Engineering themes

Environmental/Climate

A total of 110 items listed.

Bringing cleaner seas to Sussex

Richard Hodgson and Graham Sugrue

Richard Hodgson, Programme Manager, Southern Water, and Graham Sugrue, Project Director, 4Delivery, talked to Ingenia describing both the challenges of the build as well as detailing how a modern sewage treatment plant works.

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Responses to: Education Editorial, Building for floods

Professor Neil A Downie, Professor Kel Fidler FREng, Sir Kevin Leeson and Robert Barker

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Testing the lunar surface; Engineering habits of mind; Breaking the ice; A quiet revolution; Newton fellowships

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After the 2014 floods: The future management of flood risk

Professor Enda O'Connell FREng and Professor Jim Hall FREng

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Singapore's Supertrees

Hugh Ferguson

Patrick Bellew RDI FREng, of environmental engineers Atelier Ten, outlines the engineering challenges and solutions generated by the Gardens by the Bay project.

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Modelling UK weather patterns

Paul Davies

Ingenia talked to Paul Davies, Chief Meteorologist at the Met Office, about the processes involved and the new technology developed to improve UK forecasting.

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Making waves; Sustainable manufacturing; Coastal eco-cities collegium; AeroMSc bursary; Manufacturing report; Wireless charging buses

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Keeping track of energy

Kevin Payne

From water-powered cooling systems to regenerative braking, London Underground’s engineers aim to keep London moving comfortably and efficiently

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Extreme space weather; Global environmental prize; Champion apprentice; Academy initiatives; Water engineer wins award

In Brief: short articles and engineering news

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Perfecting the jet engine

Professor Philip Ruffles CBE FREng FRS

Larger fans and the application of composite materials will make jet engines of the future lighter and more efficient

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Fishing for pollutants

Emily Bick

The SHOAL project uses engineering expertise from academia and industry to create autonomous pollution-sensing robots to monitor ports in real time

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Creating stratospheric instrument platforms

Dr András Sóbester

With smartphones, GPS and 3D rapid prototyping, the ASTRA project transforms humble radiosondes into sophisticated and recoverable data capture devices

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