, corrosion behavior

Prof. Lutz Krüger, IWT

1  processed in the first funding period,  2  processed in the second funding period,  3 processed in the third funding period 

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Project Area C: Modeling and Simulation

Subprojects

Title

Discipline and 
working directtion

Project
Coordination

C1 1, 2, 3

Simulation of flow and solidification for metal infiltration of porous ceramic matrices

Mechanics of solids

Prof. Christoph Brücker, Dr. Rüdiger Schwarze, IMFD

C2 1, 2, 3

Thermodynamic modeling of ZrO2-MgO materials and steel-ZrO2 interfaces

Materials science, materials thermodynamic, constitution

Prof. Hans Jürgen Seifert, Dr. habil. Olga Fabrichnaya, IWW

C3 1, 2, 3

Thermodynamic-mechanical modeling of the TRIP-effect in cast austenitic stainless steel

Metallurgy, thermodynamics, kinetics

Prof. Olena Volkova, Prof. Piotr Roman Scheller, Dr. Andreas Weiß, Dr. Javad Mola, IEST

Dr. habil. Olga Fabrichnaya, IWW

C4 1, 2, 3

Geometric description, mechanical modeling and optimization of mesostructures and thermomechanical behavior of ceramic TRIP-steel composites as well as modeling of deformation and conversion mechanisms in partially stabilized ZrO2 ceramics

Solid mechanics, continuum mechanics, materials theory, finite element method, homogenization, damage mechanics

Dr. Uwe Mühlich, Prof. Meinhard Kuna, Dr. Michael Budnitzki, IMFD

C5 1, 2, 3

Micromechanical modeling of the deformation and damage behavior of particle reinforced composites of ZrO2 ceramics and TRIP-steel

Solid mechanics, continuum mechanics, materials theory, damage mechanics, fracture mechanics, finite element method

Prof. Meinhard Kuna, Dr. Michael Budnitzki, Dr. Uwe Mühlich, IMFD

C9 3

Microstructural mechanisms of the steel matrix - interactions of dislocation dynamics, phase transformation and twin formation

Materials science (406-03: Microstructural mechanical properties of materials)

Prof. Stefan Sandfeld, IMFD

C10 3

Multi-scale modeling of the thermomechanical properties of austenitic TRIP/TWIP steels under consideration of texture effects

Continuum mechanics, materials theory, finite element method, homogenization

Prof. Björn Kiefer, IMFD

1  processed in the first funding period,  2  processed in the second funding period,  3 processed in the third funding period 

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Supporting Subprojects

Subproject

Title

Discipline and 
working directtion

Project
Coordination

MGK 1, 2, 3

Integrated Graduate School

 

Prof. Horst Biermann, IWT

Prof. Rüdiger Schwarze, IMFD

Ö 1, 2, 3

Public Relations

Marketing

Dr. Anja Geigenmüller, Prof. Margit Enke, MIH

Z1 1, 2, 3

Service

Services for the CRC, materials engineering

Prof. Lutz Krüger, Dr. Sebastian Henkel, IWT

Z2 1, 2, 3

Administration

Central administrative tasks

Prof. Horst Biermann, IWT

1  processed in the first funding period,  2  processed in the second funding period,  3 processed in the third funding period 

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Transfer projects

Subproject

Title

Discipline and 
working directtion

Project
Coordination

T1 3

Impact plates for aluminum smelting furnaces on the basis of corrosion-resistant TRIP-capable Steel-Composite-Material

Ceramic and metallic sintering materials, composite materials

Prof. Christos Aneziris,

IKGB

T2 3

Production of stainless and high strength spring hinge

Materials engineering, iron and steel technology

Dr. Javad Mola, Prof. Andreas Weiß, IEST

Prof. Rudolf Kawalla, IMF

T3 3

Material and component design for gearbox applications

Material development and production, production technology, materials engineering

Prof. Rudolf Kawalla, Dr. Sergey Guk, IMF

T4 3

Production of wear-resistant (ceramic) cast steel for comminution and conveying machinery by infiltration

Composite materials, metallurgical and thermal processes and thermomechanical treatment of materials

Prof. Gotthard Wolf, GI

T5 3

Production and electrochemical characterization of stainless, WIG-welded precision tubes

Materials engineering, iron and steel technology

Prof. Olena Volkova, IEST

Prof. Lutz Krüger, IWT

3 processed in the third funding period 

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