Herbert woe

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Herbert Weh (born March 1, 1928 in Lindau (Lake Constance) ) is a German electrical engineer .


From 1947 Weh studied electrical engineering at the Technical University of Karlsruhe and in December 1955 submitted his doctoral thesis to its faculty for mechanical sciences . From 1954 he worked as head of the development department of the machine manufacturer Schorch in Rheydt . From 1961 to 1995 he was head of the Institute for Electrical Machines, Drives and Railways at the Technical University of Braunschweig .

The focus of his work was the further development of electromagnetic energy conversion and the introduction of magnetic levitation technology. He is considered one of the fathers of the Transrapid .


Individual evidence

  1. ^ The Electrotechnical Institute of the Grand Ducal Technical University in Karlsruhe
  2. VDE ring of honor . Accessed January 31, 2018.