Thorsten Helmig

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Institute of Heat and Mass Transfer


Building: 1225

Room: 305

Augustinerbach 6

52056 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 95544
Fax: +49 241 80 92143

Functions and competences

Office Hours

To the office hours.

Personal competences

  • Inverse Heat Transfer
  • Experimental and numerical investigation of contact heat transfer
  • CFD Simulation

Fields of applied research

  • High precision manufacturing processes
  • Thermomanagement of machine tools
  • Application of cooling lubricant to enhance heat transfer in cutting processes

Current Projects

  • SFB TR 96 Thermo-energetic Design of Machine Tools



Title Author(s)
Numerical and experimental determinations of contact heat transfer coefficients in nonisothermal glass molding
Journal Article (2019)
Vu, Anh Tuan
Helmig, Thorsten
Vu, Anh Ngoc
Frekers, Yona Henrik
Grunwald, Tim
Kneer, Reinhold
Bergs, Thomas
A Coupling Approach Combining Computational Fluid Dynamics and Finite Element Method to Predict Cutting Fluid Effects on the Tool Temperature in Cutting Processes
Journal Article (2019)
Helmig, Thorsten
Peng, Bingxiao
Ehrenpreis, Claas
Augspurger, Thorsten
Frekers, Yona Henrik
Kneer, Reinhold
Bergs, Thomas
Investigation of heat flows during the milling processes through infrared thermography and inverse modelling
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Helmig, Thorsten
Augspurger, Thorsten
Frekers, Y.
Döbbeler, B.
Klocke, Fritz
Kneer, Reinhold
A numerical approach for investigating thermal contact conductance
Journal Article (2017)
Frekers, Yona Henrik
Helmig, Thorsten
Burghold, Ernst Michael
Kneer, Reinhold