Publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals

2013

Ribeiro, D., Calçada, R., Delgado, R., Brehm, M. and Zabel, V.: Finite element model calibration of a railway vehicle based on experimental modal parameters, Vehicle System Dynamics: International Journal of Vehicle Mechanics and Mobility, 2013. doi:10.1080/00423114.2013.778416

Brehm, M., Zabel, V. and Bucher, C.: Optimal reference sensor positions using output-only vibration test data, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 41(1-2):196-225, 2013. doi:10.1016/j.ymssp.2013.06.039

2012

Ribeiro, D., Calçada, R., Delgado, R., Brehm, M. and Zabel, V.: Finite element model updating of a bowstring-arch railway bridge based on experimental modal parameters, Engineering Structures, 40:413-435, 2012. doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2012.03.013

2010

Brehm, M., Zabel, V. and Bucher, C.: An automatic mode pairing strategy using an enhanced modal assurance criterion based on modal strain energies, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 329(25):5375-5392, December 2010. doi:10.1016/j.jsv.2010.07.006

2008

Zabel, V. and Brehm, M.: Das dynamische Verhalten von Eisenbahnbrücken mit kurzer Spannweite - numerische und experimentelle Untersuchungen. Bauingenieur. D-A-CH-Mitteilungsblatt, 83:S9-S14 März 2008.

Publications in non-peer-reviewed journals

2013

Ribeiro, D., Calçada, R., Delgado, R., Brehm, M. and Zabel, V.: Model calibration of a railway vehicle, RDO-Journal, dynardo GmbH, 2:19-29, 2013.

Contributions to books

2010

Bucher, C., Brehm, M. and Bolt, H.: Framework for assessment and life extension of existing structures and industrial plants, In Safety and Reliability of Industrial Products, Systems and Structures (editor Carlos Guedes Soares), pp. 53-62. , CRC Press, 2010.

Lectures

2014

Brehm, M.: Vibration-based virtual testing - an interdisciplinary task. given within the BATir seminar series at Univerité libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. February, 2014.

2013

Brehm, M.: Design of damage indicators for vibration-based Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) Systems. invited by Prof. Rui Calçada and Dr. Diogo Ribeiro, Department of Civil Engineering, FEUP, Portugal. March, 2013. [ abstract ]

PhD Thesis

Brehm, M.: Vibration-based model updating: Reduction and quantification of uncertainties. Dissertation. ISM-Bericht 1/2011. Institute of Structural Mechanics, Bauhaus University Weimar. 2011. ISSN: 1610-7381. http://e-pub.uni-weimar.de/volltexte/2011/1555/ or DirectLink

Publications in proceedings

2018

Brehm, M., Lang, F., and Frick, A.: Ergebnisse einer Umfrage zur ganzheitlichen Entwicklung von Kunststoffbauteilen. In Proceedings of 4th NAFEMS DACH-conference, May 14 - 16, Bamberg, Germany, 2018.

Brehm, M., Lang, F., Frick, A., and Boßler, R.: Numerische Simulation einer Ringschnappverbindung aus Kunststoff mit Fokus auf die Wahl eines geeigneten Werkstoffmodells. In Proceedings of 4th NAFEMS DACH-conference, May 14 - 16, Bamberg, Germany, 2018.

Brehm, M., Burckardt, S., and Merkle, S.: Numerische Simulation des Berstens von Druckbehältern zur Auslegung von Prüfkammern. In Proceedings of 4th NAFEMS DACH-conference, May 14 - 16, Bamberg, Germany, 2018.

2016

Brehm, M.: Optimierung des Anpressdruckes für KT-Pressen. (Optimization of contact pressure of a short-cycle press) In Proceedings of 3rd NAFEMS DACH-conference, April 25 - 27, Bamberg, Germany, 2016.

2014

Brehm, M., and Deraemaeker, A.: Assessment of damage indicators for Structural Health Monitoring using a probabilistic framework. In Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Structural Dynamics (EURODYN), June 30 - July 2, Porto, Portugal, 2014.

Brehm, M., and Deraemaeker, A.: An efficient method for the quantification of the frequency domain statistical properties of short response time series of dynamic systems. In Proceedings of IMAC-XXXII Conference & Exposition on Structural Dynamics, February 3-6, Orlando, USA, 2014.

2013

Brehm, M., Massart T. J. and Deraemaeker, A.: Modeling of concrete cracking for the design of SHM systems: comparison of implicit gradient damage models and simplified linear representations. In Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures (FraMCoS), March 10-14, Toledo, Spain, 2013.

2012

Brehm, M., Massart T. J. and Deraemaeker, A.: Application of an updated notched beam model using an implicit gradient cracking approach for the purpose of damage detection based on dynamic strains. In Proceedings of ISMA conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, September 17-19, Leuven, Belgium, 2012.

Brehm, M., Massart T. J. and Deraemaeker, A.: Towards a more realistic representation of concrete cracking for the design of SHM systems: updating and uncertainty evaluation of implicit gradient cracking models. In Proceedings of 6th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, July 3-6, Dresden, Deutschland, 2012.

Zabel, V., Brehm, M. and Marwitz, S. J.: Optimale Positionierung von Referenzsensoren bei der experimentellen Modalanalyse. In Proceedings of VDI-Baudynamik-Tagung, Kassel, Deutschland, April 2012.

2011

Zabel, V., Brehm, M., Ahmad, S. and De Roeck, G.: Experimental and numerical investigations of the global dynamic behaviour of a steel railway bridge. In Proceedings of D-A-CH Tagung 2011, Erdbebeningenieurwesen und Baudynamik (ed. Carsten Könke). Deutsche Gesellschaft für Erdbebeningenieurwesen und Baudynamik e.V., Hannover, Germany, pp. 297 - 308, September, 2011.

Brehm, M., Zabel, V. and Bucher, C.: Optimal reference sensor placement within roving setup configurations. In Proceedings of Eighth International Conference on Structural Dynamics (EURODYN), Leuven, Belgium, July 4 - July 6, 2011.

Ahmad, S., Zabel, V. and Brehm, M.: Vibration-based detection of structural damage in a railway bridge - a comparative study. In Proceedings of Eighth International Conference on Structural Dynamics (EURODYN), Leuven, Belgium, July 4 - July 6, 2011.

2010

Zabel, V. Brehm, M., and Nikulla, S. : The influence of temperature varying material parameters on the dynamic behavior of short span railway bridges. In Proceedings of International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering ISMA, September 20-22, Leuven, Belgium, 2010.

Zabel, V. and Brehm, M.: Algorithms for vibration-based structural identification and damage detection. In Proceedings of XIIth Bilateral German/Czech Symposium Experimental methods and numerical simulation in engineering sciences, Bremen, Germany, June 30 - July 3, 2010.

2009

De Roeck, G., Zabel, V., Brehm, M., Liu, K. and Reynders, E.: Algorithms for structural identification and damage detection of steel-concrete composite bridges. In Proceedings of Final Workshop DETAILS: DEsign for optimal performance of high-speed rAILway bridges by enhanced monitoring systems, Lucca, Italy, December 9-11 2009.

Ribeiro, D., Calçada, R., Delgado,R., Brehm, M. and Zabel, V.: Numerical and experimental assessment of the modal parameters of a bowstring arch railway bridge. In Proc. of Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures (EVACES), Wroclaw, Poland, October 14-16, 2009

Brehm, M., Zabel, V. and Ribeiro, D.: An Automatic Mode Tracking Strategy for Model Updating Using the Modal Assurance Criterion and Modal Strain Energies. In Proc. of 18th International Conference on the Applications of Computer Science and Mathematics in Architecture and Civil Engineering, Weimar, Germany, 7-9 July, 2009.

Brehm, M., Zabel, V. and Cantieni, R.: Modellanpassung einer Eisenbahnbrücke für den Hochgeschwindigkeitsverkehr. In Proc. 3. VDI Fachtagung Baudynamik, Kassel, Deutschland, 14.-15. Mai, 2009.

Brehm, M., Zabel, V. and Unger, J. F.: Stochastic model updating using perturbation methods in combination with neural network estimations. In Proc.IMAC XXVII A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, Orlando, Florida, USA, February 9-12 , 2009.

Zabel, V. and Brehm, M.: Stochastic Model Updating methods - a comparative study. In Proc. of IMAC XXVII A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, Orlando, Florida, USA, February 9-12 , 2009.

2008

Zabel, V. and Brehm, M.: System identification of high-speed railway bridges. In Proc. of Weimar Optimization and Stochastic Days 5.0, Weimar, Germany, November 20-21, 2008.

Zabel, V. and Brehm, M. : Dynamic testing and numerical modelling of a typical short span high-speed railway bridge. In Proc. of 4th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety, and Management (IABMAS), Seoul, Korea. July 13-17, 2008. doi: 10.1201/9781439828434.ch78

Brehm, M. and Zabel, V.: Comparison of modal and wavelet based damage indicators. In Proc. of ISMA2008, Leuven, Belgium, September 15-17, 2008.

Rauert, T., Hoffmeister, B., Cantieni, R., Brehm, M. , and Zabel, V.: Experimental modal analysis of a twin composite filler beam railway bridge for high-speed trains with continuous ballast. In Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety, and Management (IABMAS), Seoul, Korea, July 13-17 2008.

Cantieni, R., Brehm, M., Zabel, V., Rauert, T. and Hoffmeister, B.: Ambient Testing and Model Updating of a Filler Beam Bridge for High-Speed Trains. In Proc. of EURODYN2008, July 7-9, 2008, Southampton, GB.

Cantieni, R., Brehm, M., Zabel, V., Rauert, T., Hoffmeister, B.: Ambient Testing and Model Updating of a Bridge for High-Speed Trains. In Proceedings of IMAC-XXVI, February 4-7, 2008, Orlando, Florida USA
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2007

Zabel, V., Brehm, M., and Bucher, C.: Seasonal changes of the dynamics of railway bridges with steel girders embedded in concrete. In Proceedings of Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures (EVACES'07), Porto, Portugal, October 24-26 2007.

Brehm, M.: Numerical Differentiation and Integration of Normal Distributed Random Discrete Functions. In Proceedings of ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. (COMPDYN), M. Papadrakakis, D.C. Charmpis, N.D. Lagaros, Y. Tsompanakis (eds.), June 13-16, 2007, Rethymno, Crete, Greece
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2006

Brehm, M. and Bucher, C..: Reliability of Wavelet Packet System Identification. In Proceedings of III European Conference on Computational Mechanics - Solids, Structures and Couples Problems in Engineering. (ECCM), C.A. Mota Soares et al (eds.), June 5-8, 2006, Lisbon, Portugal
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Brehm, M.: Wavelet Packet System Identification. 3rd PhD Workshop Brno-Prague-Weimar, April 28-29 2006, Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany
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2005

Brehm, M. and Bolt, H.: Framework for Assessment and Life Extension of Structures and Industrial Plants. Proceedings of SAMCO Summer Academy 2005, Zell am See, Austria, September 5-9, 2005
[Abstract] [Full paper]

Zabel, V. and Brehm, M.: Wavelet Analysis in Structural Health Monitoring and Damage Detection. Proceedings of SAMCO Summer Academy 2005, Zell am See, Austria, September 5-9, 2005
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Brehm, M., Zabel, V. and Markwardt, K: Applications of Wavelet Packets in System Identification. Proceedings of 76. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik e.V. (GAMM), Université du Luxembourg, March 28 - April 1, 2005
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2004

Brehm, M., Zabel, V. and Markwardt, K: Applications of Biorthogonal Wavelets in System Identification. In P. Neittaanmäki, T.Rossi, K. Majava and O. Pironneau (eds.). Proceedings of the 4th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, Jyväskylä, Finland, July 24-28, 2004
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2003

Brehm, M.: The EAS-Method applied on a four-node plane element with internal iteration to model nonlinear material behaviour. In J. Vrba, Z. Kersner and Petr Frantík (eds.), Book of Abstracts, 2nd PhD Workshop, Brno University of Technology, 20.-22. November 2003, ISBN 80-214-2506-7, First Edition, November 2003
[Abstract]

Brehm, M. and Most, T.: A four-node plane EAS-element for stochastic nonlinear materials.
In K. Gürlebeck, L. Hempel and C. Könke (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on the Applications of Computer Science and Mathematics in Architecture and Civil Engineering 2003, Weimar, Germany, June 10-12, 2003, CD-ROM, ISSN 1611-4086
Republished in "Revitalisierung von Bauwerken", Schriften der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, 115:15-19, 2003, ISBN 386068-205-9
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Brehm, M.: Grenztragfähigkeit von Biegeträgern unter willkürlicher Belastung. In: 14. DASt Forschungskolloquium Stahlbau, Forschungsbericht 1/2003, S.11-12., Stahlbau Verlags- und Service GmbH, Düsseldorf. ISBN 3-923726-96-1
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Project reports

2006

C. Bucher, H. Bolt, M. Brehm, I. Craifaleanu, M. Ebert, M. Holicky, V. Just, A. Kowalski, O. Kübler, A. Lannoy, M. Macke, P. Maia, J. Markova, O. T. Vardal, T. Vrouwenvelder, and J. Williams. State-of-the-art report on assessment and life extension of existing structures and industrial plants. Main Deliverable SAF-D6-0-BUW-01(15), SAFERELNET TN Work Package 6, 2006.
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C. Bucher, H. Bolt, M. Brehm, I. Craifaleanu, M. H. Faber, I. B. Kroon, and G. Sterritt. Document on future needs in "Assessment and life extension of existing structures and industrial plants". Main Deliverable SAF-D6-0-BUW-02(9), SAFERELNET TN Work Package 6, 2006.
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C. Bucher, H. Bolt, M. Brehm, M. H. Faber, S. Gollwitzer, C. G. Soares, J. Sörensen, and T. Vrouwenvelder. Framework document on "Assessment and life extension of existing structures and industrial plants". Main Deliverable SAF-D6-0-BUW-03(14), SAFERELNET TN Work Package 6, 2006.
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