|Scramjets – or supersonic combustion ramjets - are air-breathing engines capable of travelling at hypersonic speeds beyond Mach 5. The engines offer a safe, reliable and economical means for accessing space for launches of communication satellites.|
|Venue||Engineers Australia, 447 Upper Edward Street, Spring Hill, Brisbane, QLD|
|Date||Tuesday 27 August 2013, from 5.30pm for 6pm start until 7.30pm|
|Members Cost||Free to Attend - please register online|
|Non Members Cost||Free to Attend - please register online|
|Contact Phone||07 3832 3749|
|Hosted By||Mechanical Branch & Royal Aeronautical Society|
Mechanical Branch & Royal Aeronautical Society - Scramspace: Scramjet Based Access to Space Systems
A $14 million international consortium led by the University of Queensland is leveraging Australia’s world leadership in scramjet technology to develop a new type of scramjet engine capable of reaching Mach 8 (8,600km/h). Scramjet 1 is scheduled to be tested in Norway in September 2013.
Presenter Dr. Sandy Tirtey has been the technical expert on the Scramjet system since 2010.
Date & Time: Tuesday 27 August 2013, from 5.30pm for 6pm start until 7.30pm
Address: Hawken Auditorium, Level 1, Engineers Australia
Engineering House, 447 Upper Edward Street, Spring Hill
Cost: Free to Attend. RSVP online at http://www.raes.org.au/events/raes-qld-aug-lecture/
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