September 2010 Section Meeting Information

SEPTEMBER MEETING
The GE Aviation museum

DATE: Thursday, September 23, 2010
PLACE : GE Aviation Learning Centre (see below for directions)
TIME : 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. –  Social Time & Hors d’oeuvres
 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. –  Tour
COST:   $5, Dinner will not be served-  Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided
NOTE:  $5 Covers the museum, hors d’oeuvres, and beverages, and will be collected at the door

MENU SELECTIONS:   Light hors d’oeuvres and beverages

LOCATION:  GE Aviation Learning Centre, 1 Neumann Way, Cincinnati, OH 45215.  Follow the Neumann Way exit signs from either I-75 northbound or southbound directions.  The Learning Centre is just to the right (south) of the Neumann Way entrance.  Neumann Way is also identified as gate 50.
http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=39.246604,-84.44153&spn=0.00511,0.009549&z=17

RESERVATIONS:  Please email Fred Nadeau for reservations at mailto:fnadeau1@earthlink.net (preferred) or call the Section Voice Mail at 513-629-9380 by Noon, Monday, September 20, 2010 if you plan to attend. Please leave your Name, IEEE Member Number, and a daytime telephone number.

PE CREDITS: Depending on the subject matter, attendance at IEEE Cincinnati Section Meetings now qualifies the attendee for Professional Development Hours towards renewal of Professional Engineers Licenses. Required documentation will be available following the meeting!  The Section Meetings also provide a great opportunity to network with fellow engineers in the area.

ABOUT THE MEETING:  The GE Aviation museum captures the history of the jet engine.  This begins with the earliest model I-A through the latest generation GE90.  Both commercial and military engines are represented.  Larger turbo fan and smaller turbo shaft types are shown.  A total of 19 engines are on display.  These engines include America’s first jet engine the I-A, the world’s first high bypass turbofan, and the world’s most popular commercial engine.  There are 8 interactive displays.  Representative engine hardware includes blades, blisks, combustors, and a GE90 fan blade.  There are also a Pioneers hall and a veterans display with scale models of military aircraft.   The tour is presently scheduled to be self-guided.

SAVE THE DATE:  The Cincinnati IEEE Annual Christmas Dinner will be December 2nd.  It promises to be an evening of social interaction and fun.  More information will be provided as the date approaches.