Welcome to the Devon & Somerset Area

This site will be used to update you on events and activities being organised by the IMechE Devon & Somerset Area.  I hope you find something of interest in your area and if you need any further information please contact one of the committee members.

John Earp


Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    25 April 2019 18:30 to 20:00
    Leonardo Works - Yeovil
    The talk will cover the specifications for the main types of Aviation fuel and how the supply chains ensure that vary large quantities of fuel are unfailingly available to meet demand. The arrangements to supply the large quantities of fuel to aircraft at airports around the world will also be described.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    26 April 2019 09:00 to 27 April 2019 16:00
    The Winter Gardens - Weston-Super-Mare
    The Big Bang Science and Engineering Festival for 2019 will be based at the Winter Gardens on the Weston Super Mare seafront on 26th and 27th April 2019. The aim of the festival is to support and enhance the treatment of STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) being taught in primary schools and the narrow coverage of these subjects in secondary schools.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    30 April 2019 18:30 to 20:00
    Lecture Room A - TAunton
    The speaker will talk about the recent successes with the University of Nottingham's electric motorcycle, this year beating the previous electric course record for the TT Zero. Narrowly missing out on the win to Mugen Honda. The Pikes Peak (winning their class) and Moto-E (beating many petrol bikes). From a technical perspective the speaker will run through the development of the electric bikes. Highlighting the major challenges which needed to be overcome and the complex engineering employed.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    16 May 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    AnTech CTD Services Division (S), Unit 5 - Exeter
    “A visit and tour of AnTech, an oilfield services and products company” The visit would include an introduction talk about AnTech and also tours of the Products Department (for example wellhead outlets, slip ring collectors, logging heads, and gyros) and the Services Department (drilling tools).
    Industry: Coal / Oil / Gas
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