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Run, Lola, run: Episode 11 - 55 Kilos "Live Weight"

Run, Lola, run: Episode 11 - 55 Kilos "Live Weight"

LOLA is exactly 1.8 metres tall and 55 kilos in weight. Mechanical engineer Sebastian Lohmeier built LOLA as a stable and lightweight structure. Its lower leg is the largest, and yet just one of 5,000 parts of the body, all of which must be accurate to a few thousandths of a millimetre. Electrical engineer Mathias Bachmayer meanwhile is dealing with the control of LOLA's 22 joints. For this he needs an oven....

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Universities/institutes
Technische Universität München
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Universität Bielefeld
Topics
Engineering Sciences
Keywords
DFG Science TV, Run, Lola, Sebastian Lohmeier, weight, light, construction, aeroplanes, cars, lower leg, 2008
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Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

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