Engineering themes

Production/manufacturing

A total of 68 items listed.

Robotics and AI – driving the UK’s industrial strategy

Professor Guang-Zhong Yang CBE FREng

Professor Guang-Zhong Yang CBE FREng sets out how investment in robotics and AI could improve innovation in the UK and secure our place as a world leader in the technologies.

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How virtual reality is changing engineering

Professor Anthony Steed

A number of engineering firms are using virtual reality and immersive technologies to transform how they work.

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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

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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

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Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, Engineering award winners, Living without electricity report, The UK STEM education landscape, Bridge building in Rwanda, UK student wins international engineering prize, British rocket propels Juno to Jupiter

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A lot more than lubrication

Professor Ian Hutchings FREng

Professor Ian Hutchings FREng, GKN Professor of Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Cambridge, highlights the progress and some failures of the important discipline of tribology.

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Integrating metrology in business and academe

Professor Xiangqian (Jane) Jiang FREng

Professor Jane Jiang’s interest in measuring began when she worked on a bus production line in China.

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OPINION - Steel can arise from the ashes of coal

Professor Sridhar Seetharaman

Professor Sridhar Seetharaman argues that smaller, flexible steel mills implementing new technology would better cope with fluctuating global trends.

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