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Engineers Australia celebrates 100 years in 2019
In 2019 Engineers Australia celebrates its Centenary, this is a significant milestone for our organisation and a chance to stress the critical role engineering plays in the lives of all Australians. A centenary is time to take stock. To look back and marvel at our accomplishments. Engineers have helped transform the world: who in 1919 would’ve imagined where technology would be today?
In 2016 Queensland Rail successfully integrated three Static Frequency Converters (SFCs) into South East Queensland’s passenger network. Queensland Rail are currently in the process of commissioning a further two units as part of the New Generation Rollingstock Power Systems Upgrade. Following a short SFC primer, this presentation will examine Queensland Rail’s preferred control strategy for synchronised sources.
Despite warnings that parts of Victoria's Great Ocean Road are at risk, requiring immediate remediation and potential rerouting, the state and federal governments may be at odds with each other and not listening to expert engineers.