Die wichtigsten Publikationen (Simon)

  • Simon, U., P. Augat, A. Ignatius, L. Claes, 2003. Influence of the stiffness of bone defect implants on the mechanical conditions at the interface - A finite element analysis with contact. J Biomech 36(8): 1079-1086.
  • Forster, E., Simon, U., Augat, P., and Claes, L., 2004. Extension of a state-of-the-art optimization criterion to predict co-contraction. J Biomech 37, 577-581.
  • Shefelbine, S. J., Augat, P., Claes, L., and Simon, U., 2005. Trabecular bone fracture healing simulation with finite element analysis and fuzzy logic. J Biomech, 38, 2440-50.
  • Shefelbine, S. J., Simon, U., Claes, L., Gold, A., Gabet, Y., Bab, I., Muller, R., and Augat, P., 2005. Prediction of fracture callus mechanical properties using micro-CT images and voxel-based finite element analysis. Bone.
  • Wehner, T., Claes, L., and Simon, U., 2009. Internal loads in the human tibia during gait. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 24, 299-302.
  • Wehner, T., Claes, L., Niemeyer, F., Nolte, D., and Simon, U. (2010) "Influence of the fixation stability on the healing time--a numerical study of a patient-specific fracture healing process", Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 25(6) 606-612.
  • Wehner, T., Wolfram, U., Henzler, T., Niemeyer, F., Claes, L., and Simon, U. (2010) "Internal forces and moments in the femur of the rat during gait", J Biomech 43(13) 2473-2479.
  • Simon, U., 2010. Grundsätzliche Bemerkungen zur Verwendung von Finite-Elemente-Modellen in der Medizin.  Teil 1: Materialgesetze und -parameter zur Beschreibung biologischer Gewebe.  Computer Aided Medical Engineering (CAME), 1(1), 3-8
  • Simon, U., Augat, P., Utz, M., and Claes, L. (2011) "A numerical model of the fracture healing process that describes tissue development and revascularization", Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 14(1), 79-93.
  • Wehner, T., Penzkofer, R., Augat, P., Claes, L., and Simon, U. (2011) "Improvement of the shear fixation stability of intramedullary nailing", Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 26(2) 147-151.
  • T Wehner, L Claes, A Ignatius, U Simon, Optimization of intramedullary nailing by numerical simulation of fracture healing, Journal of Orthopaedic Research 30 (4), 569-573, 2012
  • M Steiner, L Claes, U Simon, A Ignatius, T Wehner, A computational method for determining tissue material properties in ovine fracture calluses using electronic speckle pattern interferometry and finite element analysis, Medical engineering & physics 34 (10), 1521-1525, 2012
  • M Steiner, L Claes, A Ignatius, F Niemeyer, U Simon, T Wehner, Prediction of fracture healing under axial loading, shear loading and bending is possible using distortional and dilatational strains as determining mechanical stimuli, Journal of The Royal Society Interface 10 (86), 2013
  • M Steiner, L Claes, A Ignatius, U Simon, T Wehner, Disadvantages of interfragmentary shear on fracture healing—mechanical insights through numerical simulation, Journal of Orthopaedic Research 32 (7), 865-872, 2014
  • Engelhardt L, Röhm M, Mavoungou Ch, Schindowski K, Schafmeister A, Simon U: First Steps to Develop and Validate a CFPD Model in Order to Support the Design of Nose-to-Brain Delivered Biopharmaceuticals. Pharmaceutical Research, published Online First, 2016
  • Pietsch M, F Niemeyer, U Simon, A Ignatius, K Urban:  Modelling the fracture-healing process as a moving-interface problem using an interface-capturing approach. Computer methods in biomechanics and biomedical engineering https://doi.org/10.1080/10255842.2018.1487554 21 (8), 512-520, 2018
  • Niemeyer F, L Claes, A Ignatius, N Meyers, U Simon: Simulating lateral distraction osteogenesis. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0194500, PloS one 13 (3), e0194500, 2018

Buchbeiträge (Simon)

  • Simon, U and L Claes:  Mechanische Grundlagen, in AE-Manual der Endoprothetik: Hüfte und Hüftrevision, L Claes, et al. (Editors), Springer. p. 28-36, 2011
  • Simon, U and F Niemeyer: Numerical Simulation of Fracture Healing and Bone Remodelling, in Experimental Research Methods – A Guidebook for Pre-Clinical Musculo-Skeletal Studies, H Simpson and P Augat (Editors), Thieme Stuttgart, 2015

Herausgabe von Kongressbänden (Simon)

  • M Geiger, B Lapatki, J Salk, U Simon, HJ Wilke, CBU 2013 Proceedings: 18th International Symposium on Computational Biomechanics in Ulm, Ulm University, 2014
  • M Geiger, B Lapatki, J Salk, U Simon, HJ Wilke, CBU 2011 Proceedings: 17th International Symposium on Computational Biomechanics in Ulm, Ulm University, 2011

Weitere Publikationen (Simon)

  • Simon, U., and Brommundt, E., 1997. Periodische Bewegungen einer Pendelzentrifuge in einem mehreckigen Fanglager. In: Schwingungen in rotierenden Maschinen, Irretier et al. (Hrsg.), Vieweg, S.181-188.
  • Simon, U., 2002. Rotor-Stator-Kontakt in polygonförmigen Fanglagern. Dissertation, TU Braunschweig. Fortschr.-Ber. VDI Reihe 11, Nr. 308, VDI Verlag.
  • Kettler, A., Schmitt, H., Simon, U., Hartwig, E., Kinzl, L., Claes, L., and Wilke, H. J., 2004. A new acceleration apparatus for the study of whiplash with human cadaveric cervical spine specimens. J Biomech, 37 1607-1613.
  • Augat, P., Simon, U., Liedert, A., and Claes, L., 2005. Mechanics and mechano-biology of fracture healing in normal and osteoporotic bone. Osteoporos Int, 16 Suppl 2 S36-43.
  • Decking, R., Puhl, W., Simon, U., and Claes, L. E., 2006. Changes in strain distribution of loaded proximal femora caused by different types of cementless femoral stems. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon), 21 495-501.
  • Schmidt, H., Heuer, F., Simon, U., Kettler, A., Rohlmann, A., Claes, L., and Wilke, H. J., 2006. Application of a new calibration method for a three-dimensional finite element model of a human lumbar annulus fibrosus. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon), 21 337-344.
  • Schmidt, H., Kettler, A., Heuer, F., Simon, U., Claes, L., and Wilke, H. J., 2007. Intradiscal pressure, shear strain, and fiber strain in the intervertebral disc under combined loading. Spine 32, 748-755.
  • Augat, P., Penzkofer, R., Nolte, A., Maier, M., Panzer, S., V Oldenburg, G., Pueschl, K., Simon, U., and Buhren, V., 2008. Interfragmentary movement in diaphyseal tibia fractures fixed with locked intramedullary nails. J Orthop Trauma 22, 30-36.
  • Bottlang, M., Mohr, M., Simon, U., and Claes, L., 2008. Acquisition of full-field strain distributions on ovine fracture callus cross-sections with electronic speckle pattern interferometry. J Biomech 41, 701-705.
  • Claes, L., Veeser, A., Gockelmann, M., Simon, U., and Ignatius, A., 2008. A novel model to study metaphyseal bone healing under defined biomechanical conditions. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg
  • Willie, B., Adkins, K., Zheng, X., Simon, U., and Claes, L. (2009) "Mechanical characterization of external fixator stiffness for a rat femoral fracture model", J Orthop Res 27(5) 687-693.
  • Wolfram, U., Schwen, L. O., Simon, U., Rumpf, M., Wilke, H.-J., 2009. Statistical osteoporosis models using composite Finite Elements: A parameter study. Journal of Biomechanics 42 (13), 2205 – 2209.
  • Chen, G., Niemeyer, F., Wehner, T., Simon, U., Schuetz, M.A., Pearcy, M.J., and Claes, L.E. (2009) "Simulation of the nutrient supply in fracture healing", J Biomech 42(15) 2575-2583.
  • Reina-Romo, E., Gomez-Benito, M.J., Dominguez, J., Niemeyer, F., Wehner, T., Simon, U., and Claes, L.E. (2010) "Effect of the fixator stiffness on the young regenerate bone after bone transport: Computational approach", J Biomech
  • P Schustek, M Hocker, M Klein, U Simon, F Scholz, K Thonke, Spectroscopic study of semipolar (112¯ 2)-HVPE GaN exhibiting high oxygen incorporation, Journal of Applied Physics 116 (16), 2014
  • M Steiner, L Claes, A Ignatius, U Simon, T Wehner, Numerical Simulation of Callus Healing for Optimization of Fracture Fixation Stiffness, PloS one 9 (7), e101370, 2014


Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Simon

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