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McGill researchers to help make electric cars cheaper

Close to $5 million from NSERC to improve Canadian competitiveness in electric vehicle market
Wed, 2013-02-27 10:50

McGill University researchers are developing low-cost and high-performance electric engines for the next generation of electric vehicles, in collaboration with industrial partners Linamar, TM4, and Infolytica. They will be able to take advantage of the recent development of batteries with high energy densities to create optimal electric drivetrains for on-road electric cars. The drivetrain is the group of components in a motor vehicle that uses the energy stored in the battery to generate mechanical power and deliver it to the road surface.

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CIM Distinguished Lecturer - George (Tony) Eltringham

Tue, 2012-10-23 18:00 - 20:00
Thomson House : 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2
2012 CIM Distinguished Lecturer Award Recipient: George (Tony) Eltringham - Waln

2012 CIM Distinguished Lecturer Award Recipient:

George (Tony) Eltringham - Walnut Creek, California

Four Decades, Four Continents, Four Copper Operations – a Personal Perspective on Constraints

The last forty years are reviewed using four different copper operations, on four continents, as examples of the changes in thinking approaches the industry has developed. Prioritization of effort and resources is a skill that has developed continuously and necessarily at an ever increasing rate.

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