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Mr. Johannes Hofbauer was awarded the study prize of the SEW-Eurodrive Foundation for his master thesis with the title "Analysis of the dynamic load of mobile cranes using the non-linear finite element method". The work of Mr. Hofbauer made a significant contribution to a better understanding of the…

Dear Sir or Madam, First of all, we would like to thank you for your interest in our 25th Fachtagung Schüttgutfördertechnik on 16 and 17 September 2020 in Garching near Munich. Due to the current Covid-19 situation we have to inform you that the symposium will not take place this year. This…

The final research report on the research project Intuitive Load Control - Development of an Intuitive, Control Concept for Load Lifting Machines is now freely available and can be downloaded here The aim of the research project was to develop an intuitive control concept for cranes using a…

This year we are organising the Fachtagung Schüttgutfördertechnik for the 25th time. The symposium about bulk materials handling technology will take place on 16 and 17 September 2020 in Garching near Munich. The event enjoys lively participation by scientists, plant engineers and operators, thus…

As a member of TUM, the chair of fml also shares the spirit of international cooperation. Prof. Biaosong Chen visited our chair today with his team members, Prof. Haijun Peng, Dr. Sheng Zhang and Mr. Yunpeng Li. They all come from the Faculty of Engineering Mechanics, Dalian University of…

Almost every youngster has dreamed of being able to operate a giant crane. Until now, operating the heavy machines has been extremely complicated. Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have now developed concepts for intuitive crane control that make operations seem as easy as…

The bauma Innovation Award 2019, which was awarded during the opening ceremony of bauma, went to an Augmented Reality application for excavator drivers in the category "Research & Science". In joint cooperation, the Chair of Materials Handling Material Flow Logistics (fml), the augmented reality…

The project "Construction Site 4.0 using AR and BIM" brings a completely new holography technology to the construction site. The use of BIM data, which are displayed as 3D models on the real construction site by means of mixed reality data glasses, results in many additional benefits and manifold…