Institution of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers

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.

Institution of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers
AbbreviationIDGTE
Formation1913
TypeProfessional organisation
Legal statusPrivate company and registered charity (1139906)
PurposeDiesel engine and gas turbine industry in the UK
HeadquartersBedford 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)
AffiliationsEngineering Council
Staff
3
WebsiteIDGTE

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.

HistoryEdit

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

StructureEdit

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.

FunctionEdit

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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