The Heiner H. Dörner-Homepage I am mad about "windenergy"
Three guiding principles attend my life:
Embracing knowledge is nothing but recollection.
He who is not curious will never be informed.
To foresee the future look into the past.
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very new, "windcuriosities of the world"(in german).
Dipl.-Ing. Heiner Dörner
Professional history and activities, chronological
born 24.4.1940, married, 3 children
Private adress: Pforzheimer Strasse 2, 74 078 Heilbronn-Kirchhausen,
Tel. und Fax: 07066 5917
Official adress: Institut für Flugzeugbau, Universität Stuttgart
Pfaffenwaldring 31, 70 550 Stuttgart. Telefon: 0711 685-2404. Fax: 0711 685-2449.
1959 School-leaving examination at the Robert-Mayer-Gymnasium in Heilbronn
1959 Otto-Lilienthal-prize-winner of the Wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft
für Luftfahrt (WGLR, nowaday DGLR), Bonn
1959/61 Mechanician apprenticeship in the company G.F.Grotz, Bissingen Enz
1961 University education in aeronautics, Technical Highschool Stuttgart
(Technische Hochschule Stuttgart, TH Stuttgart)
1967 Final: Diplomingenieur for aeronautics
1968 till to-day: Scientific co-worker at the Institute for airplane construction
(Institut für Flugzeugbau, IFB), till 1980 co-worker of Professor Hütter,
later of Professor Arendts
8. Semester: (windconditions, typology of wind power plants,
Hütter-theory, lay-out-example GROWIAN).
1991 Lecturer at the "Fachhochschule für Technik Esslingen, (FHTE)".
Students of the FHTE, semester 7 and 8, click here
for the actuell information about the lecture: "Windenergy-conversion-systems".
Previous research fields: and
(have a look to the publication list)
Since 1971 Instructor for 2 or 3 tracers (draftsmen/girls) as skilled workers.
Since 1971 Member of the faculty counsel, faculty Aeronautics and Astronautics
Since 1971 Head of the stage bureau of the faculty Aeronautics and Astronautics
(permanent contact to the industry as Daimler Benz, M.A.N., DASA, Airbus, DORNIER)
The Praktikantenamt(stage bureau) is attached to the
Institut für Flugzeugbau.
The student has to fullfill a basic training calledGrundpraktikum, duration 8 weeks, as far as possible before the beginning
of the studies. Following the 4th semester the student has to do a 18 weeks
professionel training, the so called Fachpraktikum.
After a hard work of 5 years, at the end of 1995, I have finished finally the book about
my old university-teacher professor Dr. Ulrich Hütter.
Title of the book: University-teacher, constructor, artist".
Who is interested in? You can order this technic-historical book about:
"Soaringflight - Windenergy - Glassfibers",
with more than 300, partly coloured, pictures, drawings and diagrams, via fax,
directly from the institute
(Fax-No.in Germany (0)711 685-2449).
The price is DM 39.80 plus DM 3.20 for packing, not included postage fees.
I am responsible for the CAD-Laboratory, with 10 workstations DEC-5000.
We use the not well known sofware CADRA. This is a 2-D-software.
We offer our students voluntary short-courses at the screen,
3 sessions in one week, each session roughly 3 hours.
Since 1959 I am member of our class-organisation, the
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Luft- und Raumfahrt
(DGLR). In this organisation
I am a little bit engaged. 1996 I was elected as chairman of the committee S 7.1
"Geschichte der Luftfahrt",, this means "Aviation History". My representative is Dr. Joachim Grenzdörfer,
Berlin. All students should be member of the DGLR.
Who is interested? Click already here.
Since 1971 I am non-party town councillor of the "Freie Wähler Vereinigung"
(FWV). The FWV is a non-party union. My hometown Heilbronn (120 000 inhabitants)
has 40 councillors in the city council .(FWV) Since 1981 I am representative president of the FWV-organisation in the state of Baden-Württemberg e.V., Stuttgart,
Four legislative periods member of the "Landesschulbeirates" (board of education)
of the state of Baden-Württemberg
Jogging, also Marathon
Tiffany-Glasworks I keep my home-page allways topical.
Status actually, january 2001
informations about lectures/
papers of study and diploma-thesises
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At the end, here an old swabian maxim, also mine (spoken in Swabian): En trockena, herzhafta Riasling zom Spargl odr Fisch, en leichta, bodaständiga
Trollinger zom Veschpern odr oifach dazwischanei ond en donkla, kräftiga
Lemberger zom siniera, meh brauchts net.
(some words in explanation: trockena=dry, herzhafta=substantial, Riasling=kind of white wine,
Spargl=asparagus, bodastädiga=indigenous, native, Trollinger=kind of red wine,
Veschpern=to have a light meal, oifach=simply, dazwischenei=at times, donkla=dark,
kräfiga=strong, Lemberger=kind of wine (deep red), zom siniera= for meditation,
meh brauchts net=nothing else is needed.