A total of 59 items listed.
The automation of dairy farms
Geoff Watts and John Baines
Robotiic milking is not a new innovation but the systems are increasingly being adopted by UK dairy farms and are now being engineered to do more than just milk cows.
Communicating with outer space
Richard Gray and Nick James
BAE Systems Intermediate Frequency Modem System enabled signals from the Rosetta spacecraft to be decoded on Earth, accurately tracking the distance and speed of the craft.
Against the tide
Geoff Watts and Daniel Sharp
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s new Shannon-class lifeboat has been designed and manufactured to be faster, safer and more manouverable than existing vessels
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).
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
Building Britain's biggest warships
Richard Gray and Martin Douglass
Construction of two new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, the largest ever in Britain, is the most ambitious shipbuilding project attempted in the UK
Robotics and autonomous systems - affecting everything that moves
Professor David Lane CBE FREng
A revolution in smart machines will affect all sectors of the UK economy and our personal lives. The UK has made a promising start but Professor David Lane CBE FREng argues there is more to do
John Pullin, a freelance technology writer, summarises the issues presented at the event and other work in this area.
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.
Professor Richard Godwin FREng
Professor Richard Godwin FREng explains how these initiatives can combine accuracy and control of field operations with an ability to sense the state of crops, leading to increased efficiency and yields.
Professor Clive Buckberry FREng
Chief Technology Officer at Quanta Fluid Solutions outlines the steps to design and develop a new system that is lighter, smaller and easier to use than existing machines
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Lambert Dopping-Hepenstal FREng
This article is about unmanned aircraft not needing to be constrained by size, endurance and the operating limitations imposed by the need to protect a human on-board.