Engineering themes

Ingenia articles are categorised by engineering themes and subject areas.

Showing 75 articles for: Production and Manufacturing

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.

Issue 69
Manufacturing power stations

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

Issue 69
Against the tide

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

Issue 68
Professor Xiangqian (Jane) Jiang FREng - Integrating metrology in business and academe

Professor Xiangqian (Jane) Jiang FREng - Integrating metrology in business and academe

Michael Kenward OBE

Professor Jane Jiang’s interest in measuring began when she worked on a bus production line in China

Issue 66

OPINION - Steel can arise from the ashes of coal

Professor Sridhar Seetharaman

Professor Sridhar Seetharaman argues that smaller, flexible steel mills implementing new technology would better cope with fluctuating global trends.

Issue 66
A lot more than lubrication

A lot more than lubrication

Professor Ian Hutchings FREng

Professor Ian Hutchings FREng, GKN Professor of Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Cambridge, highlights the progress and some failures of the important discipline of tribology.

Issue 66

Dr Ralf Speth FREng - R&D investment makes good business sense

Michael Kenward OBE

In five years as CEO, Dr Ralf Speth FREng has increased investment and R&D at Jaguar Land Rover, overhauled the company’s production facilities, and incorporated energy-saving technologies and new materials

Issue 63
Engineering polymath wins major award

Engineering polymath wins major award

Geoff Watts

The 2015 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering has been awarded to the ground-breaking chemical engineer Dr Robert Langer FREng for his revolutionary advances and leadership in engineering at the interface between chemistry and medicine

Issue 63
Diamond technology: beyond hardness

Diamond technology: beyond hardness

Professor Mark Newton

The UK is home to synthetic diamond research and production activities that take advantage of the material’s several extreme properties, in addition to its hardness

Issue 63
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