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Makhlouf Benatmane

Dr Makhlouf Benatmane BSc (Hons) PhD CEng FIMarEST FIET, has extensive experience in electrical systems engineering in industrial and marine applications. He has been a university lecturer in power system design, electrical power station design and power electronics. He holds a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Nottingham and a BSc (Hons). He is a chartered engineer, a fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, and a fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology.


Britain’s biggest warship – HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier utilizes integrated full electric propulsion

HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier (QNLZ) – procured by the UK Ministry of Defence for the Royal Navy – is the first aircraft carrier in the world to utilize an integrated full electric power and propulsion system (IFEP). This presented a step change in size and complexity. This presentation will discuss the merits of IFEP, QNLZ large equipment descriptions, and methods and processes adopted from early design phases, through testing and trials undertaken to ensure all equipment is set to work in a safe and efficient manner to gain acceptance and deliver the required capability to the Royal Navy.