Past Events

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VIVACE: A Revolutionary Ocean Energy Concept that Transforms Problems into Valuable Resources

SINGAPORE Nge Ann Polytechnic | 12 May 2010 18:15 to 20:00
Event type: Technical Lecture

VIVACE is a novel approach to extract energy from flowing water currents. For decades, engineers have been trying to prevent Vortex Induced Vibrations (VIV) from damaging offshore equipment and structures. By maximizing and exploiting VIV rather than spoiling and preventing it, VIVACE takes this ‘problem’ and transforms it into a valuable resource for mankind. VIVACE devices have many potential advantages, which improve installation survivability in hostile underwater environment and enable

Industry sector: Renewable energy.

Technical Visit - Zero Energy Building

Zero Energy Building | 14 December 2009 16:45 to 18:30
Event type: Technical Visit

The next IMechE Technical Visit will be on Monday the 14th December 2009 to the Zero Energy Building at the BCA Academy. At the Zero Energy Building, you will get to see various green building technologies installed to improve energy efficiency in the building. Both passive and active solutions have been implemented. Examples include daylight solutions such as mirror ducts, light shelves and light pipes, atypical air conditioning solutions such as personalized ventilation and displacement coo

Industry sector: Construction & building services.

Branch Meeting and Technical Talk

SINGAPORE - Raffles Room, Tanglin Club | 09 December 2009 18:30 to 21:30
Event type: Technical Lecture

Developments in Very High Speed Rail Transport. In meeting the needs for high speed intercity transport rail passengers today want more than mere high speed. In fact, achieving very high speed (VHS) is now a given. The new priorities in rail transportation for all stakeholders are: • Energy efficiency • High capacity • Customized comfort • Ecological sensitivity • Bombardier is a world leader in rail transportation. This presentation will look at the development of their new VHS

Industry sector: Railway.

Technology in Harnessing Wind Energy

SINGAPORE - Raffles Room, Tanglin Club | 15 September 2009 18:30 to 21:30
Event type: Technical Lecture

The next ordinary meeting of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Singapore Branch will take place on Tuesday 15th September, 2009. We are pleased to welcome Dr Narasimalu Srikanth of Vestas, to speak to the branch on the Technology in Harnessing Wind Energy. There will also be a short branch progress update from the Chairman. Please confirm your attendance as soon as possible by email to Clive Ford at: singaporesec@imechenetwork.org Today carbon emissions are increasing rapidly from a

Industry sector: Renewable energy.

Third Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust Lecture

SINGAPORE - National University of Singapore | 04 August 2009 18:30 to 21:00
Event type: Technical Lecture

The global demand for energy is increasingly met by offshore oil and gas exploration and production. The speaker has been involved in the construction and installation of some major projects and recognizes that Installation Engineering, through an integrated methodology in engineering for production and installation, will enhance competitiveness by enabling faster and safe construction. Research and development results on lift system, lift components and knowledge-based engineering design system

Industry sector: Offshore engineering.
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