Journal Papers

  • M. Brod, A. Dean, R. Rolfes (2021): Numerical Life Prediction of Unidirectional Fiber Composites under Block Loading Conditions using a Progressive Fatigue Damage ModelInternational Journal of Fatigue, 2021, 106159
  • M. Brod, A. Dean, S. Scheffler, C. Gerendt, R. Rolfes (2020): Numerical Modeling and Experimental Validation of Fatigue Damage in Cross-Ply CFRP Composites under Inhomogeneous Stress StatesComposites Part B: Engineering, 2020, 108050
  • G. Just, I. Koch, M. Brod, E. Jansen, M. Gude, R. Rolfes (2019): Influence of Reversed Fatigue Loading on Damage Evolution of Cross-Ply Carbon Fibre CompositesMaterials 2019, 12(7), 1153
  • I. Koch, G. Just, M. Brod, J. Chen, A. Doblies, A. Dean, M. Gude, R. Rolfes, C. Hopmann, B. Fiedler (2019): Evaluation and Modeling of the Fatigue Damage Behavior of Polymer Composites at Reversed Cyclic LoadingMaterials 2019, 12(11), 1727
  • M. Brod, G. Just, A. Dean, E. Jansen, I. Koch, R. Rolfes, M. Gude (2019): Numerical modelling and simulation of fatigue damage in carbon fibre reinforced plastics at different stress ratiosThin-Walled Structures, (139), p. 219-231
  • M. Bishara, P. Horst, H. Madhusoodanan, M. Brod, B. Daum and R. Rolfes (2018): A Structural Design Concept for a Multi-Shell Blended Wing Body with Laminar Flow ControlEnergies 2018, 11(2), 383


  • M. Brod, A. Dean, R. Rolfes (2019): An energy-based model for the fatigue analysis of fiber reinforced composite structures under load reversalsReview of Aeronautical Fatigue Investigations in Germany during the Period April 2017 to March 2019, 36th Conference & 30th Symposium of the International Committee on Aeronautical Fatigue and Structural Integrity (ICAF), Krakow, Poland
  • M. Brod, A. Dean, S. Scheffler, G. Just, I. Koch, R. Rolfes, M. Gude (2019): Experimental Investigation and Numerical Simulation of Fatigue Damage in CFRP Composites under Complex Stress States7th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on the Mechanical Response of Composites (COMPOSITES 2019), Girona, Spain
  • M. Brod, G. Just, E. Jansen, I. Koch, R. Rolfes and M. Gude (2018): Layer-based fatigue damage modelling and experimental validation for carbon fibre reinforced plastics under different stress ratios.6th European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCOMAS), Glasgow, UK
  • M. Brod, G. Just, E. Jansen, I. Koch, R. Rolfes and M. Gude (2018): Simulation of the fatigue damage behavior of carbon composites under consideration of manufacturing induced residual stresses7th International Conference on Fatigue of Composites (ICFC 7), Vicenza, Italy


  • M. Brod, C. Gerendt, A. Dean, R. Rolfes (2019): Modeling and Simulation of Fatigue Damage behavior in Carbon Composites under Tension-Compression Load ReversalsCCeV-Thementag „Ermüdung und strukturelle Integrität von Composites“, St. Valentin, Austria
  • A. Dean, H. Madhusoodanan, C. Gerendt, M. Brod, E. Jansen & R. Rolfes (2018) (2018): Applications of a physically based fatigue damage model for composite and hybrid structures.FULLCOMP Workshop 2018, Bordeaux, France