Archive for the ‘Mechanical Engineering’ Category

Bath appoints Programme Director to drive forward automotive research Institute

Gavin Edwards has been appointed as Programme Director of the University of Bath’s Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS).

Funeral details for Dr Stefan Petrusewicz, former lecturer

The sad news has reached us of the death of Dr Stefan Petrusewicz, former lecturer and a founder member of the University of Bath

Bath student named winner of prestigious engineering award

University of Bath engineering student Martins Zalmans has been named winner of the 2017 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award.

University of Bath appoint architects for £60m automotive research facility

Stride Treglown and DKA have been selected as the architects to design the University of Bath’s Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems.

IAAPS to advance fuel development

The new global centre will focus on Ultra Low Emission Vehicles and advanced fuel development

Internal combustion after Mazda's 'holy grail' breakthrough

Prof Jamie Turner provides expert comment to IMechE about new breakthrough in compression ignition developed by Mazda.

SpaceSoc: a force to be reckoned with

Bath students demonstrate they are a force to be reckoned with in space engineering and can compete on a national stage.

Death of Prof Darryl P Almond (formerly of Materials Science)

We regret to announce the death of Emeritus Professor Darryl P Almond, who joined the University of Bath in 1976.

Improving the machinability of super alloys

Student's final-year project fires interest in manufacturing and management

New £60 million automotive facility to propel UK jobs and investment

The University of Bath has received significant new government investment to develop the Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems.

New investment for IAAPS

Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell, President & VC, gives her thoughts on the significant new development

Students build lunar rover: Aqua Lunae

A team of eight engineering students has been working on a small lunar rover model for a national competition.

Bath students develop ultra-efficient 3,112 mpg vehicle

A team of mechanical engineering students from the University of Bath has designed and raced a vehicle able to travel a distance that’s the equivalent of travelling from Bath to Boston (USA) on a single gallon of fuel.

Team Bath Racing unveil 2017 race car

The UK’s top Formula Student team, Team Bath Racing, unveiled its new car for the 2017 season at an exclusive launch event at the University of Bath.

Building an electric racing superbike

Bath Zero's mission to design & build an electric superbike to compete at the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy in June

Chancellor of the Exchequer visits Bath

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Phillip Hammond, visited the University of Bath today (Tuesday 30 May), to hear about the University’s world-leading automotive research.

Meet TBR's chassis manager

Oli Cartlidge joined Team Bath Racing in his first year & is now leading the manufacture of the chassis

Chris Brace discusses the future of diesel

Now that modern diesel engines have cleaned up their act, do they deserve a second chance?

Big step forward in powered ankle prostheses

Andrew Plummer talks about a new prosthetic, developed by Chas A. Blatchford & Sons in collaboration with our Mechanical Engineering researchers,which combines an electric hydraulic system with an intricate pattern of sensors that allow amputees to climb slopes effortlessly and plant one of their feet firmly on the ground without dragging it behind - a common problem for all lower-limb prosthetic wearers.

Testing the aerodynamics of drone wings

Hemant Chudasama's final-year project investigates methods to improve wing's lift characteristics