Engineering Design Consultants
Nov142016
Eadon Consulting is pleased to advise that it has been contracted by BAE Systems to work on the programme for the new Type 26 Global Combat Ship to be built at their Govan and Scotstoun sites in Scotland.   Working with the BAE Systems design team in Glasgow and at our home office we will be assisting development of bespoke access equipment to improve the safety and efficiency of the ship build… Read More...
Nov102016
Eadon Consulting are approaching the final stages of a 12 month nuclear design project for which they have worked on the design of a bespoke piece of inspection equipment. Having worked on the project from the initial concept design, Eadon Engineers are now entering the detailed design review phase of the high integrity class one crane project. Additionally Eadon have also completed the linear and… Read More...
Oct272016
Eadon Director David Price has worked in the design, manufacture and installation of water control structures such as flood gates and inland navigation for nearly twenty years. In his early career he worked for a fabrication and machining company becoming their one man design department working on many projects for Canal and River Trust (formerly British Waterways) and the Environment Agency. During… Read More...
Oct 72016
This month Eadon Consulting have completed work on several sets of design calculations for various mitre gates located around the country after being approached earlier in the year by Martin Childs Limited. Eadon’s role was to check Martin Childs original timber structure designs and provide feedback on any design changes needed to meet the required (Eurodcode 5) standard. This involved establishing… Read More...
Sep 92016
Most analysis will start with some simple hand calculations which can be useful to assess the basic stresses and displacements within a structure and develop the loading arrangement. The results can also be assessed against the analysis to cross check the findings and for simple projects this may be all that is required and the object can then be assessed against the relevant design codes. Eadon Consulting… Read More...
Aug232016
Eadon’s engineers have reached a major project milestone this summer with the completion of the concept design stage of an ongoing nuclear handling design project. Now into the detailed design phase, our engineers, working closely with our clients, are developing the initial concept design and substantiation calculations into detailed 3D CAD models and drawings. The complexity of the bespoke project… Read More...
Aug112016
This June Eadon Engineer and Mathcad extraordinaire Andrew Stewart finished the 4th year of his degree in Civil & Structural engineering to become a qualified Master of Engineering. Unlike some university courses not only has he undertaken independent research to produce a thesis, but also had to lecture courses around a variety of topics and take part in group design projects. As well as adding knowledge… Read More...
Aug 82016
In recent years Eadon Consulting have been involved with several unique and bespoke movable bridge design projects for international clients. Furthest from our Sheffield base is the Lower Hatea or Te Matau a Pohe rolling bascule (lift) bridge on the north island of New Zealand. This project involved the detailed mechanical, and outline electrical and hydarulic design of one of the world’s first hydraulically… Read More...
Jul262016
Following the successful bridge gantry project on the new Forth Crossing Eadon have once again been awarded a contract to work on the original Forth Road Bridge. The contract is to carry out the complete structural, mechanical and electrical design for an additional underdeck bridge maintenance gantry which will service the underside of the main suspended span between the two towers. The gantry will… Read More...
Jul112016
Eadon’s Director James Hill delivered a key notes speech this week at the annual Manufacturing and Engineering North East event held in Newcastle. The highly anticipated, 2 day event which was held at the Metro Arena, provided an opportunity to showcase Eadon’s capabilities alongside some of the biggest names in engineering as well as giving the area another opportunity to build on its successful… Read More...
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