Engineering themes

Ingenia articles are categorised by engineering themes and subject areas.

Showing 75 articles for: Production and Manufacturing

Range Rover...with a twist

Roger Stansfield

The winner of the 2012 MacRobert Award, the Range Rover Evoque, combines off-road capabilities with a more energy-efficient engine and a lighter body

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Brompton Folding Bikes

Will Butler-Adams

From its start with handmade prototypes to becoming the largest-volume bicycle manufacturer in the UK, Brompton Bicycle Ltd has become a manufacturing success story through engineering

Issue 52

Design Winner

Emily Bick

Design team Barber Osgerby worked with UK engineering companies to develop a lightweight, functional, safe and memorable Olympic Torch for London 2012

Issue 51

Imaging in Four Dimensions

Professor Phil Withers FREng and Professor Peter D Lee

Improvements in 3D X-ray tomography have allowed researchers to create movies to study processes including tumour growth and permafrost thawing

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Offsite Construction

Hugh Ferguson

Laing O’Rourke’s Explore Manufacturing precast concrete facility uses techniques from the automobile and aerospace industries to improve precision and efficiency in construction

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Knowledge transfer success

Emily Bick

An innovative plastics recycling process has resulted from collaborations between businesses and academic institutions

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Sir John Parker FREng - Engineering Success

Michael Kenward OBE

The new President of The Royal Academy of Engineering, talks about how his engineering background has helped shape his business experience.

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Carol Burke FREng - A vision for manufacturing

Michael Kenward OBE

An engineer in the automotive business, she describes some of the ways Unipart intend to tackle the economic crisis.

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