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Dorel Banabic

Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Cluj Napoca, Romania

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Born: 1956

Interests: Metal Forming Technologies, Formability of Metallic Materials, Plastic Behaviour of Materials

Representative positions:

Professor at the Technical University of Cluj Napoca;
Corresponding Member of the Romanian Academy (
Corresponding Member of the Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences (;
Corresponding Member of the CIRP (The International Academy for Production Engineering)(
Director of the Sheet Metal Forming Research Centre from Technical University Cluj Napoca, Romania-CERTETA (;
Vicepresident of the ESAFORM's (European Association for Material Forming,
Editor in Chief of the ESAFORM Bulletin;
Associate Editor of the International Journal of Material Processes;
Scientific Secretary of the Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences, Cluj Napoca Branch;

Representative paper:
see my CV from the my personal web page ( )

Selected publications:
• Banabic D. . Sheet Metal Forming Processes: Constitutive Modelling and Numerical Simulation. Springer, Heidelberg, 2010.
• Wagner S., Baur J., Banabic D. . Umformtechnik. UTCN, 2009.
• Comsa D. S., Banabic D. . Numerical simulation of sheet metal forming processes using a new yield criterion. Key Engineering Materials, 344, pp. 833-840, 2007.
• D. Banabic, M. Vos. Modelling of the Forming Limit Band -A new Method to Increase the Robustness in the Simulation of Sheet Metal Forming Processes. Annals of CIRP, 56, pp. 249-252, 2007.
• Banabic D., Barlat F., Cazacu O., Kuwabara T., . Anisotropy and formability. In Chinesta F., Cueto, E (eds.), Advances in Material Forming-ESAFORM 10 Years on, pp. 143-173. Springer Verlag, 2007.
• D. Banabic (Guest Editor). Modelling and Experiments in Material Forming. Hermes-Lavoisier, 2007.
• D. Banabic. Advanced Methods in Material Forming. Springer Verlag, 2007.
• D. Banabic, E. A. Tekkaya. Forming Simulation. In J. Hirsch (ed.), Virtual Fabrication of Aluminum Alloys: Microstructural Modeling in Industrial Aluminum Production, ISBN: 3-527-31363-X. Wiley, 2006.
• Banabic D., Vulcan M., . Bulge testing under constant and variable strain rates of superplastic aluminium alloys. Annales of CIRP, 54, pp. 205-209., 2005.
• D. Banabic, H. Aretz, D. S. Comsa, L. Paraianu. An improved analytical description of orthotropy in metallic sheets, . International Journal of Plasticity, 21(2005), Nr.3,, pp. 493-512, 2005.
• Banabic D. . Proceedings of the 8th ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming. The Publishing House of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, 2005.
• Banabic D. . Anisotropy and formability of AA5182-0 aluminium alloy sheets. Annals of CIRP, 53, pp. 219-222, 2004.
• D. Banabic, S. Comsa, P. Jurco, G. Cosovici, L. Paraianu and D. Julean. FLD theoretical model using a new anisotropic yield criterion. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 157-158, pp. 23-27, 2004.
• Barlat F., Cazacu O., Zyczkowski M., Banabic D., Yoon J. -W., . Yield surface plasticity and anisotropy. In D. Raabe, L. -Q. Chen, F. Barlat, F. Roters (eds.), pp. 145-185. Wiley, 2004.
• Banabic D., Kuwabara T., Balan T., Comsa D. S., Julean D., . Non-Quadratic yield criterion for orthotropic sheet metals under plane-stress conditions. Int. J. Mechanical Sciences, 45(2003), Nr. 5, pp. 797-811, 2003.
• Banabic D. . Proceedings of the " Cold Metal Forming- TPR 2000" Conference. PRINTEK, Cluj Napoca, 2000.
• D. Banabic, H. -J. Bunge, K. Pöhlandt, A. E. Tekkaya (Ed. D. Banabic). Formability of Metallic Materials. Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 2000.


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