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Internship/ Master Thesis: Simulation of wind turbine drive trains


Lommel, VLI, BE, 3920 Antwerpen, Antwerp, BE, 2600

Req ID 45184 Lommel, Antwerpen, Belgium

We are looking for students (m/f/d) for ZF Wind Power at our location in Antwerp (Belgium). 


Within our Technology R&D department we can provide internships or master theses in one of the following domains: Finite Element Analyses on Sub-System and/or System Level, Multi-body simulation (MBS) utilizing Simpack or hydro dynamic simulations of journal bearings.


Your tasks:

  • Assessing the sensitivity of models to parameter variations by carrying out numeric empiric investigations, like Design of Experiments approaches
  • Validation of models by comparing measurement results to the simulation results
  • Research on state-of-the-art simulation techniques and modelling approaches
  • Automation of calculation processes by use of Python or Matlab


Your profile:

  • Pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering, or similar field of study
  • Basic knowledge and/or first experience with finite element tools or multi-body simulation modelling is required
  • Programming skills (Python and/or Matlab) as well as basic knowledge of drive train and gear technology are an advantage
  • Team spirit, analytical skills, quick comprehension, solution-oriented and independent working style and strong communication skills
  • Excellent communication skills in English


Be part of our ZF team and apply now!


Helena Paul

(+49) 7541 77969121

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