Heavy Duty Drives Cluster


Prof. Georg Jacobs
Cluster Director
The Heavy Duty Drives Cluster conducts research and development projects in drive technology systems. The objective here is the consideration of complete systems and the deployment behavior of the individual components within the complete system.

The central research topic is drivetrains for wind energy systems and construction machinery. The development work focuses on improved reliability and energy efficiency of the individual components and the system as a whole. In the area of wind energy systems, one major focus lies on the development and validation of simulation models for electrical and mechanical components, as well as their aggregation into one model of the overall system.

The following centers form the key research areas in the Heavy Duty Drives Cluster: