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The Vibration University Technology Centre (VUTC) was founded in 1990 with the aid of a major grant from Rolls-Royce plc in order to provide a focus for vibration research, which is of direct relevance to aerospace and power generation industries.

The VUTC has made a significant industrial impact by delivering a wide range of solutions and capabilities in several critical areas. It forms part of the Dynamics group in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

A Rolls-Royce Trent blade was presented, unveiled by Professor Peter Cawley, Mechanical Engineering Head of Department, and Dr Ric Parker, Rolls-Royce Director of Research & Technology
A Rolls-Royce Trent blade was presented, unveiled by Professor Peter Cawley, Mechanical Engineering Head of Department, and Dr Ric Parker, Rolls-Royce Director of Research & Technology