Current and Future Events

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  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    10 October 2017 19:30 to 21:00
    Best Western Marks Tey Hotel - Colchester
    The lecture will consider the design and construction aspects of the electric car concept and will touch on the changes to the road infrastructure which will be needed to support them.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    07 November 2017 19:30 to 21:30
    Best Western Marks Tey Hotel - Colchester
    Central London has a combined sewer system to collect rain water and waste water. In heavy rain this system is liable to flood the streets without discharge to the Thames. The Thames Tideway Tunnel is being constructed to divert rainwater and waste water and to conduct it to the Beckton Sewerage Treatment Works before being discharged into the Thames as clean water.
    Industry: Construction & building services
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    05 December 2017 19:30 to 21:30
    Best Western Marks Tey Hotel - Colchester
    To prevent forgeries of bank notes and legal documents, the Bryan Donkin Rose lathe was manufactured in 1821 to produce the intricately engraved two-part printing plates for simultaneous printing in two colours. It was in use for over a century and is an early example of the geometrical lathe.
    Industry: Manufacturing
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    20 February 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    Best Western Marks Tey Hotel - Colchester
    The London Array is the largest offshore windfarm in the world. It lies 20km from the Kent coast and comprises 177 Siemens 3.6MW turbines. The electricity is exported via 33kV undersea cables to two three-storey offshore substations and from there to onshore substations.
    Industry: Offshore engineering
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