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Friction theory and experimentation
Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH) is a member university of the TU9 group. LUH is dedicated to research and education. Its faculty for mechanical engineering has currently about 3600 students and 870 employees. The faculty is subdivided into 20 institutes. The institute of dynamics and vibration research (IDS) will be the department of LUH which is mainly responsible for LUHs part in the project. About 40 researchers work in the team of IDS. The research interests of IDS ranges from dynamics of turbine blades and ultra-sonic systems to dynamic contacts including sealing contacts. IDS works in close collaboration with industrial partners in the framework of collaborative projects and consultancy services.