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The Engineer
5 March 2004

  • Circuit board sense

    18 Mar 2004

  • Perfect parking

    18 Mar 2004

  • Quantum awarded hydrogen vehicle contract

    18 Mar 2004

    Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies is to receive $2.3 million from California's South Coast Air Quality Management District to develop hydrogen fuel systems for a fleet of 30 Toyota Prius Hybrid Electric Vehicles.

  • Sounding out danger in aircraft

    18 Mar 2004

  • Making the sums add up

    17 Mar 2004

    Many young people think that mathematics is boring, irrelevant and too difficult compared with other subjects. But there's no need to scrap the existing educational system to fix the problem, as Dave Wilson explains.

  • Subvocal speech gets a voice from NASA

    17 Mar 2004

    Relaying information from a noisy environment could get a lot easier thanks to researchers at NASA who are computerising human subauditory speech using nerve signals in the throat that control speech.

  • Cool customer

    8 Mar 2004

    A liquid-cooled electric motor offers a neat opportunity for automotive designers to increase the power and cut the size of motors while avoiding the problems of overheating. Jon Excell reports.

  • All together now

    8 Mar 2004

    In the first of a series of columns by engineers involved in collaborative ventures, Keith Herman explains the advantages and pitfalls of an international team effort to develop an autonomous welding robot.

  • 300GByte hard drives

    8 Mar 2004

    Fujitsu's new series of 3.5 inch hard drives feature a four-platter design, spindle speeds of 10K rpm and a storage capacity up to a whopping 300 GBytes.

  • Connecting you now

    10 Mar 2004

    Individuals who get frustrated trying to navigate through the instructions from recorded phone answering systems may soon be getting some help.

  • Interface to the mobile

    11 Mar 2004

  • Front-end module for mobile phones

    11 Mar 2004

    Agilent Technologies has introduced what it claims is the industry's first combined CDMA duplexer/power amplifier front-end module for use in dual-band and US PCS mobile phones and wireless data cards.

  • Fast track to change

    5 Mar 2004

    Commentators are predicting an imminent and major crisis on the UK's transport network. Unfortunately they are all wrong - the crisis is not imminent, it has already arrived. George Coupe and Helen Knight report.

  • GKN shifts operations to low-cost economies

    5 Mar 2004

  • A big break

    5 Mar 2004

    After several years of stop-start progress, 2004 could be the year Surface Transforms gets its big break in the brake big league.

  • Electromagnetics finds the last drop

    5 Mar 2004

  • Rail research hits red light

    8 Mar 2004

    Academic research body Rail Research UK is to hold talks with Network Rail amid fears that an overly risk-averse culture in the industry is preventing new technology from being introduced on to the network.

  • Mine-sweeping method makes seabed transparent

    8 Mar 2004

  • Robo doc

    5 Mar 2004

    The developer of Honda’s cute android, Asimo, insists that the robot is here to take the drudge out of our lives - not to take over. Jon Excell reports.

  • Hybrid highlight

    5 Mar 2004

  • Mercedes coating comes up to scratch

    5 Mar 2004

    The new Mercedes CLS Coupé, launched this week at the Geneva Motor Show, will come with scratch-resistant, nanotechnology-based paint as standard.

  • Scientific clues

    5 Mar 2004

    This week the chancellor announced yet another science strategy aimed at making the UK more competitive in an increasingly hi-tech world. Fiona Harvey reports.

  • Model solution

    5 Mar 2004

    With the launch of Solid Edge V15 Charles Clarke explains how it will add another dimension to design.

  • High sites

    5 Mar 2004

  • Surf and ye shall find

    5 Mar 2004

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