Mechanics, Department System Dynamics and Friction Physics

MSc. Fabian Forsbach

Office C8-4
Building M
Room 247
Address Str. des 17. Juni 135
10623 Berlin

Curriculum Vitae

1991born in Berlin
2011 - 2015bachelor's degree at the TU Berlin: Engineering Science with focus on numerical simulations
2013 - 2015student assistant with research tasks at the Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, TU Berlin
2015 - 2018master's degree at the TU Berlin: Engineering Science with focus on solid mechanics and numerical simulations
2015 - 2016ERASMUS+ programme at the Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
2017 - 2018student assistant with teaching responsibilities at the Institute of Mechanics, TU Berlin
since 2018research assistant at the Department of System Dynamics and Friction Physics, TU Berlin

Research Interests

(Bio-)Contact Mechanics
Method of Dimensionality Reduction (MDR)
Boundary Element Method (BEM)

Supervised Courses

Continuum Mechanics
Contact Mechanics and Friction
Project: Simulation of Tribological Contacts



A two-scale FEM-BAM approach for fingerpad friction under electroadhesion
F. Forsbach, M. Heß, A. Papangelo
Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering 8, 2023




Delamination Buckling in Composite Plates: an Analytical Approach to Predict Delamination Growth
A. Köllner, F. Forsbach, C. Völlmecke
New Achievements in Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics, pp. 241-255, Springer, 2019

Numerical implementation of fretting wear in the framework of the MDR
Q. Li, F. Forsbach, J. Benad
Facta Universitatis, Series: Mechanical Engineering, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 87-93, 2019

Investigation on Dynamic Response of Rubber in Frictional Contact
K. Nakano, K. Kawaguchi, K. Takeshima, Y. Shiraishi, F. Forsbach, J. Benad, M. Popov, V. L. Popov
Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering, vol. 5, art. 9, pp. 1-7, 2019



Wear Analysis of a Heterogeneous Annular Cylinder
Q. Li, F. Forsbach, M. Schuster 1 , D. Pielsticker, V. L. Popov
Lubricants, 6(1), 2018