Institute for Applied Materials – Materials Science and Engineering
Elsner1

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Elsner

Curriculum Vitae

since 2006   Professorship for Polymer technology at the Institut für Werkstoffkunde I, Universität Karlsruhe (TH) and
  Managing director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology (ICT), Pfinztal (in personal union)
2000-2005   Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology (ICT), Pfinztal 
1994-2000   Vice-Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology (ICT) and Head of the Department Polymer Technology
1992-1994   Head of Section "Engineering" at the Institute for Polymer Science and Polymer Testing (IKP), Universität Stuttgart
1992   Promotion to Dr.-Ing. at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universität Stuttgart, on the dielectrical characterization of the curing progress of polymer resins
1988-1992   Vice-Head of Section „Non-destructive Testing“ at the Institute for Polymer Science and Polymer Testing (IKP), Universität Stuttgart
1982-1994   Scientist at the Institute for Polymer Science and Polymer Testing (IKP), Universität Stuttgart
1976-1982   Studies in Materials science at the Universität Erlangen with focus on "Polymers" (Degree: Dipl.-Ing.)
1956  

born in Marlesreuth, Oberfranken

 

Research Fields in Polymer Engineering

  • Materials

Manufacturing and Modification,

  • Compounding

Processing Injection moulding, Extrusion, Foaming, Pressing, RTM, Use of Microwaves, Direct Processing, Dies

  • Surface Technology

Plasmas, self-cleaning/antiseptic Surfaces, Protective Coatings

Veröffentlichungen


Crack characterization of discontinuous fiber-reinforced composites by using micro-computed tomography: Cyclic in-situ testing, crack segmentation and crack volume fraction.
Schöttl, L.; Kolb, P.; Liebig, W. V.; Weidenmann, K. A.; Inal, K.; Elsner, P.
2020. Composites communications, 21, Art. Nr.: 100384. doi:10.1016/j.coco.2020.100384
Polymer-steel-sandwich-structures: Influence of process parameters on the composite strength.
Lohr, C.; Muth, M.; Dreher, R.; Zinn, C.; Elsner, P.; Weidenmann, K. A.
2019. Key engineering materials, 809, 266–273. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.809.266
Virtual process chain of sheet molding compound: Development, validation and perspectives.
Görthofer, J.; Meyer, N.; Pallicity, T. D.; Schöttl, L.; Trauth, A.; Schemmann, M.; Hohberg, M.; Pinter, P.; Elsner, P.; Henning, F.; Hrymak, A.; Seelig, T.; Weidenmann, K.; Kärger, L.; Böhlke, T.
2019. Composites / B, 169, 133–147. doi:10.1016/j.compositesb.2019.04.001
Process comparison on the microstructure and mechanical properties of fiber-reinforced polyphenylene sulfide using MuCell technology.
Lohr, C.; Beck, B.; Henning, F.; Weidenmann, K. A.; Elsner, P.
2018. Journal of reinforced plastics and composites, 37 (15), 1020–1034. doi:10.1177/0731684418777120
Comparison of filler-dependent mechanical properties of jute fiber reinforced sheet and bulk molding compound.
Lautenschläger, M. I.; Mayer, L.; Gebauer, J.; Weidenmann, K. A.; Henning, F.; Elsner, P.
2018. Hospital physician, 203, 960–967. doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2017.09.100
Influence of the manufacturing process (comparison MuCell and Direct-LFT) of foamed and fiber reinforced polymer sandwich structures on the fiber length.
Lohr, C.; Menrath, A.; Elsner, P.; Weidenmann, K. A.
2017. 21st Symposium on Composites, 2017; Bremen; Germany; 5 July 2017 through 7 July 2017. Ed.: A. S. Herrmann, 38–45, Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Zürich. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.742.38
Material selection for CFRP-aluminium-foam-sandwiches manufactured by a PUR spraying process.
Rupp, P.; Elsner, P.; Weidenmann, K. A.
2017. 21st Symposium on Composites, 2017; Bremen; Germany; 5 July 2017 through 7 July 2017, 317–324, Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Zürich. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.742.317
Rigidity and damage evolution of long fibre reinforced polypropylene made by direct processing route (LFT-D).
Weidenmann, K. A.; Dietrich, S.; Grigo, M.; Elsner, P.
2017. 21st Symposium on Composites, 2017; Bremen; Germany; 5 July 2017 through 7 July 2017. Ed.: A. S. Herrmann, 3–8, Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Zürich. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.742.3
Delamination fracture toughness of continuous glass-fiber/epoxy composites for structural applications.
Treber, D.; Haspel, B.; Elsner, P.; Weidenmann, K. A.
2016. International journal of plastics technology, 21 (1), 39–54. doi:10.1007/s12588-016-9168-x
Optimization of PLA compounds using novel nucleating agents and plasticizers.
Moser, K.; Schmitt, M.; Holzer, A.; Bergmann, B.; Diemert, J.; Elsner, P.
2016. Proceedings of the Regional Conference Graz 2015 : Polymer Processing Society PPS: Conference Papers ; 21-25 September 2015, Graz, Austria. Ed. : C. H. Holzer, Art. Nr.: 060006, AIP Publishing, Melville (NY). doi:10.1063/1.4965527
Process and mold development of direct long fiber reinforced foam injection molding on the example of polycarbonate and glasfibers.
Lohr, C.; Menrath, A.; Elsner, P.; Weidenmann, K. A.
2016. Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM17), München, Germany, 26.-30.06.2016, European Society for Composite Materials (ESCM), Aachen
Analysis of Fiber Orientation, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of specimens made from Fiber-reinforced ABS Manufactured by Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF).
Weidenmann, K. A.; Baumann, S.; Pinter, P.; Elsner, P.
2016. 17th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM17), Munich, Germany, 26.-30. Juni 2016, European Society for Composite Materials (ESCM), Aachen
Measurement of Sub-Surface Core Damage in Sandwich Structures Using In-situ Hertzian Indentation During X-ray Computed Tomography.
Dietrich, S.; Koch, M.; Elsner, P.; Weidenmann, K. A.
2014. Experimental Mechanics, 54 (8), 1385–1393. doi:10.1007/s11340-014-9902-2
Characterization of the interfacial shear strength of glass-fiber reinforced polymers made from novel RTM processes.
Haspel, B.; Hoffmann, C.; Elsner, P.; Weidenmann, K. A.
2016. International journal of plastics technology, 19 (2), 333–346. doi:10.1007/s12588-015-9122-3
3D tomographic characterization of sandwich structures.
Dietrich, S.; Weidenmann, K.; Elsner, P.
2014. NDT & E International, 62, 77–84. doi:10.1016/j.ndteint.2013.12.001
Einfluss von Glasfaserlänge und Glasfasergehalt auf die mechanischen Eigenschaften von langglasfaserverstärktem Polyurethan.
Kuppinger, J.; Weidenmann, K.; Kordick, M.; Wafzig, F.; Henning, F.; Elsner, P.
2010. Zeitschrift Kunststofftechnik / Journal of Plastics Technology, 2010 (5), 205–227
Kugeleinschlagversuche an Sandwich-Strukturen bei geringen Stoßkörpermassen.
Dietrich, S.; Kuppinger, J.; Elsner, P.; Weidenmann, K.
2010. Materials testing, 52 (11-12), 765–770
Untersuchung des Einflusses verschiedener Prozessbedingungen, Fasergewichtsanteile und Faserlängen auf die Faserorientierung im Polyurethan Fasersprühprozess.
Kuppinger, J.; Wafzig, F.; Henning, F.; Weidenmann, K. A.; Haspel, B.; Elsner, P.
2011. Zeitschrift Kunststofftechnik / Journal of Plastics Technology, 7 (2), 45–65
Charakterisierung des Compression RTM Prozesses zur Produktion von endlosfaserverstärkten Verbundwerkstoffen.
Haspel, B.; Chaudhari, R.; Weidenmann, K. A.; Henning, F.; Elsner, P.
2011. Tagungsband zum 18. Symposium Verbundwerkstoffe und Werkstoffverbunde - Chemnitz, 30.03. bis 01.04.2011. Hrsg.: B. Wielage, 227–232, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz
Prüfung und Modellierung von Sandwichstrukturen aus dem Deckschicht-Sprühprozess.
Dietrich, S.; Weidenmann, K. A.; Kuppinger, J.; Elsner, P.
2011. Tagungsband zum 18. Symposium Verbundwerkstoffe und Werkstoffverbunde - Chemnitz, 30.03. bis 01.04.2011. Hrsg.: B. Wielage, 492–498, TU Chemnitz, Chemnitz