Mechanical and Plant Engineering as Field of Application

The field of application of mechanical and plant engineering uses synergies from both research domaines of the institute and focuses especially on the methodical development of modular product families and the development of methods for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME).The field of application of mechanical and plant engineering uses synergies from both research domaines of the institute and focuses especially on the methodical development of modular product families and the development of methods for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME).

Current as well as past projects are listed below. More information (currently only in german) about these projects can be found on their linked individual sites.

Current projects
  • WiMo-Trans - Validierung und Weiterentwicklung eines Wirkmodells zur Beschreibung der Effekte modularer Produktstrukturen in der industriellen Praxis, since 2019:
    The project is funded by the german research foundation (DFG). In cooperation with Siemens.
  • MoBaCon - MBSE-basiertes Konfigurationssystem zur Analyse modularer Produktarchitekturen, since 2018:
    This research is conducted in partnership with ERLAS.
  • Industrieworkshop Modularisierungsmethoden, regularly reoccuring since 2012
Past projects
  • ProRobuSt - Methoden zur Entwicklung und Beherrschung der Produktvielfalt durch modulare zukunftsrobuste Produktstrukturen, 2016 - 2018:
    The project was funded by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) as part of the program "KMU-innovativ: Produktionsforschung". In cooperation with i.a. ERLAS, Lutz Aufzüge, Mankenberg and odego.
  • ModSupport - Innovative methodische Unterstützung bei der Entwicklung eines modularen Produktprogramms von Aufzügen, 2013 - 2015:
    The project was funded by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) as part of the program "KMU-innovativ". In cooperation with i.a. Lutz Aufzüge.
  • Entwicklung kommunaler Produktprogramme bei Jungheinrich, 2011 - 2013:
    This research was conducted in partnership with Jungheinrich.