Institution of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers

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Institution of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers
Abbreviation IDGTE
Motto The independent technical forum for power generation
Formation 1913
Type Professional organisation
Legal status Private company and registered charity (1139906)
Purpose Diesel engine and gas turbine industry in the UK
Headquarters Bedford Heights[1]
Location
  • Manton Lane, Bedford, MK41 7PH
Region served
Worldwide
Membership
500 diesel and gas turbine engineers
Director General
Mike Raine
Main organ
IDGTE Council (President - John Platt)
Affiliations Engineering Council
Staff
3
Website IDGTE

The Institution of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers is the professional association for engineers in the diesel and gas turbine industry in the UK and internationally.

Diesel engines and gas turbines are broadly related because they use a similar thermodynamic cycle, and both are often used (and interchangeable) for power generation for heating and electricity in large installations.

History[edit]

It was established in 1913 as the Diesel Engine Users' Association. It changed to its current name in 1984.

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It is based in the north-west of Bedford towards Brickhill at Bedford Heights[1]

Types of membership are Student, Associate, Member, Fellow, Retired, Retired Associate, Company and Subscriber.

Function[edit]

It represents engineers in the diesel and gas turbine industry in the UK and internationally, enabling current knowledge to be widely known. It organises conferences and industry-based training.

It registers Chartered Engineers Incorporated Engineers and Engineering Technicians in the industry.

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