Engineering themes

Ingenia articles are categorised by engineering themes and subject areas.

Showing 18 articles for: Nuclear

Nuclear designs on a low-carbon future

Nuclear designs on a low-carbon future

Paul Stein FREng and Sophie Macfarlane-Smith

Find out how small modular reactors will contribute to achieving net zero.

Issue 87
Manufacturing power stations

Manufacturing power stations

Harry Edwards, Adam Locke and Andrew Jackson

Small modular reactors that have components manufactured in factories and constructed onsite could offer a quicker and cheaper alternative to generating nuclear power

Issue 69

Time to re-evaluate nuclear risks?, Responses to: SMR letter and Synthetic diamonds

Professor Gregg Butler, Grace McGlynn, John Campbell OBE FREng, Professor Jason Smith, and Alan Kemp.

Issue 64

Health risks from nuclear accidents - fact or fiction?

Professor Gerry Thomas

Professor Gerry Thomas, Professor of Molecular Pathology at Imperial College London, thinks that the perceived health risks of exposure to radiation from nuclear power plants accidents are vastly overestimated.

Issue 63

Small but powerful

Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng

Issue 62

Fusion turns to Engineering

Chris Warrick

The search for fusion energy has led to advances in remote handling, materials science, and plasma isolation chambers

Issue 52

Small Modular Reactors

Professor Richard Clegg and Professor Mamdouh El-Shanawany

A new generation of small, factory-built nuclear reactors can provide sources of power for areas which lack a supporting energy infrastructure

Issue 52

Lessons from Windscale's Nuclear Legacy

Peter Mann

Decommissioning work undertaken on the Windscale Piles and the Windscale Advanced Gas-Cooled Reactor will provide important information for future nuclear installations

Issue 48

Nuclear Decommissioning 44 in the UK

Laurence Williams FREng

The former Chief Engineer of the UK’s decommissioning authority outlines the challenges facing the UK’snuclear clean-up

Issue 39

Perception and Reality

Dr Scott Steedman FREng

Scott Steedman says that engineers should take more of an active role in building trust in the nuclear debate

Issue 29