According to current numbers freight transport will continue to increase worldwide in the future. While the efficiency and the emissions of utility vehicles, ships, trains and more have greatly improved over the last years there is still room for further development. Research with a strong focus on sustainability, like it is being conducted at the Large Engines Competence Center (LEC)…
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Once more six students had the opportunity to do an internship at the Large Engines Competence Center. The magazine Steirische Wirtschaft and the newspaper Woche Graz reported on this.
Within the scope of her dissertation a LEC-employee is working on algorithms, which should optimize the reliability of test beds. The newspaper Der Standard reported on this.
Despite the trend towards electrical engines the LEC continues researching large engines and contributes to making large engines cleaner and more economically sound. The magazine Trend Science reported on this.
Why do we need large engines and how can they become more environmentally friendly? Six high-school students from Graz have been given a deep insight during the course of their extraordinary internship at the LEC.
The current Team Leader of Sensor Development & Test Rigs at the Large Engines Competence Center, Dr. Sebastian Salbrechter, wrote his dissertation on the topic of optimum operating temperatures in passenger car engines. In European countries the average driving distance for passenger cars is only 5 km. This results in operating temperatures which lie far from the optimum. The newspaper…
The scientists at the University of Technology Graz and the Large Engines Competence Center (LEC) continue their research on combustion technology despite the trend towards electric engines. The newspaper Der Standard reported about this.
In a press talk Prof. Andreas Wimmer, CEO of the LEC, emphasizes the lasting relevance of internal combustion engines. The Kleine Zeitung reported about this.
In spite of the recent trend towards electrically powered vehicles in urban traffic, combustion engines will remain essential in many sectors. Out of technical reasons it will be impossible to use electric engines in areas such as transport and the generation of energy in the foreseeable future. APA Science reported about this.