Past Events

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  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    25 January 2011 19:00 to 21:30
    Perkins Auditorium - Peterborough
    Controlled Auto-Ignition (CAI) or Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) combustion is a combustion process which utilises homogeneous air/fuel mixture, but combustion is initiated by fuel self-ignition. It therefore combines features of both SI and CI combustion. During compression process, local in-homogeneity results in non-unified temperature throughout combustion chamber. When hotter parts overcome their activation energies, combustion in these parts starts. Energy extherm heats the
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    11 January 2011 19:30 to 21:00
    The Holiday Inn - Peterborough - Peterborough
    The large Hadron Collider, a 27-kilometer long particle accelerator, the latest in a long series of experiments designed to probe the inner workings of matter. Located in a tunnel beneath the Swiss/French border near Gebeva, it was turned into a great fanfare in late 2008, An accident delayed operations by a further year and only in 2010 did physics data-taking start in earnest. The talk will cover the motivations for building particle accelerators, the history of particle physics and the machin
    Industry: Energy transfer & thermofluid mechanics
  • Event Type: Social Event
    14 December 2010 19:00 to 22:00
    Peterborough United Football Club - Peterborough
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    23 November 2010 19:00 to 21:30
    Perkins Auditorium - Peterborough
    Industry: Offshore engineering
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    12 October 2010 18:00 to 13 October 2010 21:00
    Thorpe Wood Holiday Inn,
    What is venture capital and how does it contribute to British Innovation? This talk will describe the key features and processes behind venture capital investments, illustrated with the amazing story of the waterless washing machine.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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