Fundamentals of Tractor Design (Hardcover)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h. c. Karl Theodor Renius holds a diploma in Mechanical Engineering (1965) and a PhD in Hydraulics (1973) from the TU Braunschweig, Germany. From 1973 to 1981, he was Manager of DEUTZ Advanced Tractor Engineering at the new KHD Development Center in Cologne. He then became Manager of DEUTZ Tractor Development at KHD in Cologne. During the same period, he was appointed as an honorary lecturer on tractor design at RWTH Aachen. From 1982 to 2003 he served as a Full Professor and Head of the Institute of Agricultural Machinery at the Technical University Munich (TUM), Germany. Since his retirement in 2003, he has served as Honorary Head of the section "Mobile Machinery" at the Institute of Automotive Technology, at TUM, Germany. During his professional career, he was involved in major international projects. His areas of expertise include agricultural mechanization and tractor design; drive trains, hydraulics and terramechanics of tractors and mobile machinery; cumulative damage in fatigue; global product planning; technology management and technology transfer.