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Expertise

Academics in the School of Mechanical Engineering have expertise to create new technologies that enhance defence capabilities, and solve engineering challenges with defence platforms. The capability areas within the school that are relevant to the defence industry include:

Acoustics and Vibration Minimising sound and vibration in defence platforms is vital to enable their stealth capability. Analysing the vibration in machinery can be used to determine its health. Learn more

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RoboticsUAVs provide platforms to gather information about the environment, delivering equipment. Learn more

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Human Performance Researchers find out how to improve human physical performance. Learn more

Structures and Materials Devising ways to make stronger materials, identify cracks, and prevent corrosion. Learn more

Fluid Mechanics The movement of gas and fluid is important for aerodynamics, mixing, combustion, and more. Learn more

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Humanitarian Technologies Technologies for developing populations such as water sanitation, power generation, and low emission cookstoves. Learn more

Energy Technologies The generation and storage of energy is vital for many defence applications. Learn more

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