University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering

Introduction

Our Faculty of Engineering is the biggest in Scotland. We're also one of the largest, best equipped engineering faculties in the UK.

We're home to over 5,000 students from 100 countries. You can choose to study in any of our eight world-leading departments.

Our impressive range of over 40 undergraduate, postgraduate and professional development courses offer you an engineering education suited to your needs.

Our staff and students carry out research that makes a real impact, delivering solutions to many of the global challenges that are facing society today.

If you're serious about a career in engineering, Strathclyde is the place to be.

Why choose Strathclyde for engineering

You can become a Chartered Engineer

All our undergraduate Engineering programmes are fully accredited by the relevant professional Engineering institutions. This allows our graduates to become eligible for Chartered Engineer status. Many of our postgraduate degrees are also accredited.

We've a wide range of engineering courses

Our postgraduate course portfolio also has over 40 courses and is one of the largest in the UK. You can study our taught courses in one of our eight departments:

  • Architecture
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical & Process Engineering
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Design, Manufacture & Engineering Management
  • Electronic & Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering

We can help you to achieve your employment ambitions

Our strong industry links ensure that over 90% of our graduates are in full-time jobs or further study within six months of graduating.

We offer a large range of scholarships

We've one of the largest portfolios of scholarships on offer of any Engineering Faculty in the UK.

You'll benefit from our research excellence

We've one of the largest research portfolios in the UK at £85 million – and growing. Three of our departments ranked first in Scotland on research power. Seven of our eight departments rank in the top 10 in the UK on research power (REF 2014).

We've strong links with industry

Our students are often given the opportunity to work on real industry challenges. These take the form of projects assigned by external companies.

We're the number one Scottish university for our Knowledge Transfer Partnership performance. We're in the top three in the UK.

Strathclyde is seventh in the league of entrepreneurial universities in the UK. We’ve generated more than 40 spin-out companies to date. We've also got more than 160 patents and license agreements. These have generated more than €56M in royalty income.

We've world class facilities

We've recently completed a £40 million investment programme in Engineering facilities and support infrastructure.

As a student you'll have access to state-of-the-art equipment and work spaces.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programmes

This school also offers:

MSc

MSc/PgDip/PgCert Biofluid Mechanics

Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

This newly-launched MSc course is the first one-year taught course dedicated to Biofluid Mechanics. It covers a wide range of multidisciplinary training on the kinematics and dynamics of fluids related to biological systems, medical science, cardiovascular devices, numerical modelling and computational fluid dynamics. [+]

Why this course?

Biofluid Mechanics applies engineering, mathematical and physical principles of fluids to solve complex and multifaceted problems, primarily in biology and medicine, but also in aerospace and robotics.

This newly-launched MSc course is the first one-year taught course dedicated to Biofluid Mechanics. It covers a wide range of multidisciplinary training on the kinematics and dynamics of fluids related to biological systems, medical science, cardiovascular devices, numerical modelling and computational fluid dynamics.

The one-year full-time programme offers you a unique opportunity to lead the next generation of highly-skilled postgraduates that will form a new model worldwide for academia – with world-class research knowledge, industry – with highly-competitive skills in both biomedical engineering and fluid dynamics, and for society – with better training to work with clinicians.... [-]


MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Advanced Manufacturing: Technology & Systems

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

This course is aimed at staff and graduates who have experience in production, manufacturing, mechanical, product design, materials, manufacturing management, or relevant business and who want to further their manufacturing knowledge and skills... [+]

MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Advanced Manufacturing: Technology & Systems

This course is aimed at staff and graduates who have experience in production, manufacturing, mechanical, product design, materials, manufacturing management, or relevant business and who want to further their manufacturing knowledge and skills.

There are a limited number of funded places (fees +£3,000 scholarship) available for this programme for students with home status for fees purposes (Scotland & EU). As these are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Manufacturing is still a core industry in a global context. Despite concern that job opportunities for graduates have reduced, a significant number of employers have expressed specific recruitment difficulties due to a lack of qualifications and skills.... [-]


MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Mechatronics & Automation

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

This course provides you with a broad introduction to the issues encountered and techniques required in developing advanced mechatronic products and automation systems. Mechatronics and automation is becoming an increasingly important discipline in today’s digital society. New products have been designed applying mechatronic principles. Consumers and society have benefited tremendously from these new intelligent products that... [+]

MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Mechatronics & Automation

This course provides you with a broad introduction to the issues encountered and techniques required in developing advanced mechatronic products and automation systems.

Mechatronics and automation is becoming an increasingly important discipline in today’s digital society. New products have been designed applying mechatronic principles. Consumers and society have benefited tremendously from these new intelligent products that include:

the latest mobile phones with mechatronic features intelligent robotic vacuum cleaners intelligent wheelchairs

This course trains you to:

lead mechatronic and automation product development contribute as team members to future mechatronic product development provide expertise as mechatronic “specialists” ... [-]

MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Operations Management in Engineering

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Operations management is critical to the success of delivering customer satisfaction. This course gives you the theories, concepts and tools to be able to analyse and implement solutions to operations management issues in an engineering environment. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding in operational issues related to engineering industries worldwide. The course is aimed at graduates wishing to broaden their expertise from a... [+]

MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Operations Management in Engineering

Operations management is critical to the success of delivering customer satisfaction.

This course gives you the theories, concepts and tools to be able to analyse and implement solutions to operations management issues in an engineering environment.

You’ll gain an in-depth understanding in operational issues related to engineering industries worldwide.

The course is aimed at graduates wishing to broaden their expertise from a technological undergraduate degree, or who want to work within the engineering industry.

You’ll study

The course focuses on the wider strategic and global issues facing engineering organisations. It examines the use and application of techniques that enable operations effectiveness. The final focus is on operational areas.... [-]


MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Urban Design

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

This course is designed for practitioners and students to enhance their understanding of the city as a complex and dynamic system. While your focus will be on physical planning and the design of urban spaces and buildings, the various influencing factors that affect form will also be considered. [+]

MSc/PgDip/PgCert in Urban Design

Recent data and predictions on the forthcoming rate of urbanisation make cities the most common living environment of the future.

What kind of life will it be for the seven billion people who will live in existing or developing cities? Cities hold tremendous potential, but at the same time are sources of stress, inequalities and pollution. We're working to improve cities to better support fulfilling and diverse lifestyles.

Urban design has an important role in determining both the current and future form of cities. The responsibility for the development and management of cities is becoming increasingly shared.

This course is designed for practitioners and students to enhance their understanding of the city as a complex and dynamic system.... [-]


MSc/PgDip in Marine Engineering

Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

This programme allows graduate engineers or those from related disciplines to specialise in, or convert to, marine engineering. Marine engineering involves the systems and equipment onboard marine vehicles including... [+]

MSc/PgDip in Marine Engineering

This programme allows graduate engineers or those from related disciplines to specialise in, or convert to, marine engineering.

Marine engineering involves the systems and equipment onboard marine vehicles including:

design construction installation support

There’s a particular emphasis on propulsion and control systems.

High efficiency and low environmental impact of marine engines are the key factors in assuring economical operation and environmental protection in maritime transportation. This has important implications for both economic success and environmental impact.

The Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering (NAOME), a leading institution in Scotland, offers excellent teaching and research facilities in naval architecture, ocean and marine engineering, which expands your career opportunities in naval architecture, marine, offshore oil and gas industry.... [-]


MSc/PgDip in Offshore Floating Systems

Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

This programme is for graduate engineers in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and other related disciplines who wish to pursue a career in offshore engineering. It provides you with practical knowledge of offshore floating systems. You’ll look at their conceptions, design and installation. You’ll also gain a sound basis of mathematical and engineering fundamentals. [+]

MSc/PgDip in Offshore Floating Systems

This programme is for graduate engineers in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and other related disciplines who wish to pursue a career in offshore engineering.

It provides you with practical knowledge of offshore floating systems. You’ll look at their conceptions, design and installation. You’ll also gain a sound basis of mathematical and engineering fundamentals.

With the world-wide search for offshore oil and gas moving into increasingly hostile areas of ocean and deep and ultra-deepwater, floating systems are becoming more widely used. Floating systems must be designed and built to withstand harsh environments with innovative methods and techniques being adopted to develop robust as well as economically efficient and safe structures. In meeting these challenges, concern for the environment is of increasing importance.... [-]


MSc/PgDip in Ship & Offshore Structures

Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

This course was developed response to the demand for design engineers who can design and assess new ships and offshore structures. This programme is designed for graduate engineers in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and other related disciplines. You'll be introduced to ultimate strength, fatigue and design concepts for structural components of ships and offshore floating systems. You'll also gain... [+]

MSc/PgDip in Ship & Offshore Structures

This course was developed response to the demand for design engineers who can design and assess new ships and offshore structures.

This programme is designed for graduate engineers in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and other related disciplines.

You'll be introduced to ultimate strength, fatigue and design concepts for structural components of ships and offshore floating systems. You'll also gain the knowledge of material behaviour together with factors influencing the dynamic behaviour of offshore installations.

The Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering (NAOME), a leading institution in Scotland, offers excellent teaching and research facilities in Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine engineering, which expands your career opportunities in naval architecture, marine, offshore oil and gas industry.... [-]


MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 36  September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and provides a route for you to achieve Chartered Engineer status. It focuses on the areas of aerospace, energy, materials and power plant technologies. [+]

Why this course?

This course is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) and provides a route for you to achieve Chartered Engineer status. It focuses on the areas of aerospace, energy, materials and power plant technologies.

Mechanical engineers are currently in demand in all types of industry. The MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering has been developed to provide high-calibre mechanical engineering graduates with an in-depth technical understanding of advanced mechanical topics, together with generic skills that will allow them to contribute effectively in developing company capabilities.

This course will help you to gain expert knowledge in advanced mechanical engineering topics. You'll also have the opportunity to take modules in general skills such as project management and risk analysis. These are necessary skills for any professional engineer.... [-]


MSc Civil Engineering with Industrial Placement

Campus Full time 18  August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

Civil engineering develops and improves facilities and services that society needs – from the supply of clean water and energy to the design and construction of roads, railways and stations. [+]

Why this course?

Civil engineering develops and improves facilities and services that society needs – from the supply of clean water and energy to the design and construction of roads, railways and stations. Solving problems of air, land and water pollution and protecting society against natural disasters are also important aspects of civil engineering.

Engineering graduates are in high demand from recruiting companies worldwide.

This 18-month MSc course has been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of engineering industries. As a Masters student, you’ll gain the specialist and generic skills necessary to lead future developments, with practical experience provided by the industrial placement.... [-]


MSc Design Engineering with Product Development

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24  September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

The course enhances the professional and creative abilities of graduates from a variety of technical disciplines, from mechanical, civil and industrial engineering to science, architecture, computing and electronics. [+]

Why this course?

This course includes two streams, MSc/PgDip/PgCert Design Engineering with Sustainability and MSc/PgDip/PgCert Design Engineering with Advanced Product Development.

It aims to address the issues associated with a rapidly changing market and the demands for better, cheaper and personalised products developed within the shortest possible time. It will provide a thorough training in design theories and process models, design methods, design techniques, computer supported product modelling, analysis, evaluation and digital and physical rapid prototyping of a design solution.

The course enhances the professional and creative abilities of graduates from a variety of technical disciplines, from mechanical, civil and industrial engineering to science, architecture, computing and electronics.... [-]


MSc in Advanced Electrical Power Engineering

Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

This is the UK’s first two-year full-time MSc in Advanced Electrical Power Engineering. To be an effective power engineer you need a good knowledge of underpinning technologies and user and application requirements. You also require a firm understanding of the business and regulatory landscape that national and multinational power and utility companies must work within. This course brings together advanced expertise in all aspects of electrical... [+]

MSc in Advanced Electrical Power Engineering

This is the UK’s first two-year full-time MSc in Advanced Electrical Power Engineering.

To be an effective power engineer you need a good knowledge of underpinning technologies and user and application requirements. You also require a firm understanding of the business and regulatory landscape that national and multinational power and utility companies must work within.

This course brings together advanced expertise in all aspects of electrical energy and power systems, complemented by studies in electricity markets and power systems economics.

The course is designed to provide the advanced training you need for a career in the dynamic power and energy sectors.... [-]


MSc in Civil Engineering (with optional specialist streams)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

This course has been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of engineering industries. As a Masters student, you’ll gain the specialist and generic skills necessary to lead future developments. This one-year MSc in civil engineering is suitable for graduates with a background in any discipline of civil engineering. Applicants with a degree in environmental engineering, earth science, maths, physics and mechanical engineering may also be considered... [+]

MSc in Civil Engineering (with optional specialist streams)

Engineering graduates are in high demand from recruiting companies worldwide.

This course has been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of engineering industries. As a Masters student, you’ll gain the specialist and generic skills necessary to lead future developments.

This one-year MSc in civil engineering is suitable for graduates with a background in any discipline of civil engineering. Applicants with a degree in environmental engineering, earth science, maths, physics and mechanical engineering may also be considered.

You can graduate with an MSc in Civil Engineering or choose to follow a specialist named stream:... [-]


MSc in Communications, Control & Digital Signal Processing

Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

This full-time course covers the theoretical and practical aspects of communications theory and networks, fundamental control technology and digital signal processing (DSP). All these topics are critical to the information and communications age. You’ll gain an advanced knowledge of the principles of the communications, control and DSP domains. You’ll also develop an understanding of the current and future developments and... [+]

MSc in Communications, Control & Digital Signal Processing

This full-time course covers the theoretical and practical aspects of communications theory and networks, fundamental control technology and digital signal processing (DSP). All these topics are critical to the information and communications age.

You’ll gain an advanced knowledge of the principles of the communications, control and DSP domains. You’ll also develop an understanding of the current and future developments and technologies within these three disciplines.

Along with full accreditation from the Institution for Engineering and Technology (IET), this course will enable you to capitalise on job opportunities across a range of sectors including:... [-]


MSc in Electrical Power Engineering with Business

Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

This course recognises the need for skilled graduates to address the world’s major issues in electrical energy and power systems. It offers an integrated programme focusing on the design, operation and analysis of power supply systems, power plant, renewables and industrial electrical equipment relating to a liberalised power supply industry and globalised markets and environmental drivers. The course provides the advanced level of... [+]

MSc in Electrical Power Engineering with Business

This course recognises the need for skilled graduates to address the world’s major issues in electrical energy and power systems. It offers an integrated programme focusing on:

the design, operation and analysis of power supply systems power plant renewables and industrial electrical equipment relating to a liberalised power supply industry globalised markets and environmental drivers

The course provides the advanced level of knowledge and understanding required for challenging, well paid and exciting careers in the dynamic and high growth electrical power and renewable energy sectors.

You’ll study

There’s two semesters of compulsory and optional classes, followed by a three-month summer research project in your chosen area. There’s the opportunity to carry this out through the department's competitive MSc industrial internships.... [-]


MSc in Environmental Engineering (campus attendance & distance learning options)

Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2  August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

A distinctive feature of this course is its highly topical nature. Glasgow has been undergoing extensive urban regeneration. This included building on land that's been contaminated in the past. You’ll have challenging 'real world' issues to study close to the University. This MSc provides the knowledge and skills to equip you for a career in either environmental engineering or science... [+]

MSc in Environmental Engineering

Closely aligned with industry’s demands, this course meets the needs of:

urban regeneration environmental protection infrastructure investment portfolios in Scotland and worldwide

A distinctive feature of this course is its highly topical nature. Glasgow has been undergoing extensive urban regeneration. This included building on land that's been contaminated in the past. You’ll have challenging 'real world' issues to study close to the University.

This MSc provides the knowledge and skills to equip you for a career in either environmental engineering or science.

You’ll study

You'll follow a curriculum of five core classes and a wide range of optional classes. Each class is taught for two to three hours per week over eight to 12 weeks.... [-]


MSc in Global Innovation Management

Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow Denmark Aalborg Germany Hamburg + 4 more

The programme is divided into four semesters over two years. You’ll spend your first year at Strathclyde. You’ll gain practical experience of working within globally distributed teams and with an industrial client. In the first semester of Year 2, you’ll either undertake in-depth study of innovation management in Germany or an industrial internship in Denmark. In the final semester you’ll take on a thesis project. This is supervised by the Year 2 host institution... [+]

MSc in Global Innovation Management

The MSc in Global Innovation Management is a unique two-year programme. It’s offered jointly by:

University of Strathclyde Aalborg University (Denmark) Hamburg University of Technology (Germany)

You'll have the opportunity to study at two of the universities.

The course focuses on new challenges in innovative global enterprise and provides you with:

a practical and global perspective of innovation management skills applicable to larger multinational organisations and smaller enterprises

broader views of Innovation Management including:

technology management research and development product/service development increased research capability You’ll study ... [-]

MSc in Ship & Offshore Technology

Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow Germany Hamburg + 2 more

This programme is designed for graduate engineers in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and other related disciplines who wish to acquire advanced knowledge in a broad range of subjects of ship and offshore technologies. This two year course is offered jointly with Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) in Germany. Year 1 is completed at Strathclyde and Year 2 in Hamburg. The award is made in the name of both universities... [+]

Why this course?

This programme is designed for graduate engineers in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and other related disciplines who wish to acquire advanced knowledge in a broad range of subjects of ship and offshore technologies.

This two-year course is offered jointly with Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) in Germany. Year 1 is completed at Strathclyde and Year 2 in Hamburg. The award is made in the name of both universities.

Facilities

We have excellent teaching facilities at the University of Strathclyde including:

Catalina - our departmental racing yacht Kelvin Hydrodynamics Lab - the largest ship-model experiment tank in any UK university Towing/wave tank exclusively for teaching purposes Marine engine laboratory Hydrogen fuel cell laboratory Cutting-edge computer facilities Industry standard software ... [-]

MSc Oil and Gas Innovation

Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

The degree aims to develop new technologies in exploration, production, processing and decommissioning within the oil and gas sector, for graduates as well as individuals with industrial experience or companies with innovative ideas that they wish to develop. [+]

Why this course?

This Masters course is delivered by five Scottish universities* in partnership with the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC).

The degree aims to develop new technologies in exploration, production, processing and decommissioning within the oil and gas sector, for graduates as well as individuals with industrial experience or companies with innovative ideas that they wish to develop.

Who's the course for? graduates in engineering or science, who have the qualities and ideas required to become leaders in innovation technical staff who have identified an innovation or have expertise likely to yield innovative solutions and want to learn how to commercialise these business developers who have identified an opportunity to innovate in the oil and gas sector and seek to understand the framework of the industry and its supply chain managers or technical staff who are seeking innovative solutions for their challenges and want to equip themselves with the knowledge and leadership skills to enable their companies to identify, validate and commercialise possible solutions ... [-]

MSc Subsea and Pipeline Engineering

Campus Full time 12  September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

This course is for graduates in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and related disciplines who want to gain advanced knowledge of subsea systems, designs and installation. [+]

Why this course?

As oil is required to be extracted in deeper and rougher seas, new demands continue to be imposed on design development as well as new installation and inspection techniques.

This course is for graduates in naval architecture, offshore engineering, mechanical engineering and related disciplines who want to gain advanced knowledge of subsea systems, designs and installation. This includes systems and equipment such as:

pipelines wellheads drilling rigs riser & mooring systems You’ll study

Your course will be made up of three components:

Instructional modules Group project Individual project (MSc only) Group project

You’ll be part of a group of three to five people in ‘consultant teams’ for 10 weeks addressing a practical engineering problem. You’ll then have the opportunity to present the report to a panel of industrial experts.... [-]


MSc Supply Chain and Operations Management/ Logistics/ Procurement Management

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24  September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Supply chain management is widely accepted as a critical business competency. Supply chain management includes: [+]

Why this course?

Supply chain management is widely accepted as a critical business competency. Supply chain management includes:

initial design procurement of materials and services processing and distribution to the customer either directly or through a network of distributors

In many companies, 80% or more of their turnover is spent outside of the organisation.

This course helps you become effective in managing this. It’s designed for those who work or are planning to work within supply chain management. It’s also suitable for those with a background in support functions such as:

sales maintenance finance marketing

You’ll gain an understanding of the issues, concepts, models, tools and techniques associated with supply chain management.... [-]


MSc Sustainable Engineering: Renewable Energy Systems and Environment

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 36  September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

Renewable Energy Systems and the Environment is one of the pathways offered in the Sustainable Engineering programme. [+]

Why this course?

Renewable Energy Systems and the Environment is one of the pathways offered in the Sustainable Engineering programme.

This course examines the design and operation of the energy systems that provide the environments in which people live and work. It explores how quality of life can be balanced by the need for conservation of world resources.

You’ll learn about different energy resources:

renewable fossil nuclear

You’ll look at the systems that are employed to control these resources such as:

combined heat & power schemes heat pumps solar capture devices high efficiency condensing boilers advanced materials adaptive control systems ... [-]

Master

MArch in Architectural Design (International)

Campus Full time September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

This two-year course is for international students who are looking for a challenging programme of study that meets the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part 2 educational criteria. The course runs parallel to the MArch/Pg Diploma in Advanced Architectural Design. It shares the same curriculum so you’ll join students on this course in an exciting and challenging environment. [+]

MArch in Architectural Design (International)

This two-year course is for international students who are looking for a challenging programme of study that meets the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Part 2 educational criteria.

The course runs parallel to the MArch/Pg Diploma in Advanced Architectural Design. It shares the same curriculum so you’ll join students on this course in an exciting and challenging environment.

You’ll develop skills in advanced design, analysis and architectural critique designing complex buildings in a variety of contexts and address social, cultural and environmental issues.

This course demands a high level of design ability and self-motivation.... [-]


Contact

Engineering Faculty Office, University of Strathclyde

Address Engineering Faculty Office, University of Strathclyde, Room 5.25, Royal College Building, 204 George Street
G1 1XW Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Website http://www.strath.ac.uk/engineering/
Phone +44 (0)141 548 2749

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