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Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Weber


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Main research topics

  • CurriEngineering design theory and methodology
  • Modelling of functional structures and technical principles
  • Variational and modularised design, feature-technology, constraint-solving, “knowledge-based engineering”
  • Use of audio-visual VR-technology in product development
  • Fundamentals of embodiment design in product development
  • Integration of embodiment design and calculation/simulation
  • Cost analysis and cost reduction in product development
  • Adjustment concepts for precision engineering products

Selected projects and results

  • Modelling tool MASP (Modelling and Analysis of Solution Principles)
    Design of nano-scale positioning and measurement machinery (B2)
    Digital Mechanism and Gear Library (DMG-Lib, thinkMOTION)
  • Competence Centre Virtual Reality (KVR)