Norwich   Engineering   Society

Welcome to NES 2018 - 2019

We are a forum where we exchange ideas and experiences for anyone, be they engineers or not, having an interest in engineering. We aim to promote widespread discussion and debate through a programme of talks and visits related to advances and achievements in engineering in the world today.
If you are at all interested in Engineering, then the Norwich Engineering Society is for you!

Our Events Programme
Most of our events from October to April are talk based spanning a wide range of engineering interests. The talks, roughly two a month, are normally held at the Holiday Inn on the Ipswich Road, Norwich. In the summer events are usually visit based; mostly to local companies or facilities of interest to Members.

News :-
Steve Nichols, in his recent talk to the Society given on December 17th, showed us the necessary geo-stationary global satellite distribution that enables Ka band inter aircraft internet functionality, such as Oneweb, to operate. A fascinating picture! It shows that the geostationary sheath is becoming heavily populated!! A pdf of the talk is now available to access via Members' home pages .

Annual General Meeting 2018
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Rotary 2018 Schools Technology Tournament
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Snetterton Biomass Plant
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Visit to Denver Sluice and Prickwillow Museum
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CEFAS-what it gets up to (NES Charity Lecture)
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Visit to Reepham Observatory on 12-01-2019
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Past Event Reports :-
Access report listing

Talk pdfs available
Pdfs of many of our talks are available on the 'Past Presentations' page of the Member's Pages. To view it please log in to your 'Members Page'. If you are a NES member but are not registered for Member Pages access please consult your blue handbook on how to register. If you aren't a Member here is a good reason to join us!!

Keeping you informed!

Over time the Membership database gets out of date. This is particularly true with email addresses! To get important messages, such as visits. through to Members it is vital that the necessary contact derails are correct!
Changes can easily be made by through a Member's Home Page!!

Next NES Event :-
28 January 2019
Talk entitled"Development of radio communications during WW1"
at 19.30 at the Holiday Inn
by Richard Aldridge,NES Member
Lectures/Visits of interest Of possible interest to Members
Online Sites.
A very useful 'calculator' via Tony Meacock.
Online 'engineering retro museum' via Tim Birt.
link to the 'vimeo plane resurrection' site.

Royal Instition of Engineers
Online Magazine
RIE Homepage

Videos of interest
A video that Tony Meacock thought might interest you! Science Museum's video 'On the move'
Apollo 13 Flight director - Gene Kranz
Thanks to Member Julian Gillett in supplying the link

General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR)
The good running of our Society is dependent on complying with this new legislation. NES Council has therefore decided to issue a policy document with this topic as its focus. To read the document activate the following link

2018-2019 Subscriptions are now over-due!!
The Society would like to remind those Members who have not yet paid their Membership Fee for the year that the clock is ticking. Technically Membership lapses if you have not renewed by Jan 31 so please help the Society finances by getting your subscription to the Treasurer ASAP.
Many Thanks! The Treasurer

Websites of interest
Hethel Engineering Centre - an engineering innovation centre.

Beattie Passiv - a Hethel Centre based company involved in low energy loss building design and construction methods

Nexus Engineering - an engineering training and development organisation.

Norfolk Amateur Radio Club

More Useful websites
Neighbouring Engineering Societies
For event details click on the appropriate society name.
Chelmsford Engineering Society
Colchester Engineering Society
Ipswich Engineering Society

Professional Body Events
For local event details click the appropriate body name.

Institution of Civil Engineers
Institution of Engineering and Technology
Institution of Mechanical Engineers
British Computer Society

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