Tuesday 27 August 2013
Mechanical Branch & Royal Aeronautical Society - Scramspace: Scramjet Based Access to Space Systems
Short Description 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
Contact Email eaqevents@engineersaustralia.org.au
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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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