Bastian Schäfer Bastian Schäfer

M.Sc. Bastian Schäfer

Research Focus

  • Forming Simulation of continuous-fibre reinforced composite components
  • Development of a 3D-Solid-Shell-User-Element for describing the compaction behaviour during forming


A hyperelastic material model considering biaxial coupling of tension–compression and shear for the forming simulation of woven fabrics
Schäfer, F.; Werner, H. O.; Henning, F.; Kärger, L.
2023. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 165, Art.-Nr.: 107323. doi:10.1016/j.compositesa.2022.107323
A unit-cell mesoscale modelling of biaxial non-crimp-fabric based on a hyperelastic approach
Zheng, R.; Schäfer, B.; Platzer, A.; Colmars, J.; Naim, N.; Boisse, P.
2023. Material Forming. Ed.: L. Madej, 285–292, Materials Research Forum LLC. doi:10.21741/9781644902479-31
Investigation of the compaction behavior of uni- and bidirectional non-crimp fabrics
Schäfer, B.; Zheng, R.; Philippe, B.; Kärger, L.
2023. Material Forming. Ed.: L. Madej, 331–338, Materials Research Forum LLC. doi:10.21741/9781644902479-36
Investigation of the Membrane Behavior of UD-NCF in Macroscopic Forming Simulations
Schäfer, B.; Haas, S.; Boisse, P.; Kärger, L.
2022. Key Engineering Materials, 926, 1413–1422. doi:10.4028/p-2977b4
Prediction of forming effects in UD-NCF by macroscopic forming simulation – Capabilities and limitations
Kärger, L.; Galkin, S.; Kunze, E.; Gude, M.; Schäfer, B.
2021. ESAFORM 2021 - 24th International Conference on Material Forming, ULiège Library. doi:10.25518/esaform21.355
Potential and challenges of a solid-shell element for the macroscopic forming simulation of engineering textiles
Schäfer, B.; Dörr, D.; Kärger, L.
2021. ESAFORM 2021 - 24th International Conference on Material Forming, ULiège Library. doi:10.25518/esaform21.883
Material modelling of fabric deformation in forming simulation of fiber-metal laminates - A review on modelling fabric coupling mechanisms
Werner, H. O.; Schäfer, F.; Henning, F.; Kärger, L.
2021. ESAFORM 2021: 24th International Conference on Material Forming, 14-16 April, online, Art.-Nr.: 2056, Université de Liège. doi:10.25518/esaform21.2056
Manufacturing uncertainties and resulting robustness of optimized patch positions on continuous-discontinuous fiber reinforced polymer structures
Fengler, B.; Schäferling, M.; Schäfer, B.; Bretz, L.; Lanza, G.; Häfner, B.; Hrymak, A.; Kärger, L.
2019. Hospital physician, 213, 47–57. doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.01.063
Advanced Macroscopic Modelling Approaches for FE Composite Forming Simulation Using Abaqus
Dörr, D.; Poppe, C.; Zimmerling, C.; Krauß, C.; Schäfer, B.; Henning, F.; Kärger, L.
2018. SIMULIA Regional User Meeting (2018), Hanau, Germany, December 4, 2018