School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
The School invests heavily to provide state-of-the-art infrastructure, practical and computational facilities to support our educational and research activities.
Modern facilities for project based learning
Flexible student working spaces, dedicated prototyping capabilities and broad range of experimental capabilities support the student learning experience
Manufacture & Processing
Precision engineering: machining, forming and moulding
The School hosts a broad range of manufacturing capabilities including our Engineering Workshop, thermoforming and polymer moulding technology, and robotic assembly.
Understanding novel materials
Our advanced characterisation laboratories enable thermal, mechanical, rheological and microscopic analysis of metallic, polymer and composite materials
Testing to destruction
High-load capacity equipment for the static and dynamic strength analysis of aerospace, automotive and civil components
Engine & Emmision Testing
Energy and power generation
An extensive catalogue of automotive test cells and emissions analysers for the complete analysis of engine and fuel systems