Gas turbines: vital for the transition to renewable energy sources
Gas turbines are mainly known as the jet engines that are used to propel aircraft. But they are also the workhorses in the huge power plants that supply electricity to our factories and houses.
First books published in TU Delft Open Textbook project
On 12 December 2018, the TU Delft Library will present the first open textbooks to be developed as part of the project of the same name. A wide range of educational material including lecture notes, old examinations and video recordings is already available as OpenCourseWare, as is the material in the MOOCs (free online courses).
Exhibition The Age of Standards
From 29 November, an exhibition on The Age of Standards will be held in the TU Delft Conference Centre. Based on the academic heritage of TU Delft, the exhibition will address the confusing world behind the daily use of standards. The impetus for this exhibition is the forthcoming redefinition of the kilogram, which will change for the first time in 130 years. The exhibition has been put together by TU Delft Library in collaboration with the Van Swinden Laboratory and researchers from various faculties.
Using drones to simplify 3D film animation
Producing realistic animated film figures is a highly complex technical endeavour. Researchers from ETH Zurich and TU Delft have now shown how drones can be used to greatly reduce the effort required in the process.