2019 Electrical Challenge

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2019 Electrical Challenge Deadline: 2019-02-18
Award: £25,000
Open to: UK Undergraduate students*

Industrial technology giant Rolls-Royce has identified electrification as “a pillar of the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution”.

Electrification is an exciting opportunity to shape the way we all live our lives, and a key element of our strategy at Rolls-Royce. It’s a bold, new frontier that’s beginning to change the way we work and the products we create.

No electrical machine is 100pc efficient; a portion of this inefficiency manifests itself as heat. As Rolls-Royce looks to electrify its products, heat management will be a significant challenge, especially for aerospace.

We want to hear your ideas on how we can reduce the waste heat and/or use it to enhance our product performance.

A new age of flying machines will revolutionise air travel, if the challenges of bringing electrification to the skies can be overcome

* Details may apply. See contest website to confirm eligibility.

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