Wednesday, 26 November 2014

The Engineer
19 November 2004

  • Pakistani wind

    9 Dec 2004

  • Reducing stress

    25 Nov 2004

  • Making cheaper supercrystals

    22 Nov 2004

    Semiconducting crystals at the heart of next-generation high-resolution scanning and imaging devices could be produced more cheaply and efficiently thanks to a new process introduced by a Durham University spin-out company.

  • Giving wind farms the bird

    22 Nov 2004

  • Staying on the rails

    22 Nov 2004

  • Winning formula

    22 Nov 2004

    Malcolm Roberts heads a division of BAE Systems that has helped put McLaren on the podium and also enabled the aerospace firm to bring state-of-the-art F1 technologies to aircraft.

  • Giant steps

    19 Nov 2004

    Manned lunar bases are a mouthwatering prospect for scientists that could further our understanding of space and provide a springboard to Mars. Richard Fisher reports.

  • Venturing into the unknown

    19 Nov 2004

    How Alphamosaic, thanks to groundbreaking mobile technology, moved quickly from a standing start to part of a US giant. Robert Swann reports.

  • Industrial strength boosts Siemens

    19 Nov 2004

  • We're good, but not by right

    19 Nov 2004

    A study for the Society of British Aerospace Companies says that the UK faces some tough choices over which areas of the aerospace industry should be nurtured and which others should effectively be abandoned to their fate.

  • Keep up - or die

    19 Nov 2004

    The UK aerospace industry faces tough choices over which areas of capability to let wither so others have a chance of survival, according to a sobering new study. George Coupe reports.

  • Chemical reaction

    19 Nov 2004

  • Increased life for body armour

    19 Nov 2004

  • Stairway to the stars

    19 Nov 2004

  • Aerospace recovery helps Hampson back into black

    19 Nov 2004

    UK aerospace and precision engineering group Hampson Industries crept back into the black and flagged up a mixture of confirmed and potential orders from the likes of Rolls-Royce and GKN.

  • Maintaining the balance

    19 Nov 2004

    There's little doubt that preventive maintenance is a far better option than waiting for something to break down, but what technologies are available and how should they be used? Martin Oakham investigates.

  • Bags of protection

    19 Nov 2004

    Train drivers could benefit from airbags to protect them in the event of a collision, according to research being carried out for the Rail Safety and Standards Board.

  • High-flyer

    19 Nov 2004

    A prototype rotorless, easy-to-handle helicopter that can dock with skyscrapers is to be built by 2006, following successful tests of the plane's unique control systems.

  • Distributed computing toolbox

    19 Nov 2004

  • No-jam recipe

    19 Nov 2004

  • Seeing the writing on the wall

    19 Nov 2004

  • Longer arm for the law

    19 Nov 2004

  • It's a rollover

    19 Nov 2004

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LunarMissionOne has launched as a UK-based effort to land a geological investigation probe on the moon, using the Kickstarter crowdfunding website. What are the advantages of funding the mission in this way?