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Manufacturing Engineering: Meet Anna

Manufacturing Engineering: Meet Anna

Initially I was enrolled on the Product Design Engineering course, however during my gap year I decided that I didn’t really want to focus on design itself and more towards how products were produced, so I contacted Loughborough University and they were very helpful and switched me straight over to the Manufacturing Engineering course. When …

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Excellence100 – Professor Lisa Jackson

Excellence100 – Professor Lisa Jackson

So for me, I look at risk and reliability modeling.So if you take a system and you think about how it might fail,then you want to try to mitigate against those failures.You most of the time you just get in your car or you get on a planeyou don’t necessarily think of what happens if …

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Understanding the Tyre-road Interface

Understanding the Tyre-road Interface

Well I will start with a cliche stating that all control forces in a vehicle aredeveloped at the four contact patches of the tires and these are quite small soquite insignificant at first sight. As vehicle dynamics engineers we’reinterested in predicting tire forces, these control forces on a vehicle andwe do this using mathematical models …

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Challenges for Autonomous Vehicles

Challenges for Autonomous Vehicles

Now they’ll have lots of excitement and noise about autonomous vehicles.They attract lots of public interest and attention. Among many other challenges Ithink there are three top challenges in this area. The first one is how to makesure the autonomous vehicle is able to cope with any unexpected events. The second ishow to demonstrate the …

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