TU BRAUNSCHWEIG

 

Name: Carsten Siemers

Address: Institut für Werkstoffe
              Langer Kamp 8
              D-38106 Braunschweig

Room: 113

Phone: +49 531 391-3073

Fax.: +49 531 391-3058

Email: c.siemers@tu-bs.de

ResearchGate Profile

 

1. Focus of Research: Titanium and Titanium Alloys

Head of the Research Group Titanium and Titanium Alloys

1.1 Research Porjects

IGF 19708 (May 2018 - November 2020): Development of an Aluminium and Vanadium-free Titanium Alloy based on CP-Titanium (Coordinator, Researcher). For further infromation please click <here>.

IGF 18116 N (April 2014 - September 2017): Analyses of the metastable β-Titanium Alloy Ti13Nb13Zr (Coordinator, Principal Researcher). For further information please click <here>

IGF 16841 N (March 2012 - September 2014): Optimisation of Machining Operations for the Titanium Alloy Ti 15Mo for Medical Applications (Coordinator, Principal Researcher). For further information please click <here>

IGF 16112 N (June 2009 - June 2012): Development of a Ductile, Castable and Free-machining Titanium Alloy (Coordinator, Principal Researcher).  For further information please click <here>

IGF 253 ZN (April 2007 - December 2009): Analyses of the Microstructure-Properties-Relationship of a new Free-machining Titanium Alloy (Coordinatior, Principal Reseracher). For further information please click <here>

 

 

PITN-GA-2008-211536 (September 2008 - August 2012): 7th Framework Programme of the European Union, section PEOPLE, Initial Training Networks, project MaMiNa: Macro, Micro and Nano Aspects of Machining (Coordinator, Pricipal Reseracher). For further information please click <here>

HPRN-CT-2002-00198 (Dezember 2002 - November 2006): 5th Framework Programme of the European Union, Marie-Curie-Actions, Research Training Networks, project DeFINo: Deformation and Fracture Instabilities in Novel Materials and Processes (Scientist in Charge).  For further information please click <here>

 

RO 2102/1-6 (1998 - 2005): Material- and Process Design for High-speed Machining of Titanium and Nickel-base Alloys (Researcher). For further information please click <here>

 

1.2 Publications

My list of publications can be found <here>

An example of my work can be found <here>


2. Teaching

2.1 Lectures

Ceramics (Ceramic Materials) (2,5 CP)

 

2.2 Project Work (8 CP)

Project Work IfW-AMB-MW-I (Bachelor)                                                              

Specialisations:   Mechanical Engineering and Materials Sciences

Topic:                 Development of an oxidations resistant Titanium alloy for
                          applications at elevated temperature

 

Project Work IfW-AMB-MW-II (Bachelor)                                                             

Specialisations:   Automotive Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Materials
                         Sciences

Topic:                Material and process design for a drip tray for jet cutting of
                        agricultural products 

 

Project Work IfW-AMB-MW-II (Bachelor)                                                             

Specialisations:   Mechanical Engineering and Materials Sciences

Topic:                 Investigation of the creep resistance of the two Titanium alloys
                          Ti 6Al 4V and Ti 6Al 2Sn 4Zr 2Mo Si        

 

Project Work IfW-LRT (Bachelor)                                                          

Specialisations: Aerospace Engineering

Topics:             (1)  Micorstructure optimisation for the Titanium alloy Ti-17 applied
                             in a fan blade of a commercial aircraft

                       (2) Investigation of the creep resistance of the two Titanium alloys
                            Ti 6Al 4V and Ti 6Al 2Sn 4Zr 2Mo Si 

                       (3) Microstructure optimisation for the Titanium alloy Ti 6Al 4V
                            applied in a fan blade of a commercial aircraft

 

2.3 Laboratory Courses

Laboratory Course “Analysis of a Technical Failure” (4 CP)
                          (Diploma or Bachelor students)


Laboratory Course “Titanium and Titanium Alloys” (4 CP / 6 CP)
                          (Diploma or Master students)

 

Laboratory Course “Mechanical Engineering” (4 CP)
                          (Diploma students only)

 

Laboratory Course “Aerospace Engineering” – Materials Scientific Part (1 CP)
                          Material Selection for the Wing Leading Edge of a
                          Commercial Aircraft
                          (Diploma or Bachelor students)

 

3. Topics for Bachelor or Master Theses

My research activities in the field of „Advanced and free-machining Metallic Materials” currently focus on the development of enhanced Titanium alloys. Students are very welcome to participate. A general overview about latest topics can be found <here>. If you are interested to work in the field of free-machining Titanium alloys, please contact me or come to my office. We can discuss further collaborations while having Earl Grey tea.

 

 


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