Research interests

Fatigue and creep damage prediction of components subjected to cyclic loadings

Material models for cyclic behaviour of materials

Determination of material parameters from fatigue tests, creep tests and thermomechanical fatigue tests



Determination of stress-strain behaviour of magnesium alloy AZ31 under variable thermomechanical loading

Continuous modelling of cyclic ageing for lithium-ion batteries


A fast and increment independent technique for continuous calculation of the strain energy dissipated during cyclic loading applied to magnesium alloy AZ31

Geometric modelling of elastic and elastic-plastic solids by separation of deformation energy and Prandtl operators


A new approach to finite element modelling of cyclic thermomechanical stress-strain responses

Comprehensive Modelling of the Hysteresis Loops and Strain‚ÄďEnergy Density for Low-Cycle Fatigue-Life Predictions of the AZ31 Magnesium Alloy

A Durability Prediction for the Magnesium Alloy AZ31 based on Plastic and Total Energy

Mechanistic modelling of cyclic voltage-capacity response for lithium-ion batteries

Stress-Strain Response Determination during Incremental Step Tests and Variable Loadings on Flat Specimens

A direct approach to modelling the complex response of magnesium AZ31 alloy sheets to variable strain amplitude loading using Prandtl-Ishlinskii operators

Eliminating friction between flat specimens and an antibuckling support during cyclic tests using a simple sensor

Influence of geometry and safety factor on fatigue damage predictions of a cantilever beam

Determination of loading spectra for agricultural implements using a tractor three-point EHR hitch


Comparative analysis of optimisation methods for linking material parameters of exponential and power models: An application to cyclic stress‚Äďstrain curves of ferritic stainless steel

Primerjava napetostno-deformacijskih stanj


Influence of material parameter estimation on thermomechanical damage predictions

Fatigue life prediction of brass ball forging tool


Fatigue life prediction using multiaxial energy calculations with the mean stress effect to predict failure of linear and nonlinear elastic solids

Thermomechanical fatigue life predictions of exhaust system components

Vorhersage der thermomechanischen Erm√ľdung von Abgassystemkomponenten


A method for long-term creep-rupture strength prediction based on a small sample of experimental results, smoothed bootstrapping and time-temperature parameters

Ko je zdrŇĺljivost kljuńćna


Durability prediction of EN 1.4512 exhaust mufflers under thermomechanical loading

Identification of material parameters from low cycle fatigue, thermomechanical fatigue and creep tests for damage prediction of thermomechanically loaded Ni-resist Type D-5S


Damage operator-based lifetime calculation under thermomechanical fatigue and creep for application on uginox F12T EN 1.4512 exhaust downpipes


Unification of the most commonly used time-temperature creep parameters

Creep damage calculation for thermo mechanical fatigue

Complete bibliography


Graduate: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Durability prediction due to creep with a generalised time-temperature parameter

Undergraduate: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Fatigue life prediction of an exhaust manifold


2011: Quality publications, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

2012: Outstanding scientific achievement, Slovenian Research Agency

2019: Best paper award, The 27th International Conference on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials (PFAM-XXVII), 27-29 May 2019, Jönköping, Sweden

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