Ingenia - Issue 68, September 2016

 

Assuring safety and security in RAS, The future of energy storage

Martyn Thomas CBE FREng and Dr Jill Cainey

Professor David Lane CBE FREng rightly emphasises the need to build public trust in these systems (‘Robotics and autonomous systems – affecting everything that moves’, Ingenia 67).

Broadband needs its champions

Dr David Cleevely CBE FREng

Dr David Cleevely CBE FREng, founder of several telecoms businesses, maintains that any strategy to deliver universal broadband has to jump from a high cost/low demand model to low cost/high demand.

Steve Holliday FREng - Energy with connections

Michael Kenward OBE

When Steve Holliday FREng moved from the oil industry into energy distribution, the sector was seen as staid

Articles in this issue

Against the tide

Against the tide

Geoff Watts and Daniel Sharp

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s new Shannon-class lifeboat has been designed and manufactured to be faster, safer and more manouverable than existing vessels

Broadband in the backwaters: rural Britain's fight for faster internet

Broadband in the backwaters: rural Britain's fight for faster internet

Sarah Griffiths

Communities living in some parts of rural Britain are engineering their own solutions to combat the problem of inadequate broadband connections

In deep water: the UK's first subsea-to-shore gas plant

In deep water: the UK's first subsea-to-shore gas plant

Nicholas Newman and David Hainsworth

The development and building of the Shetland Gas Plant was the UK’s largest construction project since the London 2012 Olympics

Intelligent prosthetics

Intelligent prosthetics

Richard Gray and Professor Saeed Zahedi OBE FREng

Blatchford has been awarded the 2016 Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award for its prosthetic limb with smart robotics

Silver Medallists

The Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal recognises outstanding personal contributions by early- or mid-career engineers that have resulted in successful market exploitation.

INNOVATION WATCH - Delivering clean cold and power

Dearman

Global technology company Dearman has developed a family of engines that uses liquid air to deliver zeroemission power and cooling.

HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Toughened glass

Tempering the glass to compress the outer surface and expand the inner layers balances the tension in the glass to make it tougher.

Board members for this issue are:

Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng
Managing Editor Gemma Hummerston
Editorial Board Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
Professor David Delpy FREng FMedSci FRS
John Loughhead OBE FREng
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Professor Liz Tanner OBE FREng FRSE
Professor William Webb FREng
Director of Policy and External Affairs Beverley Parkin

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

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

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