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Design & Technical Services

Department of Engineering

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Design and Technical Services

The Design and Technical Service Division within the Department of Engineering is a central service that supports the Departments worldwide reputation for first-class academic research. It is the largest department in the University, accounting for some 10% of Cambridge University and encompasses a huge diversity of engineering disciplines. To accommodate this diversity the Department is divided into a number of specialist academic divisions. The Design and Technical Service Division deliver a manufacturing service that is available to all teaching and research activities in the Department. The group is equipped with a range of both manual and computer controlled machinery and make extensive use of Computer Aided Design, Electronics Development and Manufacturing facilities as well as traditional trades.   



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