Research
Publications

Publications of the Institute for Wind Energy Systems

Journal Articles

  • Gambier A, Balzani C (2019): The challenge of teaching control of wind turbines in a civil engineering schoolIFAC PapersOnLine 52-9 (2019) 212-217
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ifacol.2019.08.199
  • Noever Castelos P, Balzani C (2016): On the impact of multi-axial stress states on trailing edge bondlines in wind turbine rotor bladesJournal of Physics: Conference Series 753 (2016) 062002, 1-10
    DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/753/6/062002
  • Noever Castelos P, Balzani C (2016): The impact of geometric non-linearities on the fatigue analysis of trailing edge bond lines in wind turbine rotor bladesJournal of Physics: Conference Series 749 (2016) 012009, 1-10
    DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/749/1/012009
  • Balzani C (2012): Investigation of the local behavior of different cohesive zone modelsPAMM - Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 12, 169-170
    DOI: 10.1002/pamm.201210075
  • Balzani C, Wagner W, Wilckens D, Degenhardt R, Büsing S, Reimerdes H-G (2012): Adhesive joints in composite laminates – a combined numerical/experimental estimate of critical energy release ratesInternational Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives 32, 23-38
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2011.09.002
  • Vorpahl F, Reuter A (2011): Fully-coupled wind turbine simulation including substructuring of support structure components: Influence of newly developed modeling approach on fatigue loads for an offshore wind turbine on a tripod support structurein: Chung JS, Hong SY, Langen I, Prinsenberg SJ (Editoren): Proceedings of the Twenty-first International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE), Maui, Hawaii, USA, June 19-24, 2011
    ISBN: 978-1-880653-96-8
  • Wagner W, Balzani C (2010): Prediction of the postbuckling response of composite airframe panels including ply failureEngineering Fracture Mechanics 77(18), 3648-3657
    DOI: 10.1016/j.engfracmech.2010.05.009
  • Balzani C, Wagner W (2010): Numerical treatment of damage propagation in axially compressed composite airframe panelsInternational Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics 10(4), 683-703
    DOI: 10.1142/S0219455410003683
  • Lauterbach S, Orifici AC, Wagner W, Balzani C, Abramovich H, Thomson R (2010): Damage sensitivity of axially loaded stringer-stiffened curved CFRP panelsComposites Science and Technology 70(2), 240-248
    DOI: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2009.10.013
  • Lauterbach S, Balzani C, Wagner W (2009): Failure analysis on shell-like composite laminates using the Puck criteriaPAMM – Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 9, 231-232
    DOI: 10.1002/pamm.200910089
  • Balzani C, Wagner W (2008): An interface element for the simulation of delamination in unidirectional fiber-reinforced composite laminatesEngineering Fracture Mechanics 75(9), 2597-2615
    DOI: 10.1016/j.engfracmech.2007.03.013
  • Balzani C, Wagner W (2008): Simulation of buckling-induced failure in composite laminatesPAMM – Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 8, 10259-10260
    DOI: 10.1002/pamm.200810259
  • Wagner W, Balzani C (2008): Simulation of delamination in stringer stiffened fiber-reinforced composite shellsComputers and Structures 86(9), 930-939
    DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2007.04.018
  • Balzani C, Wagner W (2007): Simulation of skin-stiffener debonding in stiffened carbon/epoxy panelsPAMM – Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 7, 4060019-4060020
    DOI: 10.1002/pamm.200700253
  • Balzani C, Wagner W (2006): Delamination analysis of UD composites using interface elementsPAMM – Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 6, 151-152
    DOI: 10.1002/pamm.200610056
  • Balzani C, Wagner W (2005): A simple model for the simulation of delamination in fiber-reinforced composite laminates under mixed-mode loading conditionsPAMM – Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 5, 325-326
    DOI: 10.1002/pamm.200510139

Book Contributions

  • Reuter A, Rollert B (2013): Nachhaltige Energieversorgung - das Potenzial der Windenergiein: Fouad NA (Editor): Bauphysikkalender 2013, Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, Germany (in German)
    ISBN: 978-3433030196
  • Wagner W, Balzani C (2010): Finite element modeling of stringer-stiffened fiber reinforced polymer structuresin: Kuczma M, Wilmanski K (eds.): Computer Methods in Mechanics, ASM 1, Chapter 27, 505-523, Springer Berlin Heidelberg
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-05241-5
    ISBN: 978-3-642-05240-8
  • Wagner W, Balzani C, Lauterbach S (2009): Finite-element-modeling of coupled skin-stringer debonding and ply failure of stiffened CFRP-panelsin: Smojver I, Soric J (Ed.), Proceedings of the 6th International Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics (ICCSM), Sept. 30-Oct. 02, 2009, pp. 39-40 (Book of Abstracts) and CD of full papers, Croatian Society of Mechanics, Zagreb, Croatia, ISBN 978-953-7539-10-8
  • Wagner W, Balzani C (2006): Simulation of delamination in stringer stiffened fiber-reinforced composite shellsin: Mota Soares CA, Martins JAC, Rodrigues HC, Ambrósio JAC, Pina CAB, Motasoares CM, Pereira EBR, Folgado J (Ed.): III European Conference on Computational Mechanics – Solids, Structures and Coupled Problems in Engineering: Book of Abstracts, 250, Springer Netherlands, ISBN 978-1-4020-4994-1
    DOI: 10.1007/1-4020-5370-3_250

Technical Reports

  • Popko W, Thomas P, Sevinc A, Rosemeier M, Bätge M, Braun R, Meng F, Horte D, Balzani C, Bleich O, Daniele E, Stoevesandt B, Wentingmann M, Polman JD, Leimeister M, Schümann B, Reuter A (2018): IWES Wind Turbine IWT-7.5-164 Rev. 4Technical Report, Fraunhofer IWES, Bremerhaven
    DOI: 10.24406/IWES-N-518562

Conference Contributions

  • Gambier A, Balzani C (2019): The challenge of teaching control of wind turbines in a civil engineering schoolAdvances in Control Education Symposium, International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC-ACE 2019), July 07-09, 2019, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Noever Castelos P, Wentingmann M, Balzani C (2019): Investigating non-proportionality of multi-axial stresses in web and trailing edge adhesive joints of wind turbine rotor bladesWind Energy Science Conference (WESC), June 17-20, 2019, Cork, Ireland
  • Hach O, Hennings H, Polman JD, Balzani C, Klemme T, Müller S, Rieke J (2019): Comparison of state-of-the-art aeroelastic simulation tools for wind turbinesWind Energy Science Conference (WESC), June 17-20, 2019, Cork, Ireland
  • Manousides N, Holst T, Balzani C (2019): Investigation of the material anisotropy of epoxy-based adhesive joints in wind turbine rotor blades filled with short glass fibresWind Energy Science Conference (WESC), June 17-20, 2019, Cork, Ireland
  • Balzani C, Rosemeier M, Wentingmann M, Noever Castelos P (2019): Comparison of different concepts for the fatigue analysis of trailing edge adhesive joints in wind turbine rotor bladesWind Energy Science Conference (WESC), June 17-20, 2019, Cork, Ireland
  • Rosemeier M, Lester C, Antoniou A, Fahrenson C, Manousides N (2019): Determination of in-situ-properties for the matrix of fiber reinforced polymers of a wind turbine blade using scanning electron microscopy and computer tomographyMECHCOMP2019, 5th International Conference on Mechanics of Composites, July 01-04, 2019, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Balzani C, Rozanski C (2018): X-ray microscopy with the Xradia Versa 4103rd ZEISS labs@locations Partner Event, April 10-11, 2018, Oberkochen, Germany
  • Balzani C, Noever Castelos P, Wentingmann M (2018): Finite element analysis and failure prediction of adhesive joints in wind turbine rotor bladesProceedings of the 6th European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM6) / 7th European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (ECFD7), June 11-15, 2018, Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
  • Wentingmann M, Noever Castelos P, Balzani C (2018): An adaptive algorithm to accelerate the critical plane identification for multiaxial fatigue criteriaProceedings of the 6th European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM6) / 7th European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (ECFD7), June 11-15, 2018, Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain
  • Manousides N (2017): Determination of failure in composite structures on the microscale using non-destrucitve testing methodsCinemax III PhD Summer School, DTU summer school in Imaging, Aug 28 - Sept 01, 2017, Lolland, Dänemark
  • Guedes Mendonça H, de Arruda Martins C (2017): Parametric Analysis of Crushing and Squeezing Loads Over a Flexible Pipe During Installation ProcedureASME 2017 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Trondheim, Norway, 2017
  • Malta ER, Toni FG, Guedes Mendonça H, de Arruda Martins C, Morini RG, Tanaka RL (2017): Finite Element Analysis of Umbilical Cables Anchoring SystemsASME 2017 36th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Trondheim, Norway, 2017
  • Balzani C (2017): Verklebungen in Rotorblättern von Windenergieanlagen - Herausforderungen für die Nachweisführung komplexer SpannungszuständeSeminar: Praxisbeispiele aus dem Konstruktiven Ingenieurbau, RWTH Aachen University, June 13, 2017, Aachen, Germany (on invitation of Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Sven Klinkel, Chair of Structural Analysis and Dynamics, RWTH Aachen University), in German
  • Noever Castelos P, Wentingmann M, Balzani C (2017): Comparative study of finite-element-based fatigue analysis concepts for trailing edge adhesive joints in wind turbine rotor blades taking into account different rotor blade designs7th GACM Colloquium on Computational Mechanics for Young Scientists from Academia and Industry, Oct. 11-13, 2017, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Noever Castelos P, Wentingmann M, Balzani C (2017): Fatigue analysis of trailing edge adhesive joints in wind turbine rotor blades accounting for non-proportional multiaxial stress histories20th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS20), Sept. 04-07, 2017, Paris, France
  • Guedes Mendonça H, Balzani C (2017): Failure analysis of wind turbine rotor blades: A comparative study of different composite failure models for ultimate load and fatigue events20th International Conference on Composite Structures (ICCS20), Sept. 04-07, 2017, Paris, France
  • Noever Castelos P, Voosen M, Balzani C (2017): Non-proportional multi-axial stress states and their influence on the fatigue life of trailing edge adhesive joints in wind turbine rotor bladesWind Energy Science Conference, June 26-29, 2017, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby Campus, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Guedes Mendonça H, Martins CA (2016): A Parametric Analysis on the Crushing Resistance of Flexible Pipes Under Installation LoadsProceedings of 35th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Busan, South Corea, 2016
  • Sevinc A (2016): Model development of a state of the art wind turbineSmartBlades Conference, Feb. 03-04, 2016, Stade, Germany
  • Bätge M, Rosemeier M, Sevinc A, Bleich O (2016): Implementation of passive load reduction in rotor blade designSmartBlades Conference, Feb. 03-04, 2016, Stade, Deutschland
  • Ortega Gómez J (2016): Effects of TEFs on the ultimate loads of a multi-MW wind turbineSmartBlades Conference, Feb. 03-04, 2016, Stade, Germany
  • Horte D (2016): Evaluation of smart blades technologies - model and evaluation approachSmartBlades Conference, Feb. 03-04, 2016, Stade, Germany
  • Ende J (2016): Flutter of rotor blades: A sensitivity analysisSmartBlades Conference, Feb. 03-04, 2016, Stade, Germany
  • Noever Castelos P, Balzani C (2016): On the impact of multi-axial stress states on trailing edge bond lines in wind turbine rotor bladesThe Science of Making Torque from Wind (TORQUE), Oct. 05-07, 2016, Munich, Germany
  • Noever Castelos P, Balzani C (2016): The impact of geometric non-linearities on the fatigue analysis of trailing edge bond lines in wind turbine rotor bladesWindEurope Summit 2016, Sept. 27-29, 2016, Hamburg, Germany
  • Balzani C (2015): Smart Blades: Windenergieanlagen werden smart(er)ForWind Lecture Series, Jan. 15, 2015, Oldenburg, Germany (on invitation of Stephan Barth)
  • Balzani C (2015): Smart Blades - Wind turbines become smart(er)guest lecture at Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras), April 09, 2015, Chennai, India (on invitation of Dr. Sunetra Sarkar, Department of Aerospace Engineering)
  • Sevinc A, Bleich O, Balzani C, Reuter A (2015): Aerodynamic and structural aspects of swept blades in the context of wind turbine load reductionProceedings of the Annual Event of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), Full Paper, pp. 1-7, Poster Code: PO.269, Abstract ID: 494, Nov. 17-20, 2015, Paris, France
  • Sevinc A, Bleich O, Balzani C, Reuter A (2015): Parameterized analysis of swept blades regarding bend-twist couplingProceedings of DEWEK 2015, July 19-20, 2015, Bremen, Germany
  • Horte D, Balzani C, Reuter A (2015): Multi-Criteria Evaluation of Multi-MW Wind TurbinesSmart Blades Symposium 2015, Feb. 11-12, 2015, Oldenburg, Germany
  • Noronha AQ, Guedes Mendonça H, Bispo Neto PA, Silva SR (2014): Análise e projeto de estator com núcleo de ar para gerador síncrono de fluxo axial a ímãs permanentesSimpósio Brasileiro de Sistemas Elétricos (SBSE), Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, 2014, in Portuguese
  • Ortega Gómez J, Balzani C, Reuter A (2014): Evaluation of the possibility of replacing pitch control by active trailing edge flaps in wind turbinesProceedings of the Annual Event of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), Full Paper, pp. 1-7, Abstract ID: 800, March 10-13, 2014, Barcelona, Spain
  • Balzani C (2013): Status of offshore wind energy in GermanyInternational Colloquium organized by the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geodetic Science, Leibniz Universität Hannover, August 26, 2013, Hannover, Germany
  • Ortega Gómez J, Balzani C, Reuter R (2013): Effect of trailing edge flaps on load reduction of large wind turbinesInternal student and PhD Seminar among Fraunhofer IWES, ForWind, NTNU Trondheim/Norway, NOWITECH/Norway, June 26, 2013, Bremerhaven, Germany
  • Reuter, A (2013): How to Improve Turbine ReliabilityChina Wind Power 2013, Beijing, China
  • Reuter, A (2013): Bedeutung der Sensorik für die EnergiewendeFachtagung Sensorik für erneuerbare Energien und Energieeffizienz des FVEE und des AMA Fachverbandes für Sensorik, Berlin, Germany (in German)
  • Ortega Gómez J, Balzani C (2013): Load reduction potential on large wind turbines using active trailing edge flapsConference of the Wind Power Engineering Community (COWEC), VDI Wissensforum, June 18-19, 2013, Berlin, Germany
  • Balzani C (2012): Windenergieanlagen werden smart(er)Seminar on Structural Analysis, Dec. 13, 2012, Karlsruhe, Germany (on invitation of Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Werner Wagner, Institute for Structural Analysis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
  • Balzani C (2012): Investigation of the local behavior of different cohesive zone models83rd GAMM Annual Meeting, March 26-30, 2012, Darmstadt, Germany
  • Guedes Mendonça H, Borges FS, Glória LL, Maia TAC, Silva SR, Ribeiro PR, Vasconcelos JA (2012): Uma análise de aspectos construtivos de um gerador de fluxo axial a ímãs permanentes para aerogeradoresSimpósio Brasileiro de Sistemas Elétricos (SBSE), Goiâna, Brazil, 2012, in Portuguese
  • Reuter A (2012): Die Nutzung der Windenergie und erwartete technologische Entwicklungen der nächsten JahreDPG Frühjahrstagung, March 25-30, 2012, Berlin, Germany (in German)
  • Reuter A (2012): Moderne Windenergieanlagen - Herausforderungen und Perspektiven25. Bremer Universitätsgespräche, Nov. 01-02, 2012, Bremen, Germany (in German)
  • Balzani C (2012): Zur Modellierung von WindenergiesystemenStructural Analysis - from Computational Mechanics to 3D Structural Modelling, Colloquium on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Werner Wagner, May 11, 2012, Karlsruhe, Germany (on invitation of Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Werner Wagner, Institute for Structural Analysis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, in German)
  • Silva SR, Maia TAC, Faria OA, Guedes Mendona H, Cardoso AA, Vasconcelos JA (2011): Electromechanical design of an optimized axial flux permanent magnet torus machine for wind turbineInterneational Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS), Beijing, China, 2011
  • Silva SR, Maia TAC, Faria OA, Guedes Mendonça H, Cardoso AA, Borges FS, Vasconcelos JA (2011): Design of an axial flux permanent magnet machine for automotive energy efficiencyInternational Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS), Beijing, China, 2011
  • Maia TAC, Faria OA, Guedes Mendonça H, Marciano BL, Vasconcelos JA, Cardoso AA, Sabioni CL, Silva SR (2011): Metodologia de projeto de um gerador de fluxo axial de alta eficiência para aplicações em turbinas eólicas de pequeno porteXXI Seminário Necional de Produção e Transmissão de Energia Elétrica (XXI SNPTEE), Florianópolis: Eletrosul Centrais Eletricas SA, Florianópolis, Brazil, 2011, in Portuguese
  • Faria OA, Maia TAC, Silva SR, Guedes Mendonça H, Vasconcelos JA, Monteiro IS, Mello MB (2011): Design of an axial flux permanent magnet motor for an energy efficiency competition vehicleInternational Congress of Mechanical Engineering, COBEM, Natal/RN, Brazil, 2011
  • Balzani C, Wagner W (2010): Semi-numerical estimation of critical energy release rates for adhesive joints in composite laminatesIV European Conference on Computational Mechanics, May 16-21, 2010, Paris, France
  • Wagner W, Balzani C, Lauterbach S (2010): FE-Modeling of stability-induced coupled ply failure and delamination effects in skin-stringer CFRP panelsIV European Conference on Computational Mechanics, May 16-21, 2010, Paris, France
  • Reuter A, Busmann H-G (2010): Windenergie - Herausforderungen and die Technologieentwicklungin: Stadermann G, Szczepanski P (Editoren): Forschung für das Zeitalter der erneuerbaren Energien, Tagungsband des Forschungsverbunds Erneuerbare Energien (FVEE), Umweltforum Berlin, Oct. 11-12, 2010, Berlin, Germany (in German)
  • Lacher S, Balzani C, Wagner W (2009): Numerical simulation of the microbond test in fibre reinforced polymers3rd GACM Colloquium on Computational Mechanics for Young Scientists from Academia and Industry, Oct. 21-23, 2009, Hannover, Germany
  • Lauterbach S, Balzani C, Wagner W (2009): Analysis of composite failure mechanisms in shell-like laminates using the Puck criteria3rd GACM Colloquium on Computational Mechanics, Oct. 21-23, 2009, Hannover, Germany
  • Balzani C (2009): Finite-Elemente-Modellierung stabilitätsinduzierter Schädigungseffekte in CFK-LaminatenSeminar für Mechanik, Nov. 18, 2009, Kaiserslautern, Germany (on invitation of Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Sven Klinkel, Fachgebiet Statik und Dynamik der Tragwerke, TU Kaiserslautern)
  • Wagner W, Balzani C (2009): FE-modeling of damage propagation in axially compressed composite airframe panels12th International Conference on Fracture, July 12-17, 2009, Ottawa, Canada, Proceedings CD: Fin01346.pdf, 1-8
  • Lauterbach S, Balzani C, Wagner W (2009): Failure analysis on shell-like composite laminates using the Puck criteria80. GAMM Jahrestagung, Feb. 09-13, 2009, Danzig, Poland
  • Wagner W, Balzani C, Lauterbach S (2009): Finite-Element-modeling of coupled skin-stringer debonding and ply failure of stiffened CFRP-panels6th International Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics, Sept. 30-Oct. 02, 2009, Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Wagner W, Balzani C, Lauterbach S (2009): Finite-element-modeling of coupled skin-stringer debonding and ply failure of stiffened CFRP-panels6th International Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics (ICCSM6), 30.09.-02.10.2009, Zagreb, Kroatien
  • Lauterbach S, Orifici AC, Thomson RS, Abramovich H, Wagner W, Balzani C (2008): Investigations of the postbuckling damage criticality in multi-stiffened composite airframe panels21. Workshop „Composite-Forschung in der Mechanik”, Dec. 01-03, 2008, Bad Herrenalb, Germany
  • Orifici AC, Lauterbach S, Abramovich H, Thomson RS, Wagner W, Balzani C (2008): Analysis of damage sensitivity and collapse in postbuckling fibre-reinforced multi-stiffener panels2nd International Conference on Buckling and Postbuckling Behaviour of Composite Laminated Shell Structures, Sept. 03-05, 2008, Braunschweig, Germany, CD: 1-4
  • Balzani C, Wagner W (2008): Numerical treatment of damage propagation in axially compressed composite airframe panels2nd International Conference on Buckling and Postbuckling Behaviour of Composite Laminated Shell Structures, Sept. 03-05, 2008, Braunschweig, Germany; CD: 1-4
  • Wagner W, Balzani C (2008): Failure analysis in postbuckled laminated composite shell structures8th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM8)/5th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2008), June 30-July 04, 2008, Venice, Italy
  • Balzani C, Wagner W (2008): Simulation of buckling-induced failure in composite laminates79th GAMM Annual Meeting, March 31-April 04, 2008, Bremen, Germany
  • Balzani C, Wagner W (2007): Postbuckling damage simulation in stiffened CFRP panels2nd GACM Colloquium on Computational Mechanics for Young Scientists from Academia and Industry, Oct. 10-12, 2007, Munich, Germany
  • Balzani C, Wagner W (2007): Simulation of skin-stiffener debonding in stiffened curved carbon/epoxy panels78th GAMM Annual Meeting, July 16-20, 2007, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Wagner W, Balzani C (2007): Finite element simulation of skin-stiffener debonding in curved panels of fiber-reinforced composite laminates12th Australian International Aerospace Congress, March 19-22, 2007, Melbourne, Australia, CD, 1-12
  • Wagner W, Balzani C (2006): Finite element simulation of skin-stiffener debonding in curved fiber-reinforced shell structures19th Workshop „Composite Research in Mechanics”, Nov. 26-29, 2006, Bad Herrenalb, Germany
  • Balzani C, Wagner W (2006): Analysis of delamination and skin-stringer separation in uni-directional carbon-fiber-reinforced shell structuresConference on Damage in Composite Materials: Simulation and Non-Destructive Testing, Sept. 18-19, 2006, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Wagner W, Balzani C (2006): Modeling of skin-stringer separation with cohesive zone elements in fiber-reinforced composite shells7th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, July 16-22, 2006, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Wagner W, Balzani C (2006): Simulation of delamination in stringer stiffened fiber-reinforced composite shellsIII European Conference on Computational Mechanics - Solids, Structures and Coupled Problems in Engineering, June 05-08, 2006, Lisbon, Portugal, CD: papers\1204.pdf, 1-16
  • Balzani C, Wagner W (2006): Delamination analysis of UD composites using interface elements77th GAMM Annual Meeting, March 27-31, 2006, Berlin, Germany
  • Balzani C, Wagner W (2006): Numerische Simulation von Delaminationen in unidirektionalen Faserverbund-Laminaten mit Hilfe von kohäsiven Interface-ElementenResearch Colloquium, Jan. 25-28, 2006, Hirschegg, Austria (in German)
  • Balzani C, Wagner W (2005): An interface element for the simulation of delamination in unidirectional fiber-reinforced composite laminatesEUROMECH Colloquium 473: Fracture of composite materials, Oct. 27-29, 2005, Porto, Portugal
  • Balzani C, Wagner W (2005): A simple model for the simulation of delamination in fibre-reinforced composite laminates under mixed-mode loading conditions76th GAMM Annual Meeting, March 28-April 01, 2005, Luxembourg

Monographs

  • Balzani C (2009): Finite element modeling of intra- and interlaminar damage growth in composite laminatesPhD Thesis, Institute for Structural Analysis, Universität Karlsruhe (TH), 2008, ISBN 978-3-935322-16-4