Engineering themes

Production/Manufacturing

A total of 70 items listed.

Composite materials revolutionise aerospace engineering

Tim Edwards

How the use of carbon-fibre composites in wing manufacture is changing aerospace engineering

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Four engineers: four Silver Medals

A short profile of the four UK engineers awarded The Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medals in 2008

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Stirring Metals

Professor Helen Atkinson

The thixotropic manipulation of metallic alloys.

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Designs on creativity

Sir George Cox

Sir George Cox tells of his review for the Government on how British businesses can be made more competitive

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Precious Paper

Jan Lyons

The sensitive nature of paper explored by following the journey of Ingenia’s pages from pulp to printed page

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Spray-on steel

Professor Patrick Grant and Dr Stephen Duncan

An innovative method for manufacturing production tooling

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Digital energy – working smart in the oil and gas industry

John Darley

Investment in ‘smart’ well technologies could ensure the oil and gas industry receives more value and greater production life

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Rapid prototyping

Professor Duc Pham OBE FREng and Dr Stefan Dimov

Core aspects of time-compression engineering to speed up product development and stay ahead of the global market

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Opportunity of a lifetime

Professor John Miles FREng

Consumer power seems sure to force the rate of house building to increase dramatically in the near future. How can the construction industry make the most of it?

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Sustaining competitive advantage in manufacturing

K Rajagopal

Although the country’s manufacturing base has declined, UK-based companies can still flourish in competitive industries

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Revealing the secrets of fluidised beds: Exploiting links between academia and industry

David Newton

How a unique X-ray imaging technique to analyse flows in multiphase systems has developed from close cooperation between academics and industrialists

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The future of chemical and petrochemical manufacturing

Roger Benson FREng

Will the chemical and petrochemicals industry, still one of the country’s largest exporters, adopt a more distributed manufacturing model in the future?

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