Areas of Expertise

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Otto Huber

Experimental and numerical simulation of lightweight structures; material, component and system investigations

  • Lightweight design
  • Experimental and numerical mechanics
  • Fatigue strength, fracture mechanics and damage analysis
  • Material characterization
  • Material mechanics

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Babel

Reverse engineering, from 3D scanning, data processing and preparation to 3D printing

  • Additive manufacturing processes
  • Design in additive manufacturing
  • Computer-aided design and simulation
  • Planetary gears

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Walter Fischer

Plastics processing of thermoplastic and duroplastic materials

  • Analytical and numerical modelling of reactive resins
  • Thermal analysis (DMA,DSC,TGA,TMA)
  • Heat flux density and temperature measurements of reactive resins
  • Separation testing of casting tools

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hubert Klaus

Experimental fatigue strength of lightweight materials

  • Cyclic strength of fibre composites
  • Non-destructive material testing using thermal stress analysis
  • Damage mechanics

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Saage

Microscopic material investigations, fatigue of high-temperature materials

  •     Scanning electron microscopy and light microscopy
  •     LCF, HCF and TMF investigations
  •     Intermetallic compounds
  •     Materials analysis