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Dr. Ferdinand Wikidal

Theory & Calculation

  •  6 years as scientific assistant at the FZG (Forschungstelle für Zahnräder und  Getriebebau) at the Technical University of Munich

  •  Futher development of the calculation program RIKOR for the FVA (Forschungs-  vereinigung für Antriebstechnik)

  •  PhD thesis: “Calculation of the tooth flank pressure for cylindrical and helical gears  considering elastic deformations and deviations caused by production"

Design & Production

  •  3 years as head of design in the department for extruder gearboxes at the
     A. Friedr. Flender AG

Failure Analysis

  •  7 years as expert for failure analysis at the AZT (Allianz Zentrum für Technik) 
     area of expertise: gearboxes, bearings and drive trains of wind turbines