Dr.-Ing. Michael Heider

Dr.-Ing. Michael Heider received a degree in mechanical engineering in 2006 and a Ph.D. in 2012 at the Gear Research Center (FZG), Technical University Munich. He continued his work at FZG as team leader for gear dynamics and calculation. Since 2014, Heider has been a senior engineer at the Central Gear Technology division at RENK AG, Augsburg, for gear calculation, programming, and structural and dynamic analyses.  (Bio last updated 2015-08-01 Contact Randy Stott, Managing Editor, with changes.)

Articles by Michael Heider

  • Gear Noise Prediction in Automotive Transmissions (August 2015)
    Due to increasing requirements regarding the vibrational behavior of automotive transmissions, it is necessary to develop reliable methods for noise evaluation and design optimization. Continuous research led to the development of an elaborate method for gear noise evaluation. The presented methodology enables the gear engineer to optimize the microgeometry with respect to robust manufacturing.