About Powertrain systems and fuels group

Powertrain Systems and Fuels Group represents our members who have an interest in internal combustion engine systems and associated technologies.

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These systems can range from high-speed race engines and passenger car and commercial vehicle engines to medium- and slow-speed diesel engines used in rail traction, power generation and marine industries.

The primary interest is in engine-system design to improve performance, emissions and durability to achieve the efficiency aspirations and environmental regulations.

Related technologies include:

  • new materials
  • alternative fuels
  • injection systems
  • combustion chamber optimisation
  • pressure charging systems
  • air management
  • engine management systems
  • electrification
  • hybrid systems.

What we do

  • Deliver international conferences and seminars to disseminate information on current trends and emerging technologies
  • Promote the education, training and continuing professional development of engineers
  • Develop and enhance the interaction with industry, academia and Government bodies
  • Promote membership and professional registration to engineers working in this field
  • Collaborate with other engineering institutions and technical organisations
  • Develop and maintain the network of engineers working in internal combustion.

Objectives

  • Organise and promote a technical activity programme based on the customer's perceived needs of education, dissemination of information and technology transfer
  • Promote and discuss emerging technologies pertinent to the committee's sphere of activity
  • Promote the education, training and continuing professional development of engineers
  • Promote the status of both the Chartered Engineer and the membership of Institution as the premier level of validated competence
  • Develop greater collaboration with other engineering institutions and technical organisations
  • Promote the Institution as the body of influence within the UK, and to develop and enhance the interaction between the Group and industry, academia and Government bodies
  • Develop and maintain a greater liaison and feedback with the combustion engines membership of Institution.

Get in touch

If you have a question or would like to get involved, contact our Governance and Engagement team.