A 21st Century Vision of Steam Traction

The Team

The 21st Century Vision of Steam Traction team consists of 7 second-year Electrical and Electronic Engineering students (2005/2006) from Imperial College London. If you have any enquiries on steam traction, feel free to contact us.

Download our final report here.

 

Team Members

Ahmad Lutfi Mohayiddin
Ahmad Lutfi Mohayiddin
Team Leader

– The steam engine and animation of how it works
– Management summary

‘Steam engine rocks!’

 

 

 

 

Ojiugo C Ndukwe
Ojiugo C Ndukwe
Secretary

– Why coal powered stations and electric trains are better than steam trains
– Editing of the report
– Keep accounts of the minutes of meetings

‘Bags, movies, skinny jeans, chocolate… a few of my favourite things…and of course Engineering! Being the only female in the group was quite exciting…Women are going places. Slowly but SURELY!!!!’

 

 

Sanket H Deshpande
Sanket H Deshpande
Treasurer

– Modern Steam
– Keep accounts of the project’s budget

‘A good essay is 10% inspiration, 15% perspiration, and 75% desperation.’

 

 

 

 

Oloruntobi E Babalola
Oloruntobi E Babalola
Editor

– Why coal powered stations and electric trains are better than steam trains
– Editing of the report

‘We will knock them dead.’

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ved Vyas
Ved Vyas

– Modern Steam

‘I am the Bollywood star!’

 

 

 

 

 

Tianze GuoTianze Guo

– Modern Steam

‘Sorry, I don’t keep any pictures of myself. Try the one on the EEE people link.’

 

 

 

 

 

 

Muhammad Fadhli Mustaffa
Muhammad Fadhli Mustaffa
Webmaster

– History
– The steam engine and animation of how it works
– Web Design

‘One web to rule them all…’ – Lord of the Webs a.k.a The Webmaster

 

 

 

 Acknowledgements

It is a pleasure to acknowledge the assistance received from several individuals during the completion of this project.

Professor Tim Green
Professor of Power Engineering
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Imperial College London

We greatly appreciate the help and guidance by Professor Tim Green as the group supervisor. We really admire his vision on the 21st century steam traction.

David Horton
Chairman
Imperial College Railway Society

We would also like to thank David Horton, the chairman of the ICRS for his enthusiastic help. He provided us with invaluable insights into steam traction.

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