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The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong and visible research programme in the area of control and diagnostics of building systems
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- England, Cumbria, Barrow-In-Furness
- Competitive package
As an Engineering Manager - Naval Architecture you will be managing the Whole Boat Architecture and Concepts team tasked with supporting the delivery of the remaining Astute submarines, and developing new technology for future submarine programmes.
- Recruiter: BAE Systems
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- Recruiter: Massey University
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You will lead on a number of engineering infrastructure and associated workstreams under direction from the Deputy Director
- Recruiter: House of Commons
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- Recruiter: Babcock
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- £60k - 75k plus extensive Compensation and benefits package, dependent upon experience
Experienced Process Control Leader providing leadership and technical support for Oil Refinery. Extensive Compensation and benefits package.
- Recruiter: Phillips 66
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- Recruiter: Siemens
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Electric vehicles to get noisier under new EU regulations
Some manufacturers have already started installing noise-generating devices into their vehicles
The European Parliament has passed a new law requiring electric vehicle manufacturers to fit cars with sound-producing units mimicking the noise of a combustion engine to increase safety of pedestrians.
The regulation, previously agreed on by EU ministers, gives electric car makers until 1 July 2019 to install Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System (ACAS) devices into all new cars. The system requirements will have to be specified by the European Commission by 2017.
The lack of noise of electric vehicles is seen as a major problem particularly for visually impaired pedestrians.
The regulation is part of a wider law on transport noise and public health that, on the other hand, orders manufacturers of conventional petrol or diesel powered vehicles to work towards reducing the noise generated by the vehicles. Over the next 12 years, the standards for combustion-engine powered cars will be reduced from current 74 db to 68 db. More powerful vehicles will be able to apply for exceptions allowing them a margin of one to nine decibels with heavy lorries over 12 tonnes being allowed between 79 db and 81 db.
Car manufacturers will also be obliged to fit cars with labels informing customers about noise levels in a similar manner they already have to inform them about fuel consumption or emissions.
Persistent exposure to high levels of traffic noise has been proven to have detrimental effect on human health, disrupting organ functions and increasing the risk of cardiovascular and other diseases. According to the European Environment Agency, traffic is a major contributor to the overall noise exposure of the European population.
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