Ingenia - Issue 28, September 2006




Engineering Adaptation

Dr Scott Steedman FREng FICE

Scott Steedman argues for a strategy for adaptation that draws upon the science of climate change and is driven by engineers

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Lord Browne of Madingley FREng

The prolific Chief Executive of BP, and the Academy’s new president, reveals the influence his father had on his career and shares his thoughts on green energy with Michael Kenward

Articles in this issue

Pitch Perfect

Ian Liddell CBE FREng

The engineering involved in delivering Arsenal’s impressive new Emirates Stadium

Lloyd's Register Lecture 2006

This year’s lecture on ‘Public Perception of Risk’was given by Professor Sir Robert Worcester

Investigating New Orleans

Dr Scott Steedman FREng FICE

The findings of the post-Katrina investigation

Aero-Engines of the Future

Ric Parker FREng

The challenge of reducing noise and engine emissions in the aviation industry

Going Underground

Patrick Bellew FREng

An innovative method of creating thermal mass energy storage systems using underground cooling labyrinths

Why do large IT programmes fail?

Pieter Lindeque FREng

An IT troubleshooter examines why large projects often go wrong, and suggests ways they could be managed more effectively in the future

Snake-Arm Robots

Dr Rob Buckingham

A species of robot that can reach difficult-to-access nuclear reactors, aircraft wings and parts of the human body

Board members for this issue are:

Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman FREng
Managing Editor Dominic Joyeux
Editorial Assistant Isla McMillan
Editorial Board Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Basil Butler CBE FREng
Bob Emmerson FREng
Dr Dougal Goodman FREng
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Dr William Webb FREng
Director, Policy & Public Affairs Awaiting New Director

ARUP, BAE Systems, Mott MacDonald, Rolls-Royce plc

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


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