Engineering themes

Water/Floods

A total of 42 items listed.

Making it rain

Dominic Joyeux

Clever mechanical engineering has been employed to flood the stage in a production of classic musical Singin’ in the Rain, allowing performers to dance, jump and splash about on stage.

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Design-led innovation and sustainability

Hugh Ferguson, Bruce Martin, Darren Barlow and David McAllister

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece, combines attractive architecture with innovative engineering to be as accessible and beneficial as possible.

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How to create the perfect wave

Sarah Griffiths

Waves of various shapes and sizes are being created by engineers for swimming, surfing, testing and research

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Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, Engineering award winners, Living without electricity report, The UK STEM education landscape, Bridge building in Rwanda, UK student wins international engineering prize, British rocket propels Juno to Jupiter

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Securing water supplies with sand dams

Simon Maddrell

Jenny Bardwell talked to Simon Maddrell, Executive Director of the charity Excellent Development, about the principles and success of sand dams.

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London's deepest tunnel and shafts

Richard Sutherden

The Lee Tunnel – the UK water industry’s largest project since its privatisation in 1989 – is the deepest tunnel ever built in London

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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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After the 2014 floods: The future management of flood risk

Professor Enda O'Connell FREng and Professor Jim Hall FREng

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High risk modelling; Sustainable games; Entrepreneurs' award; Ready to respond; Wind energy report; Accessible ATMs

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