The Institut für Getriebetechnik, Maschinendynamik und Robotik (IGMR) at RWTH Aachen University has been in existence since 1959.

In teaching and research, IGMR employees are involved in the analysis, design and optimization of a wide variety of motion systems. This diversity (e.g. cam gears, crank gears, gear and traction gears as well as their combinations) is presented in the gear lexicon.

The Institute is a competent partner for the solution of kinematic, dynamic or vibration-related tasks for all motion systems. The IGMR’s expertise is evident in structural and dimensional synthesis as well as in the areas of tolerance analysis, measurement technology, design of controlled drives (e.g. electronic cam disk), cam gears, path planning and motion design.

The solution of interdisciplinary research tasks is made possible through cooperation with other university institutes and industry.

Further information can be found on our institute page.