Registration on Thesis Awards possible: November 2017

 

 

The objective of the EFNMS Excellence Award is to promote, encourage and motivate the theoretical and applied research and developments in different topics related to maintenance knowledge and practice amongst the students of the European Universities and Research Institutes. The primary areas of interest are Maintenance Engineering, Maintenance Management, Information and Communication Technologies for Maintenance Read more 

 

Philipp Sinnewe winner of the EUCYS Award

The winner of the Salvetti Foundation EUCYS Award is Philipp Sinnewe a 18 year old student from Germany.

Phillip investigated whether there is a more efficient and more climate friendly alternative to conventional aeroplane engines (Gasturbines). 

Phillipp explained that even in existing engines maintenance departments could install modifications in order to use a different fuel mixture.

The idea is to use a water-alcohol mixture in combination with kerosine. The water in his set-up expands in the engine as it turns into steam, increasing the thrust. The results of his self-built engine test rig are promising as he reached a reduction of 30% CO2 emission. (www.jetengine.engineer)

 

Article EUCYS in iMaintain October 2016

While the Dutch expertise in water

management is renowned all over the world, our skills and knowledge on effective maintenance is a well-kept Dutch secret. And yet, there are many opportunities. The Dutch maintenance industry has an annual value of 35 billion Euros and on a European scale that amount values from 420 to 450 billion Euros. Hans van Selm, general secretary of the Salvetti Foundation, argues that Dutch maintenance companies should be more visible in the European maintenance sector. 

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