Dr.sc. Dragan Pustaić, Professor

Recent publications

Pustaić, D., Cajner, F.: Influence of Heat Treatment on Crack Tip Opening Displacement and on Resistance of Crack Propagation of Alloyed Steel. Key Engineering Materials - Materials Structure & Micromechanics of Fracture - MSMF7. 592-593, 2014, 660-663.

Cajner, F., Leskovšek, V.; Pustaić, D.: Influence of Heat Treatment of High-Speed Steel on its Microstructure, Hardness and Fracture Toughness. Key Engineering Materials - Materials Structure & Micromechanics of Fracture - MSMF7. 592-593, 2014, 680-683.

Pustaić, M., Wolf, H., Pustaić, D.: Krutost i čvrstoća segmenta kućišta statora hidrogeneratora pri montaži i transportu. Zbornik radova Šestoga susreta Hrvatskoga društva za mehaniku. Jelenić G., Gaćeša M. (ur.). Rijeka, Hrvatsko društvo za mehaniku (HDM), 2014. 171-178.

Pustaić, D., Cajner, F.: Influence of Heat Treatment on Crack Tip Opening Displacement and on Resistance of Crack Propagation of Alloyed Steel. Abstract Booklet - 7th International Conference on Materials Structure & Micromechanics of Fracture - MSMF7. Šandera, P. (ur.). Brno, Czech Republic, VUTIUM Brno, 2013. 225-225.

Cajner, F., Leskovšek, V., Pustaić, D.: Influence of Heat Treatment of High-Speed Steel on its Microstructure, Hardness and Fracture Toughness. Abstract Booklet - 7th International Conference on Materials Structure & Micromechanics of Fracture - MSMF7. Šandera, P. (ur.). Brno, Czech Republic, VUTIUM Brno, 2013. 230-230.

Cajner, F., Leskovšek, V., Pustaić, D.: Correlation Between Microstructure, Hardness and Fracture Toughness Of Heat-Treated High-Speed Steel. Proceedings of The 30th DANUBIA-ADRIA Symposium on Advances in Experimental Mechanics, Alfirević, Ivo; Semenski, Damir (ur.)., Croatian Society of Mechanics, Studio Hrg, Zagreb, Croatia, 2013, 276-277.

Pustaić, M., Wolf, H., Pustaić, D.: Utjecaj vlastite težine kućišta statora hidrogeneratora na veličinu unutarnjih sila i pomaka. Zbornik radova petog susreta Hrvatskog društva za mehaniku. Karšaj, I., Jarak, T., (ur.). Zagreb, Hrvatsko društvo za mehaniku, 2013. 155-163.

Lovrenić-Jugović, M., Tonković, Z., Bakić, A., Pustaić, D.: Numerical and experimental modelling cortical bone tissue deformation processes. Proceedings of the First International Conference on Damage Mechanics, ICDM 1. Chow, C.L., Ju, J.W., Šumarac, D.M. (ur.). Belgrade, Serbian Chamber of Engineers, 2012, 209-212.

Pustaić, D.: Steady-State Creep Analysis of Thick-Walled Pressure Vessels and Piping. 7th ICCSM - 7th International Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics - Book of Abstracts, Virag, Z., Kozmar, H., Smojver, I. (ur.). Zagreb, Studio Hrg, 2012.

Pustaić, D.: An Analytical Method for Viscoelastic Analysis of Thick-Walled Pressure Vessels. 7th ICCSM - 7th International Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics - Book of Abstracts. Virag, Z., Kozmar, H., Smojver, I. (ur.). Zagreb, Studio Hrg, 2012.

Wolf, H., Adum, B., Pustaić, D., Zenzerović, I.: Energy Balance Method With Using Eigenfunctions In The Estimation Of Overhead Transmission Line Aeolian Vibrations. Book of Abstracts of 7th International Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics. Virag, Z., Kozmar, H., Smojver, I. (ur.). Zagreb, Studio Hrg, 2012. 81-82.

Pustaić, D., Cajner, F.: Influence of Hardening and Tempering vs. Austempering on Mechanical and Fracture Properties of 65Si7 Steel. Key Engineering Materials - Materials Structure & Micromechanics of Fracture - MSMF6. 465, 2011, 346-349.

Pustaić, M., Wolf, H., Pustaić, D.: Analiza unutarnjih sila i pomaka u kućištu statora hidrogeneratora od okretnog elektromagnetskog momenta. Zbornik radova četvrtog susreta Hrvatskog društva za mehaniku. Živić, M. (ur.). Slavonski Brod, Hrvatsko društvo za mehaniku, Croatian Society of Mechanics, Grafika d.o.o., Osijek, 2011. 129-136.

Pustaic, D. and Cajner, F.: „Influence of Hardening and Tempering vs. Austempering of 65Si7 Steel on its Mechanical and Fracture Properties“, International journal of Key Engineering Materials, special issue "Materials structure & Micromechanics of Fracture", Vol. 465, p. 346-349, 2011.

Pustaić, D., Cajner, F.: Influence of Microstructure of 65 Si 7 Steel on its Mechanical Properties. Abstract Booklet MSMF6 - Materials Structure & Micromechanics of Fracture. Šandera, P. (ur.). Brno, Czech Republic, VUTIUM Brno, 2010.

Pustaić, D., Lovrenić-Jugović, M., Wolf, H.: Investigation of Crack Opening in Isotropic Strain Hardening Material. Fracture of Materials and Structures from Micro to Macro Scale. Klingbeil, D., Vormwald, M., Eulitz, K.-G. (ur.). Dresden, Germany, 2010.

Pustaic, D. and Cajner, F.: „Influence of Microstructure of 65Si7 Steel on its Mechanical Properties“, Proceedings of Extended Abstracts (two pages), p. 119-120. Proceedings of Sixth International Conference on „Materials Structure & Micromechanics of Fracture MSMF-6“, VUTIUM, Editors: Jaroslav Pokluda, Ivan Saxl and Jiri Švejcar, Brno, Czech Republic, June 28-30, 2010.

Pustaic, D., Lovrenic-Jugovic, M. and Wolf, H.: „Investigation of Crack Opening in Isotropic Strain-Hardening Material“, Proceedings of Extended Abstracts (two pages) and CD-ROM. Proceedings of „The 18th European Conference on Fracture – ECF 18 – Fracture of Materials and Structures from Micro to Macro Scale, Dresden, Germany, August 30 - September 3, 2010.

Pustaic, D. and Lovrenic-Jugovic, M.: „Magnitude of Plastic Zone around the Crack Tip in Isotropic Strain-Hardening Material“, The article reviewed and accepted for the publication in the journal „Strojarstvo“, (Journal for the Theory and Application in Mechanical Engineering), 2010.

Lovrenic-Jugovic, M., Tonkovic, Z., Skozrit, I. and Pustaic, D.: „On Numerical Modelling of Non-Linear Behaviour of Cortical Bone“, Proceedings of Extended Abstracts, p. 25 and CD-ROM of „The 6th International Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics – 6th ICCSM“, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 30 – October 2, 2009.

Wolf, H., Adum, B., Semenski, D. and Pustaic, D.: „Using the Energy Balance Method in the Estimation of Overhead Transmission Line Aeolian Vibrations“, „Strojarstvo“, 50 (2008), 5, (Journal for the Theory and Application in Mechanical Engineering), p. 269-276.

Pustaic, D. and Lovrenic-Jugovic, M.: „About Unambiguity and Reliability of the Solution for Plastic Zone Magnitude around Crack Tip in Isotropic Strain-Hardening Material“, Proceedings of Extended Abstracts (two pages) and CD-ROM. Proceedings of „The 17th European Conference on Fracture – ECF 17 – Multilevel Approach to Fracture of Materials, Components and Structures, Brno, Czech Republic, September 2-5, 2008.

Pustaic, D. and Lovrenic, M.: „Analytical and Numerical Investigation of Crack Opening in Strain-Hardening Material“, Proceedings of Extended Abstracts, p. 141-142 and CD-ROM of „The 5th International Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics – 5th ICCSM“, Trogir-Split, Croatia, September 21-23, 2006.

Pustaic, D., Cajner, F. and Lovrenic, M.: „Influence of Austempering on Fracture Mechanics Parameters of 65Si7 Steel“, Proceedings of Extended Abstracts (two pages) and CD-ROM. Proceedings of „The 16th European Conference on Fracture – ECF 16 – Failure Analysis of Nano and Engineering Materials and Structures, Alexandroupolis, Greece, July 3-7, 2006.

Pustaic, D. and Stok, B.: „Modelling of Cohesive Stresses in a Plastic Zone around the Crack Tips in a Strain-Hardening Material“, Proceedings of Extended Abstracts (two pages) and CD-ROM. Proceedings of „The 15th European Conference on Fracture – ECF 15 – Advanced Fracture Mechanics for Life and Safety Asessment“, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden, August 11-13, 2004.

Pustaic, D. and Stok, B.: „Modelling of Plastic Yielding Micromechanism in the Cohesive Zone around a Crack Tip in a Strain-Hardening Material“, Proceedings of Extended Abstracts, p. 157-158, and CD-ROM of „The 4th International Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics – 4th ICCSM“, Bizovac-Osijek, Croatia, September 18-20, 2003.

Pustaic, D. and Lovrenic, M.: „An Analytical Elastic-Plastic Solution of Crack Tip Opening Displacement“, Proceedings of Extended Abstracts, p. 155-156, and CD-ROM of „The 4th International Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics – 4th ICCSM“, Bizovac-Osijek, Croatia, September 18-20, 2003.

Pustaic, D.: "Numerical Computation of Stresses, Strains and Displacements in the Thin Plates in Plasic Range", Proceeding of "The 7th International Design Conference - DESIGN 2002", May 14-17, 2002, Cavtat-Dubrovnik, Croatia, Vol.2, p. 245-1253.

Pustaic, D.: "Numerical Solution of Differential Equation of Thin Rectangular Plate Bending by Finite Difference Method", Proceedings and CD-ROM of "The 9th International Conference on Numerical Mathematics and Computational Mechanics 2002-NMCM 2002", July 15-19, 2002, The University of Miskolc, Miskolc, Hungary, p. 225-226. Session: Structural Mechanics. The Conference was held as a satellite conference to "The 5th World Congress on Computational Mechanics", held in Vienna, July 7-12, 2002.

Pustaic, D.: „Finite Elements Modelling of Plastic Zones Spreading in the Thin Plates with Geometrical Discontinuities“, Strojarstvo 44 (2002), 3-6, (Journal for the Theory and Application in Mechanical Engineering), p. 169-178.

Pustaic, D. and Cajner, F.: "Influence of Two Different Heat Treatment Procedures on Mechanical and Fracture Properties of 65 Si 7 Steel", Materials Science and Engineering, (In?ynieria Materialowa), Polish journal- special issue, 22, No.5 (2001), p. 733-736.

Kranjcevic, N., Stegic, M., Vrankovic, N. and Pustaic, D.: "Frequency Response of a Two-DOF System with Clearance using the Finite Element in Time Method", Proceedings of the 2nd European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM-2001), CD-ROM + Abstracts Volume, June 26th -29th, 2001, Cracow, Poland.

Pustaic, D. and Cajner, F.: "Influence of Two Different Heat Treatment Procedures on Mechanical and Fracture Properties of 65 Si 7 Steel", Proceedings of XVI th Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science Conference on "Advanced Materials and Technologies"-AMT´2001, Gdansk-Jurata, Poland, 16th - 20th September 2001, p. 733-736.

Pustaic, D., Cajner, F., Dobi, D.: "Experimental Investigation of Fracture Toughness Parameters in quenched and tempered, and in austempered 65 Si 7 Steel", Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Fracture (ECF 13), San Sebastian, Spain, 6th-9th Sept. 2000.

Pustaic, D.: "Numerical Modelling of a Plate with Elliptical Hole in the Plastic Range", Proceedings (XXIII) of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Zagreb 1999. [in Croatian].

Pustaic, D. and Stok, B.:"Some Critical Remarks on the Dugdale Strip Yield Model for the Crack Tip Plasticity ", Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Fracture (ECF 12), Sheffield, United Kingdom, 14th -18th Sept. 1998, Vol. II, p. 889-894.

Pustaic, D.: "Mathematical Modelling of Plastic Regions Spreading in continuous Beams made of Linear Strain-Hardening Material", Strojarstvo 40, 5/6, (Journal for the Theory and Application in Mechanical Engineering),(1998).

Pustaic, D., Cajner, F., Dobi, D.: "The Influence of Austempering on the Magnitude of some Fracture Mechanics Parameters in 65 Si 7 Steel", Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, The International Journal, Editors-in-Chief: K. J. Miller and D. F. Socie, in print.

Pustaic, D.: "About a Solution of the Displacement and Stress Fields in the Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics using the Theory of Complex Potentials", Proceedings (XXI) of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Zagreb 1997., p. 5-15, [in Croatian].

Pustaic, D.:"Mechanisms of Plastic Collapse of continuous Beams made of Elastic-Linear Strain-Hardening Material", Proceedings of the 2nd Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics, Supetar (Croatia), 18th -20th Sept. 1997, p. 381-390.

Pustaic, D. and Stok, B.: "Crack Tip Plasticity Investigations using Dugdale Strip Yield Model Approach", Proceedings of the 11 th European Conference on Fracture (ECF-11), Poitiers-Futuroscope (France) 1996.

Pustaic, D. and Stok, B.: "About the Influence of the Loads acting parallel to the Crack Surface on the Crack Tip Opening Displacement CTOD and on the Magnitude of a Plastic Zone around the Crack Tip", Strojarstvo 38 (1996) 2/3 (Journal for the Theory and Application in Mechanical Engineering), 73-87, in Croatian

Pustaic, D.: "The Yield Criteria Modification in a Form Suitable for Numerical Computation", Proceedings (XIX) of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Zagreb 1995., in Croatian

Pustaic, D. and Jaric, V.: "Reliability Estimation of the Components of Electrical Rotating Machines Based on the Accumulation Theory of Microcracks and the Propagation Analysis of Fatigue Cracks", Strojarstvo 36 (1/2) (Journal for the Theory and Application in Mechanical Engineering), 33-44 (1994)., in Croatian

Pustaic, D.: "The Analysis of the Crack Tip Opening Displacement (CTOD) and the Magnitude of the Plastic Zone around a Crack Tip Based on Dugdale's Strip Yield Model and the Estimation of its Reliability", Proceedings of the 1st Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics, p. 496-504., Pula 1994.

Pustaic, D. and Stok, B.: "The Analysis of Some Fracture Mechanics Parameters by the Application of the Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable", Strojarstvo 35 (1/2) (Journal for the Theory and Application in Mechanical Engineering), 31-39 (1993)., in Croatian

Pustaic, D.: "Modelling of Structures Made from Non-Linear Elastic Materials", Proceedings (XVII) of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, p. 31-44., Zagreb 1993., in Croatian

Pustaic, D. and Doklestic, I.: "Fundamental Investigations of an Elastic-Plastic Behaviour of a Continuum by the Finite Element Method", I part, Report for the Project 2-08-305 "Non-Linear Analysis of Thin Walled Structures" for 1992 year, supported from Ministry of Science, Technology and Information of the Republic of Croatia., in Croatian

Pustaic, D. and Stok, B.: "The Application of the Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable and the Methods of Conformal Mapping to the Stress Analysis of Elastic-Plastic State of a Thin Plate with the Circular Hole", The Proceedings of the 7 th Yugoslav Symposium on the Theory of Plasticity, p. 46-54., Pula 1991., in Croatian

Pustaic, D. and Stok, B.: "Modelling of Elastic-Plastic State in a Continuum by the Finite Element Method", Strojarstvo 33 (5/6) (Journal for the Theory and Application in Mechanical Engineering), 315-323 (1991)., in Croatian

Pustaic, D.: "A Contribution to the Stress Analysis in the Thin Plates in a Non-Linear Range", Ph. D. degree thesis, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Zagreb 1990., 253 p. in Croatian

Pustaic, D., Stok, B. and Hudoklin, A.: "Numerical Stress Analysis of the Plates with Geometrical Discontinuities in Non-Linear Range", Proceedings of the 6 th Yugoslav Symposium on the Theory of Plasticity, p. 36-43., Opatija 1989., in Croatian.

Pustaic, D.: "Elastic-Plastic Stress Analysis in the Bars with Geometrical Discontinuities by the Slip Lines Method", Proceedings (XII) of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, p. 31-51., Zagreb 1988., in Croatian

Pustaic, D.: "Stress Field Analysis around a Crack Tip", Proceedings of the 18 th Yugoslav Congress on the Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, p. 97-100., Vrnjacka Banja 1988., in Croatian

Pustaic, D. and Stok, B.: "Photoplastic and Numerical Stress Investigation of some Two-Dimensional Models", Proceedings of the Fifth Danubia-Adria Symposium on Progress in Experimental Mechanics, p. 19-20., Udine 1988.

Pustaic, D.: "About Possibility of Determination of a Plastic Range in a Membrane with V Notch by the Method of Birefringent Coatings", Proceedings of the 5 th Yugoslav Symposium on the Theory of Plasticity, p. 47-54., Lipik 1987., in Croatian

Pustaic, D.: "Investigation of a Plastic Region around a Crack Tip", Proceedings of the 5 th Yugoslav Symposium on the Theory of Plasticity, p. 55-62., Lipik 1987., in Croatian

Pustaic, D.: "Comparative Stress Analysis of a Membrane with Cylindrical Hole in Non-Linear Area", Proceedings of the 17 th Yugoslav Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, p. 81-90., Zadar 1986., in Croatian

Stok, B. and Pustaic, D.: "Experimental and Numerical Stress Analysis of some Plane Stress Problems beyond Yield Point", Proceedings of the 9 th Congress on Material Testing, 3 rd Danubia-Adria Symposium on Experimental Methods in Solid Mechanics, p. 503-505., Budapest 1986.

Alfirevic, I. and Pustaic, D.: "An Experimental Method of the Identification of Plastic Regions", First Danubia-Adria Symposium of Experimental Methods in Solid Mechanics, Extended Summaries, p. 3-4., Stubicke Toplice 1984.

Pustaic, D.: "Stress Analysis in the Bars with Geometrical Discontinuities in Plastic Region", Master degree thesis, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Zagreb 1983., 231 p. in Croatian

Alfirevic, I., Pustaic, D. and Goja, Z.: "About Possibility of Determination of a Plastic Range by the Method of Birefringent Coatings", Proceedings of the 2 nd Yugoslav Symposium on the Theory of Plasticity, p. 124-132., Plitvicka jezera 1982., in Croatian

Jaric, V., Pustaic, D. and Milasincic, B.: "Some Problems of Reversible Machines Dynamics", Proceedings of the Fifth World Congress on Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, Volume 2, p. 1244-1249., Published by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Montreal 1979.