Concept and idea

Simulations using the Finite Element Method (FEM), Multi body Simulations (MBS) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

  • Static stress analysis; linear and nonlinear
  • Steady state and transient heat transfer calculations
  • Simulation of dynamic systems using FEM and MBS
  • Crash simulations - close cooperation with the Simulation Lab of CARISSMA (vehicle safety research)
  • Fatigue analysis and Fracture Mechanics
  • CFD  

[Translate to English:] Labor C103

Facilities and activities

  • 10 PC working stations
  • HPC-Cluster
  • FEM codes: ANSYS, ALTAIR-HyperWorks, NASTRAN, LS-DYNA (Crash simulation)
  • CAD:  CATIA MBS:  ADAMS, ALTAIR-HyperWorks
  • CFD:  Star CCM, Openfoam

Finite Element Method; Numerical solution methods; Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)

Lab manager and team

Programme director and Academic advisor Automotive Engineering (Bachelor)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Konrad Költzsch
Phone : +49 841 9348-7900
Room : A215
E-Mail :
Deputy Women's Representative, Programme director and Academic advisor Automotive Engineering
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Manuela Waltz
Phone : +49 841 9348-3530
Room : A232
E-Mail :
Research Assistant CARISSMA
Matthias Meyer, B. Sc.
Phone : +49 841 9348-6482
Room : P312
Fax : +49 841 9348-996050
E-Mail :