Engineering themes

Energy

A total of 86 items listed.

What role for biofuels in low-carbon UK transport?

Professor Adisa Azapagic FREng

Biofuels have a role to play in meeting the UK’s commitments to reducing climate change.

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Future-proofing the next generation of wind turbine blades

Kirsten Dyer and Peter Greaves

Before deploying new equipment in an offshore environment, testing is absolutely vital. Replicating the harsh conditions within the confines of a test hall requires access to specialist, purpose-built facilities.

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Energy with connections

Steve Holliday FREng

When Steve Holliday FREng moved from the oil industry into energy distribution, the sector was seen as staid.

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Assuring safety and security in RAS, The future of energy storage

Martyn Thomas CBE FREng and Dr Jill Cainey

Professor David Lane CBE FREng rightly emphasises the need to build public trust in these systems (‘Robotics and autonomous systems – affecting everything that moves’, Ingenia 67).

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Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, Engineering award winners, Living without electricity report, The UK STEM education landscape, Bridge building in Rwanda, UK student wins international engineering prize, British rocket propels Juno to Jupiter

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What's in store for energy

Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng

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New Shetland Gas Plant, Materials Award, Factory 2050

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Algae-powered architecture

Jill Entwistle

Jan Wurm, an associate director at Arup, was one of the chief designers of the energy system. He talked to Jill Entwistle about the concept, execution and results from the world’s first photobioreactor.

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Bringing electronic controls to hydraulics

Michael Kenward OBE

Michael Kenward OBE talked to Dr Niall Caldwell, Managing Director of Artemis, about the company’s engineering progress and its business success.

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