Program of the 44th MPA-Seminar

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Auditorium 1

 09:00     Welcome     S. Weihe, MPA University of Stuttgart,Germany 

Chairman: S. Weihe, MPA University of Stuttgart, Germany
09:05D. Beckers, G. Graf, S. Donisi, Rosswag GmbH, Pfinztal, GermanyEfficient Parameter Development of New Materials for Additive Manufacturing
09:35R. Herzog, M. Ernsberger, S. Wiers, C. Wurm, M. Schneck, C. Korbmacher, MAN Energy Solutions SE, Oberhausen, GermanyDevelopment and Quality Assurance of Additive Components at MAN Energy Solutions
​10:05A. Harrendorf, SET e.V., Wirtschaftsverband Anlagenbau und Industrieservice, Berlin, Germany​The Potential of German Power Plant Engineering for Climate Protection
10:45 Coffee Break



Chairmen: K. Kimura, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan,S. Weihe, MPA University of Stuttgart, Germany
11:05T. Sambor, Electric Power Research Institute, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Charlotte, USAThe Application of a Nickel Alloy Material to Improve Power Plant Operational Flexibility
11:35A. Shibli, European Technology Development Ltd., Leatherhead, UKCyclic Operation & Benchmarking of Power Plants – Technical & Cost Issue
12:05A. Klenk, MPA University of Stuttgart, K. Metzger, GKM Grosskraftwerk Mannheim AG, Mannheim, GermanyInvestigation on Material Behavior and Condition Assessment to Address Demands in Flexible Power Generation
12:35                                                                     Lunch Break



13:35K. Kimura, K. Sawada, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, JapanCreep Deformation Property of Grade 91 Steel and its Heat-to-Heat Variation
14:05M. Schwienheer, Chair and Institute for Materials Technology, Darmstadt, GermanyChallenges of Creep Rupture Data Assessments Using the Example of a Large Dataset of Grade P91
14:35F. Abe, T. Ohba, H. Miyazaki, Y. Toda, M. Tabuchi, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan​Long-Term Creep Strength and Rupture Ductility of W-Mo-balanced 9Cr Steel
15:05    Coffee Break
15:20F. Rödiger, A. Kopp, T. Steck, R. Hartwig,
F. Kluger, M. Hiller, GE Boiler Deutschland GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
​Qualification of Pressure Part Materials for Advanced Ultra-Supercritical (A-USC) Boilers
​16:10M. Braun, MPA University of Stuttgart,
K. Sawada, K. Kimura, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan




16:30P. Gauder, MPA University of Stuttgart, M. Seidenfuß, Institute for Materials Testing, Materials Science and Strength of Materials (IMWF), University of Stuttgart, GermanyDamage Mechanics Simulations of the Failure Behavior of Specimens with Multiple Flaws
16:55F. Silber, S. Weihe, MPA University of Stuttgart, Germany​Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of the Leakage Behavior of Cracks and Slits in Piping
17:20M. Käß, MPA University of Stuttgart, IMWF University of Stuttgart, M. Werz, MPA University of Stuttgart, Germany​Finite Element Simulation and Parametric Studies of Influences on Residual Stresses and Distortions in Selective Laser Melting


Poster Session

18:10 -19:00   Poster Session at the Foyer

Evening Reception

19:00              Evening Reception in the Plenary Hall  (for details please see below)


Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Auditorium 1

08:20M. Boche, G. Schnotz, TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH, Filderstadt, GermanyQualification of Additive Manufactured Materials for Demanding and Regulated Markets
​08:50M. Schänzel, A. Ilin, Robert Bosch GmbH, Renningen, V. Ploshikhin, Airbus endowed chair for Integrative Simulation and Engineering of Materials and Processes, University of Bremen, GermanyNew Approach for Fast Simulation of Distortion and Stress for Selective Laser Melting for Steels with Phase Transformation
09:20M. Beckert, D. Bietke, A. Schulz, R. Trieglaff, TÜV NORD Ensys GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg, Germany​Additive Manufacturing  - First Approaches to Pore Evaluation
​09:50G. Kullmer, J.-P. Brüggemann, H. A. Richard, Institute of Applied Mechanics, Direct Manufacturing Research Center, Paderborn University, Germany​Fracture Mechanical Characterization of Additively Manufactured Lightweight Materials
​10:20​J.-N. Aoh,  C.-W. Huang, Dep. of Mechanical Engineering and Advanced Institute of Manufacturing with High-tech Innovations (AIM-HI), National Chung Cheng University, Minhsiung, TaiwanFrom Shape Welding to Friction Stir Additive Manufacturing - A Review of Process Development and its Significance on the Microstructures and Mechanical Properties
10:50    Coffee Break



11:10K. Heckmann, M. Elmas, J. Sievers, Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit (GRS) gGmbH, Cologne, GermanyInvestigations on Various Leak Types from Operational Experience and Consequences
for Leak-before-break Assessment of the Pressure Boundary
11:40J. Tlatlik, D. Siegele, Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials (IWM), Freiburg, GermanyImprovement of Local Cleavage Fracture Assessment Methods Under Dynamic
Loading Conditions
13:10                     Lunch Break
​14:45R. Matthews, Eskom, Cape Town, Centre for Materials Engineering, University of Cape Town, R. Knutsen, Centre for Materials Engineering, University of Cape Town, J. Westraadt, Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
15:15 Coffee Break



15:30S. Zickler, MPA University of Stuttgart, Germany​Qualification Strategies for Components Exposed to High Pressure Gaseous Hydrogen
16:00A. Schubert, P. Fayek, K. Bauer-Trossmann,
Robert-Bosch-GmbH, Corporate Sector Research and Advanced Engineering, Renningen, S. Zickler, S. Weihe, MPA University of Stuttgart, R. Westerheide, Robert-Bosch-GmbH, Corporate Sector Research and Advanced Engineering, Renningen, Germany
​PFP MatHyP - Materials Under Hydrogen Pressure
​16:30T. Möller,  J. Mayer, Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH,
Oberkochen, A. Nitschke, S. Zickler, MPA University of Stuttgart, C. Hauck, S. Auernhammer, MBFZ toolcraft GmbH, Georgensgmünd, Germany
Tension-Compression and Reverse-Bending Tests - A Bridge from Testing in Compressed Gaseous Hydrogen to Testing in Air for Strength Assessment of Additively Manufactured and Hydrogen-Exposed Solid Joints


Auditorium 2

08:20M. Subanovic, J. Pirón, Vallourec Research Center Germany, Vallourec Deutschland, Düsseldorf, M. Jarrar, A. Gauss, Vallourec Deutschland, Düsseldorf, A. Schneider, Vallourec Research Center Germany, Vallourec Deutschland, Düsseldorf, GermanyDevelopment of a New High-Performance Martensitic Heat-Resistant Super VM12 Steel for Power Plant Applications
08:50S. Ceuca, A. Ferrara, S. Baietta, G. Murai, Tenaris, Dalmine, ItalyExtending the Applicability Range of CSEF Steels for Steam Oxidation Prone Service Conditions - THOR115 the TENARIS Solution
09:20J. Olbricht, L. Agudo Jácome, M. Jürgens, F. Roohbakhshan, B. Fedelich, B. Skrotzki, Department Materials Engineering, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM), Berlin, GermanyCyclic Loading Performance several Cr 9-12 % Steels
09:50M. Yaguchi, Central Research
Institute of Electric Power Industry (CRIEPI), Yokosuka, Japan
​Creep Life Assessment Method for Welded Joint of Grade 91 Steel Considering Heat-to-Heat Variations
​10:20T. Tokairin, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd, T. Honda, T. Tokiyoshi, M. Honda, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan​Investigation of Metallurgical Influence Factors of Fusion Boundary Damage of Ex-Service Dissimilar Metal Welds 
10:50 Coffee Break



​11:10L. Sun, L. Mei, Y. Dong, Shanghai Electric Power Generation Equipment Co., Ltd. Turbine Plant, Shanghai, ChinaResearch and Manufacture of Key Valve Forging for 700°C A-USC Steam Turbine
11.40S. A. McCoy, PCC Metals Group, Hereford, UK, R. Gollihue, B. A. Baker, J. de Barbadillo, Special Metals Corporation, Huntington, USAHigh Temperature Properties of INCONEL Alloy 740H for High Pressure Applications
12:10A. Nagesha, A. Sarkar, R. Sandhya,
G. Sasikala, Materials Development and Technology Division, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam, India
Elevated Temperature and Fatigue Behavior of Structural Materials for Advanced Ultra Supercritical Application
12:40G. Sasikala, A. Moitra, M. Nani Babu, Materials Development and Technology Division, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam, IndiaFracture Mechanics Based Evaluation of High Temperature Materials for Advanced Ultra-supercritical Power Plant Applications
13:10                    Lunch Break



​14:15K. Maruyama, N. Sekido, K. Yoshimi, Department of Materials Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan​Monkman-Grant Relation in Long-Term Creep of Modified 9 Cr-1Mo Steel
14:45M. Tomobe, M. Yaguchi, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry (CRIEPI), Yokosuka, S. Komazaki, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, A. Kumada, Kobe Material Testing Laboratory Co., Harima, JapanValidity of Creep Property Assessment Using Small Sample Taken from Outer Portion of Pipes in Service
15:15J. Rudolph, S. Bergholz, Framatome GmbH, Erlangen, D. Jerinic, TÜV Nord Systems GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg, D. Rieck, ENCOS GmbH & CO. KG, Greifswald, GermanyDetermination of Inspection Intervals Based on Realistic Load Monitoring and Fracture Mechanics
15:45                    Coffee Break



16:00A. Jovanovic, Steinbeis Risk Technologies, Stuttgart, GermanyComparison between the New European Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) Standard EN16991:2018 and the US Standards API580/581: When and how to use which of the two?
16:30J. Bareiss, EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, Stuttgart, Germany The Revised Standard VGB-S-506 for Condition Monitoring and Inspection of Pressurized Components
17:00S. Heyns, Dep. of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of Pretoria, South Africa
17:30                    End of MPA-Seminar


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Wednesday, Oct. 17th

Evening Reception

The evening reception will be held in the Lecture Hall of the Filderhalle.


  • Dinner, interrupted by:
  • Best Paper Award for the lectures in the session "Research Work at MPA Stuttgart"
    Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Weihe, MPA University of Stuttgart,
    Dr.-Ing. Jörg Bareiß, Chairman of the Friends Organization of MPA University of Stuttgart
  • Awarding of the Carl-von-Bach-Commemorative-Medal
    Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Weihe, MPA University of Stuttgart
  • Science Slam
    We are pleased to present the 1st MPA-Seminar Science Slam

The reception will be accompanied by the Brass Quartett "Metallophon".  






Around noon on October 18th you have the possibility to visit the MPA labs. Expert staff will guide you to the MPA on the campus Vaihingen.

You can sign up online or on the pdf-form (see "Fees and Registration")