Engineering themes

Water/Floods

A total of 42 items listed.

Modelling UK weather patterns

Paul Davies

Ingenia talked to Paul Davies, Chief Meteorologist at the Met Office, about the processes involved and the new technology developed to improve UK forecasting.

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Concrete Canvas

Will Crawford

A concrete-impregnated fabric, first developed for building durable emergency shelters, is now being used as a quick, cost-effective method of laying concrete throughout a range of industries

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Making waves; Sustainable manufacturing; Coastal eco-cities collegium; AeroMSc bursary; Manufacturing report; Wireless charging buses

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Inside the rain room - No umbrella required

Tim Rushby-Smith

The Rain Room creates an interactive indoor downpour that gallery visitors can walk through without getting wet

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Fishing for pollutants

Emily Bick

The SHOAL project uses engineering expertise from academia and industry to create autonomous pollution-sensing robots to monitor ports in real time

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Celebrating steam innovation; Water music; SET for Britain; Forum for engineering

In Brief: short articles and engineering news

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Response to: Earthquakes, again; Response to: University Technical Colleges; Student placement schemes

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Earthquakes, again

Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng

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Responses to: Value of apprenticeships; Limited resources; Response to: Femtocells; RedR responds to Pakistan floods; Druk White Lotus update

Damon de Laszlo; John Davis FREng; Dr Gary Evans; Erin Noordeloos; Philip Cornwell

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Amy goes for Gold; Millennium Technology Prize; SET for success; Global Water Security; Science for All; The seed cathedral; EXTRA: Volcanic ash and the gas turbine engine

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Adapting infrastructure to a changing climate

Lord John Krebs, Professor Jim Hall

The threat of more frequent and damaging natural disasters means the UK needs to adapt its national infrastructure.

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Offshore Defences

Professor Dominic Reeve, Dr Vanesa Magar, Dr Shunqi Pan

Coastal engineers put forward the probabilities of flooding and how offshore defences are being introduced off the UK coastline

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