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How 3-phase Cage Induction Motors Work

Induction Motors are the workhourses of industry. They convert electricty into mechanical motion and can be >90% efficient. Unlike the little motors used in hair driers and train sets, Induction motors have no brush gear, so how do they work?Our organisation use special extra low voltage motors to demonstrate the...
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11 December 2018

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Instrumentation

My organisation can provide industrial equipment to measure Temperature, pressure, flow, mass-flow, pH and turbidity.Special test rigs allow candidates to get hands on experience of calibration techniques which put theory into practice
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11 December 2018

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CleverBooks Engineering and Space

CleverBooks Space, is a free mobile application empowered by Augmented Reality. It covers engineering and space interactive Augmented Reality tasks for primary and secondary level kids. It is designed to enhance interest and curiosity levels in STEM.The areas covered: planets of the Solar system, space...
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11 December 2018

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James Webb Space Telescope - Primary Resources

The James Webb Space Telescope will make observations of distant stars and planets. It is due to be launched on an Ariane 5 rocket in 2021 from French Guiana. It is a highly technical design which has taken many years to be designed and made. It has been an international collaboration involving North America, Canada...
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2010 to date

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Hydrogen Powered Cars

As the need to find alternative cleaner forms of energy increases, scientists are looking to technologies, such as Hydrogen Fuel Cells (HFCs), as a power source for transportation.This Catalyst article explains how hydrogen and oxygen gas can be used in a redox reaction to produce electricity, and the harmless by-...
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2010 to date

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Green School

This collection of resources from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) uses the example of Howe Dell Primary School, which was designed with the principle of being a sustainable school, as a context for exploring a school's carbon footprint and the use of technology to reduce energy usage. 
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2010 to date

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Exploring Energy

The ten activities within this pack investigate environmental issues including: the greenhouse effect, recycling, sustainable energy sources and thermal insulation. Aimed at primary level, they are designed either for use in class or within a science week or club. The activities promote investigative work and...
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2010 to date

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Passive Solar Design: Zero-energy Housing

This resource challenges students to design and build a one‐bedroom model house within the design constraints, utilising passive solar heating techniques to warm up the house as much as possible and sustain that temperature for as long as possible. After the design and build process, students test their house and...
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2010 to date

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Engaging Maths

A resource from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) which explores the role of the mathematical sciences in our lives - in security, telecommunications and the internet, the environment, finance and economics, industry, transport and travel, and in medicine and biology.Contents: ...
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