Engineering themes

Ingenia articles are categorised by engineering themes and subject areas.

Showing 37 articles for: Sports and Leisure

Entertaining audiences of the future

Entertaining audiences of the future

Dominic Joyeux

Engineering innovations are creating immersive environments in theatre and sport.

Issue 88

How I got here - Felicity Milton

Felicity Milton, mechanical engineer and Senior Manager, Strategy and Innovation at adidas, talks about the future of trainers.

Issue 86
Making it rain

Making it rain

Dominic Joyeux

Clever mechanical engineering has been employed to flood the stage in a production of classic musical Singin’ in the Rain, allowing performers to dance, jump and splash about on stage.

Issue 83
From junk to spectacle

From junk to spectacle

Abigail Beall, Bertie Cole and Pip Rush

The Arcadia Spider is built almost completely from scrap. Innovative engineering allows this immersive stage to move in time with music, produce flames and lasers, and play host to a number of acrobatic performers.

Issue 72

Racing human-powered submarines

Sir Robert Hill KBE FREng and Iain Anderson

This university competition requires student teams to design, engineer and race their own submarines, which are propelled and powered entirely by humans.

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Going for gold

Going for gold

Professor Tony Purnell

The engineering that played a role in Team GB’s cycling success at the 2016 Rio Olympics was a team effort, and helped the athletes increase their speed to break a number of world records.

Issue 70
What makes an exciting roller coaster?

What makes an exciting roller coaster?

Sarah Griffiths

Sarah Griffiths talked to engineers, designers and enthusiasts about the elements that all roller coasters share and what makes some rides scarier than others.

Issue 66

Harnessing Offshore Winds

Dr Trevor Loveday and Professor Byron Byrne

This article is about Ingenia examining how the industry is addressing the engineering challenge of creating cost-effective structures.

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