Univ.Prof. DI Dr. Martin Schagerl

Head of the Institute of Structural Lightweight Design at the JKU Linz

Phone: +43 732 2468 6661
Email: martin.schagerl(at)jku.at
Address: Institute of
Structural Lightweight Design
Johannes Kepler University Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz / Donau
Austria
Office: Science Park, Building 1
2nd floor, Area E, Room 0231

Business Career

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since 2014Head of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Structural Strength Control of Lightweight Constructions
since 2009Head of the Institute of Structural Lightweight Design at the JKU Linz
since 2003Member and since 2006 Chairman of the Industry Committee for Structure Analysis (IASB, Publisher of the HSB)
2007-2009Member of the Board and 2008-2009 Chairman of the Board of the Walther Blohm Foundation 
2002-2009Development Engineer and 2008-2009 Head of the Structure Analysis Methods and Tools Department at Airbus Germany GmbH, Hamburg
2000-2001Max-Kade Fellow, Mathematics Department, University of Maryland, USA
1995-2002University Assistant at the Institute for Mechanics, Vienna University of Technology

Academic Degrees

2009Full Professor for Structural Lightweight Design at the JKU Linz
2003Habilitation in Mechanics, Vienna University of Technology
1998PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Vienna University of Technology
1994Diplom-Ingenieur (equiv. Master) in Mechanical Engineering, Vienna University of Technology

Selected Publications

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  • with S. Hörrmann, A. Adumitroaie and C. Viechtbauer,
    The effect of fiber waviness on the fatigue life of CFRP materials,
    International Journal of Fatigue, 2016, 90:139-147
  • with C. Kralovec and K.-U. Schröder,
    Elastic body impact on sandwich panels at low and intermediate velocity,
    Proc. IMechE, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 2014, 229(2):221-231
  • Analytical formulas for the effective width caused by bulging and flattening of curved aircraft panels,
    Proc. IMechE, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 2011, 225:2399-2412
  • with C. Mittelstedt,
    A composite view on Windenburg's problem: Buckling and minimum stiffness requirements of compressively loaded orthotropic plates with edge reinforcements,
    International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 2010, 52:471-484
  • with S. S. Antman,
    Slumping instabilities of elastic membranes holding liquids and gases,
    International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 2005, 40:1112-1138
  • with W. Steiner,
    Raumflugmechanik, Dynamik und Steuerung von Raumfahrzeugen,
    Monographie, ISBN 3-540-20761-9, Springer Heidelberg, 2004
  • with A. Berger,
    Propagation of small waves in inextensible strings,
    Wave Motion, 2002, 35:339-353
  • with G. Wiedermann and H. Troger,
    Boundary conditions for the cable dynamics of tethered satellite systems,
    Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Cable Dynamics,
    Trondheim, 1999, 55-60
  • with W. Steiner, A. Steindl and H. Troger,
    On the paradox of the free falling folded chain,
    Acta Mechanica, 1997, 125:155-168

Complete list of publications