Engineering Design and Product Reliability

Head of the Academic Chair

Office H 66
Building Hauptgebäude
Room H 2027
Address Straße des 17. Juni 135
10623 Berlin

Office hours are available by appointment

Please send an email to the administrative office to arrange an appointment with Professor Liebich. Be sure to always use your TU Berlin email address.

Research (a selection)

  • Simulation of damage in engines
  • Dynamic behavior of engine structures and its simulation
  • Gas foil bearing
  • Stripping behavior of brush seals
  • Residual life of wind turbines
  • Adaptive blades in turbomachinery
  • Active and passive vibration reduction of rotors
  • Simulating friction corrosion processes
  • Machine diagnostics for engines and wind turbines
  • New balancing methods
  • Service life and fatigue strength predictions
  • Vibration behavior of washing machine housings



  • Design Theory 1, 2, and 3
  • Design Against Stress and Vibrations
  • Strength and Fatigue
  • Rotor Dynamics
  • Balancing Techniques
  • Sustainable Drive Systems and Components

Consulting and other services

  • Consulting in the fields of design, rotor dynamics, machine dynamics, structural dynamics, and machine diagnostics
  • Counterbalancing
  • Metrological tests
  • Calculations concerning the statics and dynamics of machines, structures and rotors