Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF

Director: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tobias Melz

Contact: Prof. Dr. Thilo Bein

The most important markets of Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability LBF are automotive and commercial vehicle engineering, aviation and rail vehicle technology, as well as ship building. We pool together the individual competences and services of our institute in a market-specific and intertechnological manner to create tailored solutions.

Our services for the automotive & railway industry are particularly designed to meet the requirements of OE and their suppliers. Particularly in the areas of power trains, carriages and bodywork, you can  benefit from our long-standing experience regarding construction, materials, manufacturing processes and safety. Fraunhofer LBF offers all services from a single source, ranging from the numerical and experimental simulation of fatigue testing, the improved design of lightweight structures to the developement of active systems.