Background and activities

My research areas
  • development of grain-cluster crystal plasticity models
  • modeling of strain-path changes by phenomenological continnum plasticity and crystal plasticity
  • post-necking stress correction in axisymmetric tensile specimen with plastic anisotropy
  • solute strengthening investigation by means of discrete dislocation dynamics
  • grain growth modelling by phase field method
  • plastic instability during rolling of dissimilar metals
  • elastic-plastic transient in strain-rate jump tensile test
My skills
  • Abaqus
  • Python
  • Fortran

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Ksiazek, Michal; Mánik, Tomás; Tangstad, Merete; Ringdalen, Eli. (2013) The thermal diffusivity of raw materials for ferromanganese production. INFACON XIII - THE THIRTEENTH INTERNATIONAL FERROALLOYSCONGRESS - Efficient Technologies in Ferroalloy Industry.
  • Manik, Tomas; Holmedal, Bjørn; Hopperstad, Odd Sture. (2012) Modeling of Transients as a Response to Changes in Strain–Path of Commercially Pure Aluminium. ICAA13: 13th International Conference on Aluminum Alloys.
  • Zhang, Kai; Holmedal, Bjørn; Manik, Tomas. (2012) Crystal Plasticity Calculations of Mechanical Anisotropy of Aluminium Compared to Experiments and to Yield Criterion Fittings. ICAA13: 13th International Conference on Aluminum Alloys.


  • Mánik, Tomás; Holmedal, Bjørn; Hopperstad, Odd Sture; Marthinsen, Knut. (2013) Plastic-Anisotropy Modelling: Textrue, Strain-Rate and Strain-Path Changes. 2013. ISBN 978-82-471-4742-9. Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU (304).