Engineering themes

Water/Floods

A total of 42 items listed.

Engineers respond to the tsunami; Economic growth driven by science and technology

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A new climate for flood planning

Professor Edward Evans Visiting Professor, Glasgow University Professor Jim Hall Professor of Earth Systems Engineering, University Of Newcastle

The Foresight Flood and Coastal Defence Project brought engineers together with other experts to assess the likely changes in flood risk over the coming century and to evaluate possible responses

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The Mississippi Delta model – compressing a century into 7 days

Fabian Acker

How the physical model of part of the Mississippi Delta helps us to understand its river dynamics

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An under-valued service?: the business benefits of reliable weather information

Peter Ewins CB FREng

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Regenerating the waterways

Stewart Sim OBE

A look at the engineering challenges encountered during the rejuvenation of the British waterways network

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Flood warnings

Ed Gallagher CBE FREng

Last year's extensive flooding has raised questions about flood defences and the environment – the time is ripe for some innovative engineering solutions

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