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Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h. c.

Burkhard Corves

Head of Institute
Chair and Institute of Mechanism Theory, Machine Dynamics and Robotics

Head of Institute


Building: 1220

Room: 509

Eilfschornsteinstraße 18

52062 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80-95553
Fax Fax: +49 241 80-92263

Functions and Competences

Work Areas

  • Mechanism Theoriy and Kinematics
    • Generation of desired Motions
  • Machine Dynamics and Vibration Technology
    • Avoidance of undesired Motions
  • Robotics and Mechatronics
    • Planning and Control of desired Motions
  • Institute Management
    • Use of desired and filtering of undesired information


  • Advanced Robotic Kinematics and Dynamics
  • Bewegungstechnik
  • Dynamik der Mehrkörpersysteme
  • Elektromechanische Antriebstechnik
  • Grundlagen der Maschinen- und Strukturdynamik
  • Maschinengestaltung
  • Multi Body Dynamics


Research and Industrial Projects of all Research Fields and Cross-Cutting Topics.