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David Forster

M. Sc.

Scientific Staff
Institute for Structural Mechanics

Contact

Pfaffenwaldring 7
70550 Stuttgart
Deutschland
Room: 1.122

Vita

  • 1993: Born in Lauingen an der Donau
  • 2012: Abitur at the Margarete-Steiff-Gymnasium, Giengen an der Brenz
  • 20122014: Federal volunteer service at the Bavarian Red Cross, ambulance service
  • 20142017: Bachelor’s programme civil engineering at the University of Stuttgart
  • 20152016: Working student at DEKRA Automobil GmbH
  • 20162017: Semester abroad at the University of Calgary, Canada
  • 20172019: Master’s programme civil engineering at the University of Stuttgart
  • 2017: Admission to the German Academic Scholarship Foundation
  • 20172019: Working student at Werner Sobek Stuttgart
  • Since 2019: Scientific staff at the Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart

Articles in journals

  1. Gil Pérez, M., Zechmeister, C., Kannenberg, F., Mindermann, P., Balangé, L., Guo, Y., Hügle, S., Gienger, A., Forster, D., Bischoff, M., Tarín, C., Middendorf, P., Schwieger, V., Gresser, G. T., Menges, A., & Knippers, J. (2022). Computational co-design framework for coreless wound fibre–polymer composite structures. Journal of Computational Design and Engineering, 9(2), 310--329. https://doi.org/10.1093/jcde/qwab081
  2. Oesterle, B., Geiger, F., Forster, D., Fröhlich, M., & Bischoff, M. (2022). A study on the approximation power of NURBS and the significance of exact geometry in isogeometric pre-buckling analyses of shells. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 397(115144), Article 115144. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cma.2022.115144

Bachelor and Master Thesis

  1. Forster, D. (2019). Entwicklung einer Methode zur optimierten Platzierung von Aktoren in adaptiven Tragwerken. Masterarbeit 19/17. Betreuer: Jan Gade und Florian Geiger. Institut für Baustatik und Baudynamik, Universität Stuttgart.
  2. Forster, D. (2017). Festigkeitseinfluss der Querlagendicke bei Rollschubbeanspruchung von Brettsperrholzelementen aus Fichtenholz. Bachelorarbeit. Betreuer: Dr. Simon Aicher, Institut für Werkstoffe im Bauwesen, MPA.

Presentations

Bastian Oesterle, Florian Geiger, David Forster, Manuel Fröhlich, Manfred Bischoff. A study on the approximation power of NURBS and the significance of exact geometry in isogeometric pre-buckling analyses of shells. Isogeometric Analysis 2022 (IGA 2022), Banff, Canada, November 06–09, 2022.

David Forster, Malte von Scheven, Manfred Bischoff. Optimization of Beam and Truss Structures Using Alternative Performance Indicators. 9th GACM Colloquium on Computational Mechanics (GACM 2022), Essen, Germany, September 21–23, 2022.

David Forster, Malte von Scheven, Manfred Bischoff. Multigrid Methods for Real-time Structural Feedback. 6th ECCOMAS Young Investigators Conference (YIC 2021), Valencia, Spain (Virtual Congress), July 7–9, 2021.

Teaching

  • Computerorientierte Methoden für Kontinua und Flächentragwerke (M.Sc.), winter term 2019/2020
  • Baustatik (B.Sc.), summer terms 2020, 2021 and winter terms 2020/2021, 2021/2022
  • Nichtlineare Baustatik (B.Sc.), summer term 2022

Supervision of Theses

  1. Adnan Ali Imran. Material Modeling and Simulation of Wood for Anchoring Applications (22/09). Master Thesis. Supervisor: David Forster und Vincent de Groof (Hilti AG, Liechtenstein). Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2022.
  1. Jonas Neuscheler. Identifikation und Verarbeitung von statischen Systemen mit neuronalen Netzen (22/10). Bachelor Thesis. Supervisor: David Forster und Sami Bidier (str.ucture). Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2022.
  2. Henrik Jakob. Analyse der Schalenstrukturen von Heinz Isler (21/03). Bachelor Thesis. Supervisor: David Forster. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2021.
  3. Nawras Alsayed. Tragverhalten von Bogenbrücken mit aufgeständerter Fahrbahn (21/12). Bachelor Thesis. Supervisor: David Forster. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2021.
  4. Maximilian Mahler. Stabilitätsuntersuchungen von Schalen (21/17). Bachelor Thesis. Supervisor: David Forster. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2021.
  5. Lars Greinert. Verformungsuntersuchungen bei Querschnittsschwächungen (20/14). Bachelor Thesis. Supervisor: David Forster und Frédéric Hilchenbach (f2k ingenieure gmbh). Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2020.
  1. Thomas Stegmeyer. Statische Untersuchung von Fahrradrahmen (22/04). Project Thesis. Supervisor: David Forster. Institute for Structural Mechanics, University of Stuttgart. 2022.
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