The research work of the institute is dedicated to technical dynamics in the broadest sense. In the course of time, changing focal points have developed.

Our Projects


  • Development of a Simulation Tool to predict and override the dynamic Interactions of Metal Cutting
  • Investigation of Dynamic Contact by Multibody Systems and Experiments
  • Impacts in Multibody Systems: Numerical and Experimental Investigations
  • Object-Oriented Particle-Fluid Simulation
  • Simulation of Fracture Phenomena in Impact Loaded Granular Solids
  • Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics
  • Software Pasimodo
  • Control of Flexible Multibody Systems
  • Distributed Control of Mechanical Systems
  • High-Speed Maglev Vehicles
  • Integrated Optimization of Controlled Elastic Multibody Systems
  • Model-based form error compensation of thin-walled cylinders in turning
  • Model-based Identification and Suppression of Static and Dynamic Aberrations in High Performance Optics
  • Model Predictive Control of Flexible Multibody Systems
  • Particle Swarm Optimization of Mechanical Systems
  • Swarm Robotics and Optimization
  • Toplogy Optimization of Multibody Systems
  • Interactive Pendelum for the German Pavilion at the World Exhibition EXPO 2010 Shanghai China
  • Motion planning of cable robots for the EXPO 2015 in Milan
  • Development of Energy-Saving Transfemoral Prostheses
  • Structural Optimization based on Damage Values
  • Shift Valve with Media Separation
  • Modular, Autonomous Adaptive Compensation of Vibrations in Machine Tools with Truss Structures
  • Modular, autonomous adaptive compensation of vibrations in machine-tools with truss structures
  • Dynamic Simulation of Elastic Gears
  • Stability Analysis of Machining Processes with Varying Dynamics
  • Real-Time Simulation of Multibody Systems in a Virtual Reality Environment
  • Contact Problems in Machine Dynamics
  • Frictional Contact Algorithms for Elastic Multibody Systems
  • Rotordynamics of Elastic Wheelsets under Consideration of Contact Mechanics, Unround Wheels
  • Human Body Models with Dynamic Contacts
  • Global Optimization of Structures and Control Systems
  • Optimization of Robots with Parallel Kinematics under Thermal Load
  • Simulation and Experiments to Investigate Break Squeal
  • Object Oriented Data Model for Mechatronic Systems
  • Longitudinal and Lateral Control of a Vehicle Convoy
  • Modulare Modelling and Simulation of Hydraulic Components in Travelling Gear
  • System Dynamic and Stability of Radialelastic Wheels
  • Biped Walking Machines
  • Computersimulation of Middle Ear Protheses
  • Oscillations of Synchronous AC-Motors
  • Simulatorcoupling for Mechatronic Systems
  • Power Demand of Actively Controlled Mechanical Systems
  • Parallelization of Methods for the Description of Granular Media
  • Polygonal Contact Model for Flexible Multibody Systems
  • Linear Complementarity Problems for Continual Contact of Deformable Bodies
  • Contact Modeling of Meshing Gear Wheels Considering Elasticities between Teeth and Gear Wheel Body
  • Impact of Planar Deformable Bodies Solved by Linear Complementarity Problems on Position Level
  • Investigation of the Influence of the Dynamics of Parallel Kinematic Machine Tools on the Stability of High Speed Machining Processes
  • Dynamic Simulation of the Screening Process in a Tumbling Screening Machine
  • Motorcycle Dynamics
  • Biomechanical Investigation of Head and Legs
  • Simulation-Based Analysis of Dynamic Stability of Milling Processes for Systems with Varying Dynamic Behavior
  • Investigation of Granular Processes in Consideration of Particle Fracture
  • Real-time Capable Synchronization Model
  • Structural Optimization based on Damage Values
  • Analysis, Control and Optimization of Underactuated Multibody Systems
  • Analysis of friction-excited elastic multibody systems with uncertainties


This image shows Peter Eberhard

Peter Eberhard

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Prof. E.h.
This image shows Michael Hanss

Michael Hanss

apl. Prof. Dr.-Ing.
This image shows Pascal Ziegler

Pascal Ziegler

Dr.-Ing., Akademischer Oberrat
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