Ingenia - Issue 33, December 2007


Articles in this issue

Generating Laser Energy

Dr Ed Moses and Professor Mike Dunne

The engineering and construction behind the National Ignition Facility in California, and how Europe is intending to create fusion energy

A Conversation with Dr R K Pachauri

The Chairman of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change speaks to the Academy President, Lord Browne, on where the climate change debate is heading

Launching the Tamar

Neil Chaplin and John Nurser

How the latest addition to the Royal National Lifeboat Association’s fleet was engineered to protect its crew and augment their abilities

Box of Bubbles

Professor Tristram Carfrae

How the innovative Water Cube swimming hall was conceived and constructed for the 2008 Beijing Olympics

Conserving the Dean's Eye

Geoff Clifton

How engineering has ensured the survival of an 800 year-old stained glass window at Lincoln Cathedral

Questioning Perceptions

Dr Danny Penman

The findings of the UK’s first ever study into the public’s perception of engineering and engineers

Board members for this issue are:

Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman FREng
Managing Editor Dominic Joyeux
Editorial Assistant Angus Dawson
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 Dr Richard Wilson

ARUP, BAE Systems, Lloyd's Register, Mott MacDonald, Rolls-Royce plc

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


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