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[ONLINE] Shipshape: Engineering to Conserve the SS Great Britain

13 October @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Free

An online talk by Nicola Grahamslaw CEng MIMechE

At her 1843 launch, Brunel’s SS Great Britain was declared “the greatest experiment since the creation”. This pioneering ship travelled a million miles, totally transforming global communication before being almost lost forever, until a daring rescue triumphantly returned her to her original Bristol dry dock. Come behind-the-scenes with Nicola to learn how a unique combination of mechanical, structural, electronic and software engineering is used to preserve this incredible 175-year-old iron structure, keeping Bristol’s no.1 tourist attraction ship-shape.

Details

Date:
13 October
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Sidmouth Science Festival
Email:
info@sidmouthsciencefestival.org
Website:
www.sidmouthsciencefestival.org

Venue

Sidmouth Science Festival
Sidmouth, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

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