Past Events

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  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    25 October 2017 19:30 to 21:30
    Dunton Technical Centre - Essex
    This talk will cover two papers by DSD engineers looking in more detail at this subject: Dr. Sam Fraser will discuss the potential benefits of using 48V in hybrid architectures and present a low cost passive freewheel coast concept enabled by smart engine and motor control. James Major will discuss the potential advantages of using the hybrid motor functions to take cost out of a P2 base transmission.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    21 June 2017 19:30 to 19:30
    Event Cancelled
    THIS EVENT IS NOW CANCELLED
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Official visit
    19 May 2017 18:00 to 22:00
    Dunton Technical Centre - Essex
    This special event will provide a unique opportunity to meet with the President of the IMechE, Jon Hilton and hear about his path from apprentice and IMechE young member to Managing Director and IMechE President.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    17 May 2017 19:30 to 21:00
    Dunton Technical Centre - Essex
    The Automotive Electronic Systems Innovation Network (AESIN) will present on their role in the forthcoming developments in Autonomous Vehicle developments.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    19 April 2017 19:30 to 21:00
    Dunton Technical Centre - Essex
    This lecture will give an overview of what we can expect to see in the coming decades from our transport network.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    15 March 2017 19:30 to 21:00
    Anglian Ruskin University - Chelmsford
    The speaker will promote a forthcoming book, the title of which is Man of Speed – Reid Railton. He was the English designer behind the land and water speed records of Malcolm Campbell and the great record successes of John Cobb, bringing the land-speed record to just on 400 mph in 1947
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    15 February 2017 19:30 to 21:30
    Dunton Technical Centre - Essex
    Duncan Metcalfe will be giving an overview of the engineering behind the family of MX65 manual transmissions which provide modular 5/6 speed lower cost transmissions, with improved shift quality, fuel economy, NVH, quality and customer satisfaction
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    15 February 2017 18:00 to 19:30
    *Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) - London
    Understanding the customer is a key enabler for successful engineering in the Ford Motor Company. This lecture will provide a brief summary of the recent Ford Transit development using key customer insights. The speaker will be Joe Bakaj, Vice President Product Development Ford of Europe.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    18 January 2017 19:30 to 21:30
    Dunton Technical Centre - Essex
    Richard Morris will talk about alternative vehicle propulsion technologies, including hydrogen, electrical and liquid nitrogen technologies. He will present a personal view of what might power personal transportation in the long term future. Horiba MIRA is an engineering integrator, which has been working on these technologies, not a supplier of them but experienced understanding of the relative strengths.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    16 November 2016 19:30 to 21:30
    Dunton Technical Centre - Essex
    Bentley Continental GT3 - A different approach to race car development
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    12 October 2016 19:30 to 21:30
    Anglian Ruskin University - Chelmsford
    What will power your car in 2030?
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    01 June 2016 09:30 to 15:00
    Bertrandt UK Ltd - Basildon, Essex
    All Engineers, who satisfy the academic and competence requirements, and who wish to make an application for Professional Registration as a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer should attend this workshop
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    18 May 2016 19:30 to 21:30
    Holiday Inn Hotel - Basildon - Basildon, Essex
    Ian Minards will talk about the design and development of the new and exciting additions to their range of exclusive, high performance motor cars.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Official visit
    06 May 2016 18:00 to 21:00
    Dunton Technical Centre - Essex
    Special Annual Event: An Evening with IMechE President Prof. Richard Folkson
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    20 April 2016 19:30 to 21:30
    Dunton Technical Centre - Essex
    The new SUV from Bentley: Bentayga Nigel Tew will discuss the challenges associated with engineering an SUV that encompasses the spirit of Bentley Motors. Imposing and capable, Bentayga has been conceived and crafted to open up a realm of luxury and performance previously unattainable in an SUV.
    Industry: Automobile
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