Ingenia - Issue 45, December 2010
Investing in Infrastructure
Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
Responses to: Value of apprenticeships; Limited resources; Response to: Femtocells; RedR responds to Pakistan floods; Druk White Lotus update
Damon de Laszlo; John Davis FREng; Dr Gary Evans; Erin Noordeloos; Philip Cornwell
Rolls-Royce Science Prize; Technician Council; Offshore Wind report; Battle of Ideas; Nuclear Lessons Learned report
Infrastructure, engineering and climate change adaption
Professor Robert Mair CBE FREng FRS and Peter Warry FREng
Carol Burke FREng
A vision for manufacturing
An engineer in the automotive business, she describes some of the ways Unipart intend to tackle the economic crisis
By Michael Kenward OBE
Are we ready for autonomous systems?
Dr Natasha McCarthy and Lambert Dopping-Hepenstal FREng
A look at some of the hopes and concerns for robotic and autonomous technology.
A step change
Professor Saeed Zahedi OBE
The development of the Echelon prosthetic foot.
Rob Shoup and Jean Paul Lips
Rate gyroscopes help businesses survey underground. They can also guide relief well drilling as they did withthe recent Chilean rescue at the San Jose mine.
Satellite broadband around the globe
Dr Rebecca Pool
How the 2010 MacRobert Award winner, Inmarsat, has developed a lightweight and portable mobile satellite communication system.
Trust the engineers
A poem from a collection published in 2010
Acrylics for the future
Dr Ben Harris
An explanation of the Alpha process: a cheaper, greener way of making methyl methacrylate.
Professor Robert Stone
How video games offer an alternative to established practices in simulation-based training and design.
How does that work?
The evolution of the pendulum in time-keeping devices.
Innovation Watch - Home area network for energy visibility and control
AlertMe is a recent UK innovation helping consumers control their energy usage.
|Editor-in-Chief||Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng|
|Managing Editor||Dominic Joyeux|
|Editorial Assistant||Juliet Benning|
|Editorial Board||Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
John Loughhead FREng
Martin Manning FREng
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Professor Liz Tanner FREng
Professor William Webb FREng
Stephen Vranch FREng
|Director, Policy & Public Affairs||Beverley Parkin|