Engineering themes

Production/Manufacturing

A total of 72 items listed.

All hands to the pumps

Michael Kenward OBE

The UK’s engineering industry collaborated to rapidly create over 13,000 ventilators for the NHS in just 12 weeks.

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Raising the bar

Neil Cumins

Engineers at Cadbury ensure that every bar of chocolate has the taste, texture and appearance that we expect.

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Composites take off

Michael Kenward OBE

Bombardier won the 50th anniversary MacRobert Award for engineering innovation with its innovative composite carbon fibre wings for the Airbus A220.

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A centre fit for future transport

Professor David Mullins

The National Automotive Innovation Centre at the University of Warwick has support from government and industry to address the challenges in the research and development of future vehicles.

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Robotics and AI – driving the UK’s industrial strategy

Professor Guang-Zhong Yang CBE FREng

Professor Guang-Zhong Yang CBE FREng sets out how investment in robotics and AI could improve innovation in the UK and secure our place as a world leader in the technologies.

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How virtual reality is changing engineering

Professor Anthony Steed

A number of engineering firms are using virtual reality and immersive technologies to transform how they work.

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Manufacturing power stations

Harry Edwards, Adam Locke and Andrew Jackson

Small modular reactors that have components manufactured in factories and constructed onsite could offer a quicker and cheaper alternative to generating nuclear power

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Certainty and Coopearation are Key

In his September editorial, Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng highlighted the need for solutions to the numerous key issues in defining the UK’s new relationship with the EU.

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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

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