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Publikationen

2014

  • Wolfsperger, F., Rhyner, H. (2014). Mechanical and dynamical properties of racing snowboards and their modification by different binding plates. The Engineering of Sport 10. Conference Proceedings.
  • Haberkorn, A., Phillips, M., Rhyner, H., Hoelzl, M. (2014). The influence of snow cover on thermal and mechanical processes in steep permafrost rock walls – examples of the thermal response in the Swiss Alps. Proceedings of EUCOP 14 (in print).
  • Wolfsperger, F., Hinterberger, B., Christian, J., Matzl, M., Jahnel, R., Spörri, J.,  Kröll, J., Gilgien, M., Rhyner, H., Schneebeli, M., Müller, E. (2014). Quantifying Snow Conditions of World Cup Alpine Ski Racing Tracks. Proceedings of Science and Skiing Congress VI (in print).
  • Gilgien, M., Spörri, J., Kröll, J., Crivelli, P., Müller, E. (2014). Mechanics of turning and jumping and skier speed are associated with injury risk in men's World Cup alpine skiing: a comparison between the competition disciplines. Br J Sports Med bjsports-2013-092994.
  • Adelsberger, R., Aufdenblatten, S., Gilgien, M., Tröster, G.. (2014). On Bending Characteristics of Skis in Use. The Engineering of Sport 10. Conference Proceedings.

2013

  • Gergely, M., Wolfsperger, F., Schneebeli, M. (2013). Simulation and Validation of the InfraSnow: An Instrument to Measure Snow Optically Equivalent Grain Size. Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions. DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2013.2280502

2012

  • Harvey, S., Rhyner, H., Schweizer, J., (2012). Lawinenkunde. München, Bruckmann Verlag GmbH. 192 S.
  • Wolfsperger, F., Krüger, A., Edelmann-Nusser, J. (2012). On-field evaluation of a novel snowboard binding system. In: Müller, E.; Lindinger, S.; Stöggl, T. (eds) Science and Skiing V. Maidenhead, Meyer & Meyer Sport. (p. 653 - 661).

2010

  • Federolf P., Roos M., Lüthi A., Dual J. (2010). Finite Element Simulation of the Ski-Snow Interaction in a Carved Turn in Alpine Skiing. In Sports Engineering 12. (p. 123 - 133).
  • Federolf P., Lüthi A., Roos M., Dual J. (2010). Parameter Study using a Finite Element Simulation of a Carving Alpine Ski to Investigate the Turn Radius and its Dependence on Edging Angle, Load, and Snow Properties. In Sports Engineering 12. (p. 135 - 141).

2009

  • Theile, T., Szabo, D., Lüthi, A., Rhyner, H., Schneebeli, M. (2009). Mechanics of the Ski-Snow Contact. In Tribology Letters, Vol. 36, p. 223-231.
  • Kruger, A., Wolfsperger, F., & Edelmann-Nusser, J. (2009). Design and evaluation of a safety snowboard binding. In XVIII International Society for Skiing Safety Congress (p. 46).
  • Rhyner, H.U. (2009). Mit Holz Schnee konservieren. In Bündner Wald 2009/3.
  • Fauve, M., Auer, M., Lüthi, A., Rhyner, H.U. and Meier, J. (2009). Measurement of dynamical ski behaviour during alpine skiing.  In: Müller, E.; Lindinger, S.; Stöggl, T. (eds) Science and Skiing V. Maidenhead, Meyer & Meyer Sport. (p. 195 - 206).
  • Rhyner, H.U., (2009). Pistenpräparation - Beschneiungstechnik - Schneemanagement. In 3. FIS Forum: Zur Nachhaltigkeit des Schneesports. Oberhofen/Thunersee, Internationaler Ski Verband. (p.109-128).

2008

  • Federolf, P.,  Scheiber,P., Rauscher, E., Schwameder, H., Lüthi, A., Rhyner, H.U., Müller, E. (2008). Impact of skier actions on the gliding times in alpine skiing. In Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports. 18 (6), (p. 790-797).
  • Fauve, M. Rhyner, H.U., Lüthi, A., Schneebeli, M. and Lehning, M. (2008). Putting snow knowledge into the development of winter sports equipment. In Sports Technology, Volume 1. (p. 145–151).
  • Fauve,M. and Rhyner, H.U.(2008). Analysis and optimization of the sliding properties of luge steel blade runenrs  on ice. In The Engineering of Sport 7, Volume 1. (p. 579-586).
  • Göpfert, B., Huber, C., Lüthi, A., Wirz, D. (2008). Analysis of muscular coordination in aerial freestyle skiing with electromyography, 5th World Congress of Sports Trauma, Hong Kong, April 11-13.
  • Göpfert, B., Huber, C., Lüthi, A., Wirz, D. (2008). Increasing Jump Complexity in Aerial Freestyle Skiing reduces the time for muscular activity, 16th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Lucerne, Switzerland, Juli 6-9.

  • Göpfert, B., Huber, C., Lüthi, A., Wirz, D. (2008). Analysis of muscular coordination in different jumping elements in aerial freestyle skiing, World Congress Of Performance Analysis Of Sport VIII, Magdeburg, Germany, Sept. 3-6.

  • Huber, C., Göpfert, B., Lüthi, A., Wirz, D. (2008). Analysis of muscular coordination in aerial freestyle skiing with electromyography, 16th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Lucerne, Switzerland, Juli 6-9.
  • Rhyner, H.U. (2008). Methods for testing sliding performance on snow. International Congress of Sport Science, Lausanne, 2008.

2007

  • Bäurle, L. Kämpfer, T., Szabo, D. et al. (2007). Sliding friction of polyethylene on snow and ice: Contact area and modeling. Cold Regions Science and Technology 47, Issue 3, 276-289.
  • Schwörer, C., Rhyner, H., Rixen, C., Schneebeli, M., Iten, B. (2007). Chemische Pistenpräparation - Grundlagenbericht. Davos, WSL-Institut für Schnee- und Lawienforschung SLF. 69 S. download pdf

2006

  • Bäurle, L., Szabo, D., Fauve, M., Rhyner, H.U., Spencer, N.D. (2006). Sliding friction of polyethylene on ice: tribometer measurements. Tribology Letters, Vol. 24, Nr. 1, 77-84.
  • Fischer, C., Fauve, M., Combaz, E., Bourban, P.E., Michaud, V., Plummer, J.G., Rhyner, H.U., Manson, J.A. (2006). What static and dynamic slalom skis should possess: judgments by advanced and experts skiers.  Journal of Sports Science Vol. 25, 1567-1576.
  • Fischer, C., Fauve, M., Combaz, E., Bourban, P.E., Michaud, V., Plummer, J.G., Rhyner, H.U., Manson, J.A. (2006). Dynamic properties of materials for alpine skis. The engineering of sports 6, 263-268.
  • Federolf, P., Jeanrichard, F., Fauve, M., Lüthi, A., Rhyner, H.U., Dual, J. (2006). Deformation of snow during a carved ski turn. Cold Regions Science and Technology 46, 69-77.
  • Federolf, P., Auer, M., Fauve, M. Lüthi, A., Rhyner, H.U.(2006) Subjective evaluation of the performance of alpine skis and correlations with mechanical ski properties. The engineering of Sports 6, 287-292.
  • Fauve, M., Bäurle, L., Rhyner, H.U.(2006). Laboratory device for measuring the friction between ski-base materials and ice or snow, The Engineering of Sport 6, Volume 1, 251-256.
  • Lüthi, A., Böttinger, G., Theile, T., Rhyner, H.U., Ammann, W., (2006). Freestyle aerial skiing motion analysis and simulation,  Journal of Biomechanics 39 (Supplement 1), 186.
  • Lüthi, A., Federolf, P., Fauve, M., Rhyner, H.U. (2006). Effect of bindings and plates on ski mechanical properties and carving performance. The engineering of sports 6, 299-304.

2005

  • Lüthi, A., Fauve, M., Auer, M., Rhyner, H.U. (2005). Improvement of gliding performance in snow sports using pressure insoles and laboratory measurements, The impact of technology on sport, Shunkosha, Tokyo, 312-318.

2004

  • Bethke, S., Fauve, M., Fierz, C., Lehning, M., Martius, O., Rhyner, H.U., Ammann, W. (2004). Predicting Snow Conditions for the Optimization of Race Piste Preparation. Science and Skiing 3, 395-400.
  • Fauve, M., Rhyner, H.U., Schneebeli, M. (2004). Influence of Snow and Weather Characteristics on the Gliding Properties of Skis. Science and Skiing 3, 401-410.
  • Fauve, M., Rhyner, H.U. (2004). Physical Description of the Snowmaking Process using the Jet Technique and Properties of the Produced Snow. Snow Engineering V, 215-218.
  • Fauve, M., Rhyner, H.U., Schneebeli, M., Ammann, W. (2004). Optimal Preparation of Alpine Ski Runs. Proceedings of ISSW 2004, Jackson Hole, USA, 656-660.
  • Federolf, P., Lüthi, A., Rhyner, H.U., Dual, J. (2004). Finite Element Simulation of Carving Skis and Their Interaction with Snow. Proceedings of the First International Working Conference IT and Sport & 5th Conference dvs-Section Computer Science in Sport.
  • Federolf, P., Fauve, M., Szabó, D., Lüthi, A., Rhyner, H.U., Schneebeli, M., Ammann, W. Dual, J. (2004). Mechanical Propeties of Snow During Rapid Impact. In: Bartelt, P.; Adams, E.; Christen, M.; Sack, R.; Sato, A. (eds) Snow Engineering V. Proceedings of the fifth international conference on snow engineering, 5-8 July 2004, Davos, Switzerland. Leiden, London, New York, Philadelphia, Singapore, Balkema Publishers. 209-214.
  • Federolf, P., Lüthi, A., Fauve, M., Rhyner, H.U., Ammann, W., Dual, J. (2004). Determination of Turning Parameters in Carved Skiing and Application to a Numerical Ski-Binding Model. In Lamontagne, M.; Robertson, D.G.E.; Sveitrup, H. (eds) Proc. XXII International Symposium on Biomechanics in Sports, August 9-12, 2004, Ottawa, Canada. 301-304.
  • Lüthi, A., Federolf, P., Fauve, M., Oberhofer, K., Rhyner, H.U., Ammann, W., Stricker, G., Schiefermüller, C., Eitzlmair, E., Schwameder, H., Müller, E. (2004). Determination of Forces in Carving using three independent methods. Science and Skiing 3, 96-106.

2002

  • Fauve, M., Rhyner H.U., Schneebeli M., (2002). Preparation and maintenance of pistes. Handbook for practitioners. Davos, Swiss Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research, 133 p.
  • Fauve, M., Rhyner H.U., Schneebeli M., (2002). Préparation et entretien des pistes. Manuel pour le praticien. Davos, Institut fédéral pour l’étude de la neige et des avalanches, 133 p.
  • Fauve, M., Rhyner H.U., Schneebeli M., (2002). Pistenpräparation und Pistenpflege. Das Handbuch für den Praktiker. Davos, Eidg. Institut für Schnee und Lawinenforschung, 134 S.

2001

  • Buhl D., Fauve M., Rhyner H.U., (2001). The kinetic friction of polyethylene on snow: the influence of the snow temperature and the load. Cold Regions Science and Technology 33, 133-140.

Dissertationen, Master- und Bachelorarbeiten

2012

  • Marschke, P. (2012). Evaluiernug eines nachhaltig konstruierten Allmountain-Skis. Diploma Thesis. Universtity of Magdeburg. Ref. Dr. Andreas Krüger, F. Wolfsperger (SLF).

2011

  • Vogel, S. (2011). FBG - deformation measurement of skis during riding. Feasibility study for a measurement system with fiber Bragg gratings. Master Thesis. Institut des Matériaux, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne. Ref. Prof . Dr Veronique Michaud, F. Wolfsperger (SLF).
  • Buttgereit, A. (2011). Development of a torsion stiffness distribution measurement for ski and snowboard. Bachelor Thesis. University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien. Ref. Dipl.-Ing. (FH) P.Kafka, Dipl.-Sporting. F. Wolfsperger (SLF).

2010

  • Boner, C. (2010). Subjektive Beurteilung von alpin Rennskis. Eidg. Hochschule für Sport Magglingen. Ref. Jörg Fuchslocher, Miriam Wanner, Fabian Wolfsperger (SLF).
  • Dreier, J.-A-(2010). Economic benefits and ecological consequences of Snow Farming in Davos. Bachelor Thesis. University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur. R. Wyss. H. Rhyner (SLF).

2009

  • Vila, Guillem (2009). Potential of composites with integrated shear thickening fluids as tuneable damping layer in skis. Institut des Matériaux, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne. Ref. Dr. P.-E. Bourban (EPFL), C. Neagu (EPFL), M. Fauve (SLF).
  • Rinderer, Thomas (2009). Snowfarming - Experimenteller Vergleich und numerische Modellierung zweier Isoliermethoden zur Konservierung von Schnee. Diplomarbeit. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. Fakultät für Geowissenschaften. PD Dr. C Küfmann, M. Fauve (SLF).

2008

  • Frost, Daniel (2008). Calibration, teting and design of a hand-held instrument for outdoor measurements of the grain size and the temperature of snow. Autonomous System Lab (ASL), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich. Ref. M. Fauve, Dr. M. Schneebeli (SLF), Dr. C. Kobe (ETHZ).
  • Zimmerman, Joris (2008). Three-dimentional kinematics of halfpipe snowboarding. Institute for Biomechanics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich. Ref. Dr. H. Gerber (ETHZ), Dr. A. Lüthi (SLF).

2007

  • Mottet Aurélie (2007). Analysis and optimization of the sliding properties of luge blade runners on ice. Institut des Matériaux, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne. Ref. M. Fauve (SLF).

2006

  • Bäurle L. (2006): Sliding Friction of Polyethylene on Snow and Ice. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. Ref. Prof. N. D. Spencer (ETHZ), Koref. Dr Dimos Poulikakos (ETHZ) and Dr. M. Schneebeli (SLF).
  • Mattli, Renato (2006), Kritische Betrachtungen zur Bestimmung der Skibelastung im Rennsport mittels Druckmesssohlen. Department Biologie, Fachstudiengang für Bewegungs- und Sportwissenschaften, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. Ref. Dr. E. Stüssi.
  • Zurbriggen, Arnaud (2006). Analysis of static and dynamic properties of alpine skis and correlation with skiers’ subjective evaluation. Institut des Matériaux, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne. Ref. M. Fauve (SLF), C. Fischer (EPFL).

2005

  • Gwinner, Jan-Moritz (2005). Temperaturmessung im System Ski/Schnee. Fachhochschule für Technik und Gestaltung Mannheim. Ref. Prof. Dr. W. Diewald. 
  • Böttinger, Gernot. (2005). Versuch einer Technikoptimierung - Freestyle Skispringen. Fakultät für Sportwissenschaften, Technische Universität München. Ref. Prof. Dr. A. Schwirtz (TU München), Dr. A. Lüthi (SLF).
  • Combaz, Etienne (2005), Dynamic Properties of Materials Used in Alpine Skis. Institut des Matériaux, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne. Ref. M. Fauve (SLF), C. Fischer (EPFL).

2004

  • Federolf, P. (2004): Finite Element Simulation of a Carving Snow Ski. Diss. ETH No 16065: 126 S. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. Ref. Prof. Dr. J. Dual (ETHZ), Koref. Dr. A. Lüthi (SLF), Dr. W. Ammann (SLF).
  • Züger, Reto. (2004). Untersuchung von Ski- und Bindungseigenschaften mit FE-Methoden. Centre of Computational Physics, Züricher Hochschule Winterthur. Ref. Prof. Dr. M. Roos (ZHW), Dr. A. Lüthi (SLF), H.U. Rhyner (SLF). (in progress)

2003

  • Jean-Richard, Florian (2003). Characterization of the Snow Properties under High Deformation Rates. Institut des Matériaux, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne. Ref. Prof. Dr. J.-A. Manson (EPFL), Dr. V. Michaud (EPFL), P. Federolf (SLF).
  • Müller, Beat (2003). Experimentelle Erfassung des Einflusses von unterschiedlichen Platten und Bindungen auf die Flächendruckverteilung eines Skis. Laboratorium für Biomechanik, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. Ref. Dr. J. Denoth (ETHZ), Dr A. Stacoff (ETHZ), Dr. A. Lüthi (SLF).