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Improving Road Freight Vehicles - David Cebon

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David Cebon BE, PhD, FREng, FIMechE, is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, Director of the Cambridge Vehicle Dynamics Consortium and the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight, as well as Managing Director of Granta Design Limited. He is also a Fellow of Queens’ College Cambridge

Professor Cebon leads an active research group concerned with the design and dynamics of heavy vehicle suspensions, road damage and the micromechanics of asphalt failure. He also has interests in the use of computers in engineering design and education. He has written numerous papers on the dynamics of heavy vehicles, traffic instrumentation, road damage and materials information management software.

In this talk Professor Cebon will discuss the options for improving the efficiency of road freight transport.

Time: Refreshments served from 18.30. Talk starts at 19.00. Ends by 21:00 following questions and discussion.

Venue: Lecture Room 3, Cambridge University Engineering Department, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ . There is limited parking available on site.

Free to attend. Booking not required. All welcome.

This talk is open to the public and is suitable for students and engineers. You are encouraged to bring with you colleagues, friends and family who are interested in engineering and road transport.

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This talk is part of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Cambridgeshire Area) series.

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