Christmas Message from the President…..

Christmas Greetings ! As the calendar year draws to a close I would like to thank members for their continued support. We have had some interesting events recently and several more are lined up in the New Year during our continuing session. I would like to warmly welcome new members to the association and ask that you join us for … Continue reading “Christmas Message from the President…..”

Mazda’s New Skyactiv-X Engine…..

Barrie Yates sent this link to an article about Mazda’s development of the internal combustion engine. Some development work on this principle was carried out in the Thermodynamics Laboratory of the University of Leeds.  Here is the link:- https://spectrum.ieee.org/transportation/efficiency/mazdas-new-skyactivx-engine-gives-new-life-to-internal-combustion

I.Mech.E – Free Lecture in London…..

From a previous member Ian Mearns we have received at short notice details of an I.Mech.E. event in London.  For those of you who dare venture out of Yorkshire to such a scary place the details are as follows……. Join this free to attend lecture in London – Registration is required….. Contact details:-   For event enquiries: Phone: +44 (0) 20 … Continue reading “I.Mech.E – Free Lecture in London…..”

Can anyone help with a lift to Meetings ?

Members, At the end of the last session our Programme Secretary received correspondence from David Bell, a long standing member of the association. It was received shortly after the excellent evening spent with Frank Smith who regaled us with his talk on sailing up beyond the North Cape. If any members are in the Harrogate area and can help then … Continue reading “Can anyone help with a lift to Meetings ?”

Nuclear Power Generation – Safe for Humans ?

How safe is Nuclear Power Generation ? There have been a number of accidents and incidents related to Nuclear Power Stations over the years and the media are quick to plaster the front pages with scaremongering stories. It’s true that there have been catastrophic environmental effects but how often are the facts about the impact on human lives published ? … Continue reading “Nuclear Power Generation – Safe for Humans ?”