Mechanism and Drive Synthesis Lecture

During TrISToMM, Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h. c. Burkhard Corves from RWTH Aachen will give a lecture on Mechanism and Drive Synthesis (flyer). The lecture will be held in June 14, at 13:30-17:30. The subtitles of the lecture are as follows:

  • General Layout of an Electro-Mechanical Drive System
  • Main Questions during the Design Phase
  • Characteristics of Electrical Machines
  • Kinematics of Planetary Gears
  • Encoders
  • Linear and Rotary Electric Motors
  • Energy Conversion and Motor Constants
  • Pneumatic Cylinders
  • Electric Motor Simulation Models
  • Control of Electric Drives and Mechanisms
  • Optimum Gearbox selection

Participation to the lecture will be free for TrISToMM participants. Please fill in the relevant part in the registration form or send an e-mail to until April 30th in order to attend the lecture.

Lecture notes: Lecture1, Lecture2