Ingenia - Issue 23, June 2005

 

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Editorial

A Coming Together

Dr Scott Steedman FREng FICE

The convergence of research skills and experience among the disciplines of Science amd Engineering

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Does The UK Need A Contribution From Nuclear Power?

Dr Robert Hawley CBE FREng Pete Wilkinson

Dr Robert Hawley and Pete Wilkinson put forward opposing views in the nuclear power debate

John Burland CBE FREng

The man who helped straighten the Leaning Tower of Pisa talks to Michael Kenward OBE

Articles in this issue

Supporting Tomorrow's Engineers

Caroline Durbin

A look at how three schemes in The Royal Academy of Engineering’s Best Programme benefit sponsors and participants alike

The Triumph of Technology

Lord Broers FREng FRS

The first of this year’s Reith Lectures given at the Royal Institution

On The Right Wavelengths

Professor Will Stewart FREng

A recent Foresight project explored new opportunities in the electromagnetic spectrum

Floodnet: A New Flood Warning System

Professor David De Roure

Using pervasive computing to monitor the environment

MacRobert Award 2005

A look at the technologies developed by the MacRobert Award 2005 winner and three finalists

How To Land On Titan

Dr Steve Lingard and Pat Norris

The parachute and computer systems that enabled a soft landing for the Huygens probe

Why Rails Crack?

Andy Doherty, Steve Clark, Robert Care and Mark Dembosky

The Hatfield train crash in 2000 provided the incentive to investigate the phenomenon of rail cracking on the UK rail network

Lloyd's Register Lecture 2005

This year’s lecture on ‘Safety Appraisal Criteria’was given by Professor Andrew Evans of Imperial College London

The Climate For Nuclear Power

Tony Cooper

How the threat of climate change is leading to a reappraisal of the benefits of nuclear power

Board members for this issue are:

Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman FREng
Managing Editor Dominic Joyeux
Editorial Assistant Catherine Jordan
Editorial Board Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Basil Butler CBE FREng
Bob Emmerson FREng
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng 
Director, Policy & Public Affairs Tom McLaughlan

Arup, IBM, Mott MacDonald, Rolls-Royce plc

The Royal Academy of Engineering acknowledges the generous support by the following organisations for Ingenia: Arup, IBM, Mott MacDonald, Rolls-Royce plc

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