Intends to provide an integrated, complete/open environment to support business applications engineering. This openness will allow it to be smoothly introduced into existing organisations and support their evolution.
Develop, prove and commercialise an environmentally and user-friendly process to eliminate/reduce disposal of waste salt cake and recover chemical values from bayer process waste salts (salt cake).
Development and experimental production of measurement standards for laser beam and optics characterization. technology and instrumentation for on-line and off-line beam and optics monitoring.
Improvement of efficiency/power output of hydropower plants by better designing runner/turbine/draft tube combination to reduce "flow blockage" and instabilities. A key area is pressure recovery between turbine and tail water channel.
Novel methodologies for preforming and manufacturing thermo- plastic composite columns will be developed. Case study structures will be designed to comply with recent european passive safety standards and fabricated to prove the process
Develop software tools for digital acquisition, archiving, interactive delivery of endangered cultural heritage database entries, managing internet-integrated multimedia database and electronic copyright trading environment.
Development of a reconfigurable platform integrating logic, embedded memories and mixed signal capabilities for portable applications including audio, video and signal processing capabilities.
Increasing green electricity production and the optimal use of primary sources of energy by improving the availability, flexibility and maintainability of hydro turbines, storage pumps and pump turbines.
Development of technology processes for fibre optic mechanical splices using sma (shape memory alloy) material.
The aim of the project is the development, optimisation and validation of new technology for aluminium high pressure die casting intended for the manufacturing of structural components where there are high tightness requirements.