Person

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing., Universitätsprofessorin

Katharina Schmitz

(geb. Schrank)

Head of Department

Photography of Miss Professor Schmitz
Lehrstuhl und Institut für fluidtechnische Antriebe und Systeme

Address

Building: Cluster Produktionstechnik

Room: 336

Campus-Boulevard 30

52074 Aachen

Contact

workPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 47701
Fax: +49 241 80 647712
 

Education and Scientific Career

  • since 2018 Director of the Institute for Fluid Power Drives and Systems (ifas), RWTH Aachen University
  • 2015 Doctoral thesis and Dr.-Ing. certificate with the thesis: "Eindimensionale Hydrauliksimulation mehrphasiger Systeme"
  • 2005 - 2010 Study of Mechanical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Specialization: Mechanical Process Engineering

Professional Background

  • 2016 - 2017 Technical Manager, Hunger Maschinen GmbH, Würzburg
  • 2015 - 2016 Project Engineer, Walter Hunger International GmbH, Lohr a.M.
  • 2010 - 2015 Academic staff at IFAS of RWTH Aachen University
    • 2013-2015 Deputy Chief Engineer
 

Publications

A General Approach for Automating Teleoperated Construction Machines
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2019)
Lee, Hyung Joo
Brell-Cokcan, Sigrid
Schmitz, Katharina
Numerical study on novel hydraulic pump concept
Contribution to a conference proceedings, Journal Article (2019)
Lee, Seong-Ryeol
Schoemaker, Florian
Stammen, Christian
Schmitz, Katharina
Development of a novel measurement and actuation system for a high pressure falling body viscometer
Journal Article (2019)
Reinertz, Olivier Georg
Rückert, Marcel
Schmitz, Katharina
Fluid Power Innovations : On track for Future Challenges?
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2019)
Reinertz, Olivier Georg
Schmitz, Katharina
Efficiency Optimized Pneumatic Pressure Booster
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2019)
Reinertz, Olivier Georg
Schmitz, Katharina
Decentralized Compact Hydraulic Power Supply by High Speed Components
Journal Article (2019)
Roth, David
Jacobs, Georg
Pietrzyk, Tobias
Schmitz, Katharina
Thermo-elastohydrodynamic simulation of the piston-cylinder contact in high-pressure pumps at 3000 bar
Journal Article (2019)
Özdemir, Ömer
Fischer, Felix Lukas
Rienäcker, Adrian
Schmitz, Katharina
Effects of an elevated water content on electrostatic charging
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2019)
Weishaar, Philipp Cedric
Mielke, Tobias
Schmitz, Katharina
Trends und Highlights der Hannover Messe 2019
Journal Article (2019)
Aengenheister, Stefan
Deuster, Sebastian
Duensing, Yannick
Guse, Fabian
Rambaks, Andris
Weishaar, Philipp
Schmitz, Katharina
Measuring the Losses of Hydrostatic Pumps and Motors - A Critical Review of ISO 4409:2007
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2019)
Achten, Peter
Mommers, Robin
Nishumi, Takao
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Sepehri, Nariman
Stelson, Kim
Palmberg, Jan-Ove
Schmitz, Katharina
Methods for Determination of the Gap Height in water-lubricated Contacts
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2019)
Schoemacker, Florian
Schmitz, Katharina
Optimization of a disc-disc tribometer to avoid hysteresis during friction measurements
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2019)
Holzer, Achill
Schmitz, Katharina
Carbon Footprint Determination of an electro-hydraulic compact axle (EHA) based on DIN EN ISO 14067
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2019)
Waerder, Maximilian
Merkelbach, Stephan
Schmitz, Katharina
Experimental investigation of the hard-hard contact in seat valves
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2019)
Mielke, Tobias
Schmitz, Katharina
On the Saturation Dynamics of the Oil Film on a Hydraulic Cylinder Rod During Extension
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2019)
Mielke, Tobias
Schmitz, Katharina
Analytical approach to calculate the rotational angle-dependent compensation ratio of the cylinder block - valve plate contact in axial piston machines
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2019)
Lee, Seong-Ryeol
Wegner, Stephan
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Schmitz, Katharina
Hydro-Mechanical Pressure Control Concepts for Digital Displacement Pumps
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2019)
Reinertz, Olivier Georg
Schmitz, Katharina
Bauraumreduktion durch Drehzahlanhebung - Einsatz von High-Speed-Antrieben in elektrohydraulischen Linearaktuatoren für mobile Anwendungen
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2019)
Roth, David
Roth, David
Jacobs, Georg
Jacobs, Georg
Kramer, Achim
Kramer, Achim
Krech, Max
Krech, Max
Pietrzyk, Tobias
Pietrzyk, Tobias
Schmitz, Katharina
Schmitz, Katharina
Entwicklung und Auslegung einer elektro-hydraulischen Achse mit einem 48 V High-Speed-Antrieb zur Dezentralisierung der Arbeitshydraulik eines Kompaktbaggers
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2019)
Pietrzyk, Tobias
Schmitz, Katharina
Lee, Seong-Ryeol
Roth, David
Jacobs, Georg
Dezentrale kompakte Hydraulikversorgung durch High Speed-Komponenten
Journal Article (2019)
Roth, David
Jacobs, Georg
Pietrzyk, Tobias
Schmitz, Katharina
A Novel Exergy Efficient Vacuum Pump
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2019)
Reinertz, Olivier Georg
Schmitz, Katharina
High-Pressure Capillary Viscometer with Variable Shear-Rate
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2019)
Fischer, Felix Lukas
Hofmeister, Marius
Schmitz, Katharina
Tribological Qualification and Prediction of Fracture Probability of High-Performance Ceramics for Application in Flat Sliding Valves
Journal Article (2019)
Liu, Chao
Aengenheister, Stefan
Herzog, Simone
Deng, Yuanbin
Kaletsch, Anke
Bezold, Alexander
Schmitz, Katharina
Broeckmann, Christoph
Simulation and experimental validation of translational hydraulic seal wear
Journal Article (2019)
Angerhausen, Julian Benedikt
Woyciniuk, Maik
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Schmitz, Katharina
Design of a semi-physical dynamic model for a pneumatic bulge test using local model networks trained with FEM data
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Matthiesen, Gunnar
Braun, Alexander
Reinertz, Olivier Georg
Schmitz, Katharina
Additive manufacturing processes in fluid power - properties and opportunities demonstrated at a flow-optimized fitting
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Matthiesen, Gunnar
Merget, Daniel
Rückert, Marcel
Schmitz, Katharina
Schleifenbaum, Johannes Henrich
Investigating Electrostatic Flow Charging Using a Small Scale Test Bench
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Weishaar, Philipp C.
Görres, Alexander
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Schmitz, Katharina
Experimental Evaluation of System Efficiency for a Hydraulic Hybrid Architecture of Excavators
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings, Journal Article (2018)
Hijikata, Seiji
Weishaar, Philipp
Liefeld, Roland
Schmitz, Katharina
Water Vapour Cavitation in Hydraulic Fluids
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Kratschun, Filipp
Mielke, Tobias
Schmitz, Katharina
On the dissolved water amount in the oil film on a piston rod
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Mielke, Tobias
Schmitz, Katharina
Nichtlineare, inverse Parameteridentifikation zur TEHD-Simulation von geschmierten Kontakten bei hohen Druckgradienten
Contribution to a conference proceedings, Journal Article (2018)
Özdemir, Ömer
Senge, Matthias
Fischer, Felix Lukas
Rienäcker, Adrian
Schmitz, Katharina
Determination of the Dynamic Characteristics of a Hydraulic Reservoir for its AIr Release Efficiency Using Multiphase CFD Model
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Mostafavi, Rahelehsadat
Tiffin, Dominic
Schmitz, Katharina
Development of a Prototype Valve for a Hydro-mechanical Braking-torque Control used on Railway Disc Brakes
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Bordovsky, Patrik
Merkel, Philip Amos
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Reinertz, Olivier Georg
Schmitz, Katharina
Wasserzutritt in hydraulischen Systemen
Journal Article (2018)
Mielke, Tobias
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Schmitz, Katharina
A Numerical Approach for the Evaluation of a Capillary Viscometer Experiment
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Fischer, Felix Lukas
Bartz, Julian
Schmitz, Katharina
Brouwer, Ludwig
Schwarze, Hubert
A Survey of Industrial Internet of Things in the Field of Fluid Power: Basic Concept and Requirements for Plug-and-Produce
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Alt, Raphael Maria
Malzahn, Justus
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Schmitz, Katharina
High Pressure Rheology - On the Statistics of Falling Body Viscometers
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Rückert, Marcel
Reinertz, Olivier Georg
Schmitz, Katharina
Online Life Cycle Assessment for Fluid Power Manufacturing Systems – Challenges and Opportunities
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Rückert, Marcel
Merkelbach, Stephan
Alt, Raphael
Schmitz, Katharina
Dichtungen der Fluidtechnik
Contribution to a book (2018)
Angerhausen, Julian Benedikt
Fischer, Felix Lukas
Mielke, Tobias
Schmitz, Katharina
Lärmbeeinflussung und -vermeidung in der Fluidtechnik
Contribution to a book (2018)
Waerder, Maximilian
Schleihs, Christian Wolfgang
Schmitz, Katharina
Schädigungen durch Wasser in hydraulischen Systemen
Journal Article (2018)
Mielke, Tobias
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Schmitz, Katharina
Thermo-Elastohydrodynamic Simulation of the Piston-Cylinder Contact in High-Pressure Pumps at 3000 bar
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Özdemir, Ömer
Fischer, Felix Lukas
Rienacker, Adrian
Schmitz, Katharina
A Hydraulic Hybrid Architecture combining an Open Center with a Constant Pressure System for Excavators
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Hijikata, Seiji
Weishaar, Philipp
Sugimura, Ken
Schmitz, Katharina
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Surface tension of fuels - Analysis of measurement methods and applicability on rail-pressure environments
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Rückert, Marcel
Reinertz, Olivier Georg
Schmitz, Katharina
Design study of a high speed power unit for electro hydraulic actuators (EHA) in mobile applications
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Pietrzyk, Tobias
Roth, David Johannes
Schmitz, Katharina
Jacobs, Georg
High Pressure Falling Cylinder Viscometer - Error Analysis and Improvement Proposal
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Rückert, Marcel
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Schmitz, Katharina
A survey of “Industrie 4.0” in the field of Fluid Power - challenges and opportunities by the example of field device integration
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Alt, Raphael Maria
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Schmitz, Katharina
Entrainment of free water into hydraulic systems through the rod sealing
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Mielke, Tobias
Schmitz, Katharina
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Hollow Pistons in Hydraulics : Possibilities of Increasing Volumetric Efficiencies
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2017)
Rückert, Marcel
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Schmitz, Katharina
Simulation der Dynamik einer Gasblase zur Untersuchung des Diesel-Effekts in hydraulischen Systemen
Journal Article (2016)
Schmitz, Katharina
Kratschun, Filipp
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
CFD Simulation and Measurement of Flow Forces Acting on a Spool Valve
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2016)
Bordovsky, Patrik
Schmitz, Katharina
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Comparison of Heat-Properties and its Implications between Standard-Oil and Bio-Oil
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2016)
Rückert, Marcel
Schmitz, Katharina
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Experimental investigation of the Bunsen and the Diffusion coefficients in hydraulic fluids
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2016)
Kratschun, Filipp
Schmitz, Katharina
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Modelling of the influence of entrained and dissolved air on the performance of an oil-hydraulic capacity
Journal Article (2015)
Schmitz, Katharina
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Displacement Units and their Future Development Potential
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2015)
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Schmitz, Katharina
Schulze Schencking, Dirk
Eindimensionale Hydrauliksimulation mehrphasiger Fluide
Dissertation / PhD Thesis (2015)
Schrank, Katharina
An Overview of Novel Designs for Hydraulic Piston Units
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2014)
Schrank, Katharina
Schulze Schencking, Dirk
Schleihs, Christian Wolfgang
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Displacement Units and Development Potential
Abstract, Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2014)
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Schrank, Katharina
Schulze Schencking, Dirk
Investigation of different methods to measure the entrained air content in hydraulic oils
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2014)
Schrank, Katharina
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Stammen, Christian
A new approach to model a multi-phase hydraulic capacity and its experimental validation
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2014)
Schrank, Katharina
Stammen, Christian
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Beschreibung der Strömungskraft in Längsschieberventilen mittels Impulserhaltung
Journal Article (2013)
Schrank, Katharina
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Measurements of air absorption and air release characteristics in hydraulic oils at low pressure
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2013)
Schrank, Katharina
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Stammen, Christian
CFD simulations and experiments of the dispersed two-phase flow through hydraulic orifices
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2013)
Schrank, Katharina
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Stammen, Christian
A new lumped parameter model and its experimental validation describing the two-phase flow through hydraulic resistances
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2013)
Schrank, Katharina
Murrenhoff, Hubertus
Stammen, Christian
Was ist Hydraulik?
Journal Article (2012)
Dießel, Dominic
Schrank, Katharina
Murrenhoff, Hubertus