, Volume 9, Issue 4, pp 16–20 | Cite as

FE Simulation for Crash-Resistant Adhesives

Simplified Parameter Identification and Modelling



The author thanks Prof. U. Stigh and Dr. Anders Biel from Uskövde for their contribution to DCB and ENF specimens, Dr. O. Hesebeck from IFAM-Bremen, Dr. M. May and Mr. Voß from EMI-Freiburg for their contribution to T-joints specimens.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Technology AGZürichSwitzerland

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