Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Andrea Holden working with team members in an engineering workshop

A student of Mechanical Engineering is leading the UNSW team building its seventh high performance solar-powered car. 

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UNSW Engineering stories this year were filled with great discoveries, including the missing jigsaw piece in quantum computing to a new way of making green ammonia.

car seat

What is that loud throbbing noise when you drive with only one window open?

In scientific language, it's called Helmholtz Resonance and Dr Jeoffrey Fischer, from UNSW School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, explains why this phenomenon happens.

 

Flying car

Flying cars resemble a cross between a drone and a small aircraft, so most will have wings and typically include between four to eight rotors.

Flying car

Look up in the sky, it’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s a flying car!

Aircraft in storage in Alice Springs

Proper maintenance procedures are in place to ensure that planes grounded for months or years due to worldwide travel restrictions are not an additional danger when they fly again.

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The completion of the new Ainsworth Building marks the beginning of a new era for the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. 

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A trailblazer in biomedical engineering and a role model for aspiring female engineers, Professor Anne Simmons from UNSW is a finalist for the 2012 NSW Premier’s Woman of the Year Award.

Green paracycling

Para-cyclist and engineering student Alexandra Green has won gold at the world championships, putting her on track for selection for the London Paralympics team.