The challenge of remote engineering

On Demand (IF 2020)

55 minsPWYD

Talk | Physics, Science, Technology

There are many places where humans cannot go! For engineers at the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), the centre for Remote Applications in Challenging Environments (RACE) is the place to design and test robotic systems that work in extreme situations. Whether repairing a nuclear reactor or upgrading particle physics experiments, skilled operators remotely control unique robotic tools to complete complex tasks. Learn about the challenges of designing and operating remote engineering tools as part of the pursuit of safe fusion energy.

Watch the recording of this live public event held on 11 October at IF Oxford

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