Institute of Machine Components (IMA)

Overview of the Railway Vehicle Technology (SFT) department's competencies

Competencies of SFT

The professorship of Rail Vehicle Technology supports you on the basis of its competencies in your implementation or research topics.

Our Competencies in Research and Consulting

Rail vehicle & components

Consideration of the entire vehicle and its components at system level and in the railroad system

Rail vehicle structures

Conceptual design, construction and simulation-based design of main assemblies of the mechanical part of rail vehicles and their components

Assistance systems & automated driving

Automation and networking of technical and operational processes through the use of digital technologies

Monitoring systems & data acquisition

Sensor-based condition monitoring, sensor fusion, data transmission and data acquisition

Rail Vehicle dynamics

Multi-objective optimization of dynamic vehicle behavior

Wheel-rail interaction

Systematic investigation and simulation of wheel-rail interaction and wheel-rail contact and improvement of detection methods

Driving dynamics

Vehicle dynamics investigations and analysis of factors influencing train performance

Do you have any questions or would you like to commission us?

Please contact us.

Email:  Contact Railway Vehicle Technology (SFT)

Phone: 0711 685-66663

Please visit our partner on TTI GmbH (Subsidiary of the University of Stuttgart).

Contact Acting Head of Railway Vehicle Technology


Contact Railway Vehicle Technology

Pfaffenwaldring 9, 70569 Stuttgart

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