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Prof. Folker H. WITTMANN

    Last name
Wittmann
Title
Prof
First name
Folker
Tel.
0049 761 881 86 50
Country
Germany
E-mail
wittmann@aedificat.de
Organization
Aedificat Institute Freiburg, Germany
and Qingdao Technological University, China
Address
Schlierbergstr. 80, D-79100 Freiburg, Germany
Brief Curriculum Vitae
1936, April 20
Born in Karlsruhe, Germany, son of Afred Wittmann and Angela Wittmann, born Eder
1942 - 1946
Elementary school in Berghausen near Karlsruhe
1946 - 1955
High school at Karlsruhe (Markgrafen-Gymnasium Karlsruhe-Durlach)
1955 - 1958
Undergraduate studies in Physics and Mathematics at Karlsruhe University (TH), Karlsruhe
1958 - 1961
Graduate studies in physics at Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich (LMU); Diploma Thesis on optics
1961 - 1965
PhD-studies in nuclear physics at Munich University of Technology (TUM), Munich; PhD Thesis on Mößbauer Effekt
1965 -1 976
Head of Laboratory for Physics of Building Materials of the Institute for Concrete Structures (Massivbau), at Munich University of Technology, Munich
1969
Habilitation for Physics of Building Materials at the Department of Civil Engineering of Munich University of Technology
1976 - 1980
Professor for Building Materials Science at Delft University of Technology and Head of the Laboratory for Building Materials, Delft, The Netherlands
1980 - 1988
Professor for Building Materials Science and Head of the Building Materials Testing Laboratory at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (Ecole Polytéchnique Fédérale de Lausanne, (EPFL)) Lausanne, Switzerland
1988 - 2001
Professor for Building Materials, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland
2001 -
Director of Aedificat Institute Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
2002 -
Professor and Head of the Centre for Durability and Sustainability Studies at Qingdao Technological University, Qingdao, China
Research interests related to the TDC
 
Chloride penetration into concrete
Concrete durability under combined mechanical and environmental loads
 
I intend to co-operate primarily in the following group during the initial phase:
X Group Acontributing to the literature review
Relevant Publications
1.        F. H. Wittmann and J. Zaitsev, Behavior of hardened cement paste and concrete under high sustained load, Proc. Int. Conf. on Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Kyoto, Japan, Aug. 15-20, 1971, Vol. IV, 84-95 (1971)
2.        B. Zech and F. H. Wittmann, Variability and mean value of strength of concrete as function of load, J. Amer. Concr. Inst. 77, 358-362 (1980)
3.        F. H. Wittmann and P. E. Roelfstra, Total deformation of loaded drying concrete, Cem. Concr. Res. 10, 601-610 (1980)
4.        H. Mihashi and F. H. Wittmann, Stochastic approach to study the influence of rate of loading on strength of concrete, Heron (The Netherlands) 25, No 3 (1980)
5.        H. Mihashi and F. H. Wittmann, Probabilistic concept to describe the influence of rate of loading on strength of concrete, Transactions 6th Int. Conf. on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology (SMiRT 6), Paris, Vol. J(b), Paper J6/4 (1981)
6.        F. H. Wittmann and T. Boulahdour, Variability of resistance of concrete slabs under impact load, Transactions 6th Int. Conf. on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology (SMiRT 6), Paris Vol. J(b), Paper J7/2 (1981)
7.        F. H. Wittmann, Yium-Yuan Huang, P. E. Roelfstra, H. Mihashi, N. Nomura, and Xin-Hua Zhang, Influence of age of loading, water-cement ratio, and rate of loading on fracture energy of concrete, Mater. Struct. 20, 103-110 (1987)
8.        E. Brühwiler, F.H. Wittmann, and K. Rokugo, Influence of rate of loading on fracture energy and strain softening of concrete, Transactions of the 9th International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology, SMiRT- 9, Vol. H, F. H. Wittmann, editor, A. A. Balkema, Rotterdam/Boston, pp. 25-33 (1987)
9.        E. Brühwiler and F. H. Wittmann, Failure of dam concrete subjected to seismic loading conditions, Eng. Fracture Mechanics 35, 565-571 (1990)
10.    H. Sadouki and F. H. Wittmann, Damage in a composite materials under combined mechanical and hygral load, Lecture Notes in Physics, Continuous and Discontinuous Modelling of Cohesive Frictional Materials, Springer Verlag, pp. 293-307 (2001)
11.    H. Sadouki and F. H. Wittmann, Numerical investigations of damage in cementitious composites under combined drying shrinkage and mechanical load, Proc. 4th Int. Conf. on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete Structures (FRAMCOS 4), R. de Borst, J. Mazars, G. Pijaudier-Cabot, and J.G.M. van Mier, Herausgeber, Balkema Publishers, pp. 95-98 (2001)
12.    F. H. Wittmann, T. Zhao, and H. Zhan, Establishment of an Effective Chloride Barrier by Water Repellent Impregnation, Proc. Int. Workshop on Durability of Reinforced Concrete under Combined Mechanical and Climatic Loads (CMCL), T. Zhao, F. H. Wittmann, and T. Ueda, editors, Aedificatio Publishers, pp. 161-168 (2005)
13.    T. Zhao, X. Mao, and F. H. Wittmann, Optimizing Strain Hardening Cement-based Composites (SHCC) with respect to Crack Width, Proc. Int. Workshop on Durability of Reinforced Concrete under Combined Mechanical and Climatic Loads (CMCL), T. Zhao, F. H. Wittmann, and T. Ueda, editors, Aedificatio Publishers, pp. 225-230 (2005)
14.    F. H. Wittmann, P. Zhang, and T. Zhao, Influence of combined environmental loads on durability of reinforced concrete structures Int. J. Restoration of Buildings and Monuments 12 (4) 349-362 (2006)
15.    F. H. Wittmann, P. Zhang, and T. Zhao, Rate of Deterioration Processes under Combined Mechanical and Environmental Loads, Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. Lifetime Oriented Design Concepts, Bochum, Germany (2007)
16.    F. H. Wittmann, P. Guo, and T. Zhao, Shrinkage, crack formation and chloride penetration into cracked concrete elements, Proc. Hokkaido University COE Workshop on Durability of Reinforced Concrete under Combined Mechanical and Climatic Loads, 2nd CMCL, pp. 1-12 (2008)
17.    F. H. Wittmann, Durability under combined loads, Chapter 6 of State-of-the-art report Durability of Strain-hardening Fibre-reinforced Cement-based Composites, RILEM TC HFC, SC 2, P. A. G. van Zijl and F. H. Wittmann, editors, (2009)
18.    F. H. Wittmann, Deterioration of reinforced concrete structures under combined mechanical and environmental loads, Handbook of Concrete Durability, (in memory of Ha-Won Song), S.-K. Kim and K. Y. Ann, editors, Middleton Publishing Inc. (2010) pp.429-446
19.    F. H. Wittmann, T. Zhao, P. Zhang, F. Jiang, Service life of reinforced concrete structures under combined mechanical and environmental loads, Proc. 2nd Int. Symposium on Service Life Design for Infrastructure, K. van Breugel, G. Ye, and Y. Yuan, editors, PRO 70, RILEM Publications S.A.R.L, Proceedings, (2010) 91-98
20.    T. Zhao, F. Jiang, P. Zhang, F. H. Wittmann, Durability and service life under combined mechanical and environmental loads, Proc. 13th Int. Conf. on Structural Faults and Repair - 2010, M. C. Forde, editor, CD, ISBN: 0-947664-67-9 (2010)
21.    F. H. Wittmann, Durability under combined loads, in G. P. A. G. van Zijl and F. H. Wittmann, editors, Durability of Strain-hardening Fibre-reinforced cement-based Composites (SHCC) Springer (2011) pp. 73-80