Jet Engine

30 September 2016

Metal fatigue has been responsible for a number of fatal engineering disasters, from the Versailles rail accident to...

28 January 2016

Researchers are getting ready to test a tobacco-powered aeroplane thanks to a new bio jet fuel...

15 October 2015

A look inside one of the most spectacular feats of engineering: the jet engine.

23 November 2014

Jet engines have to keep entire planes in the air, so choosing what to make them from can make all the difference...

05 July 2013

With modern computers becoming ever more powerful, they have become an indispensable tool for the design of engineering...

15 October 2012

A new high temperature aerospace material has proved to be elusive so far, however, the candidate materials have to...

15 October 2012

How do materials scientists process strong, deformation-resistant blades for gas turbine engines? What developments...

15 October 2012

With the precision design of superalloy materials we are able to manufacture materials that can cope with most of the...

18 October 2011

The inside of a modern aircraft jet engine is a harsh and complex environment, but the drive for ever more powerful and...

21 April 2011

Countless atomic recipes and crystal arrangements mean there are literally trillions of possible materials that could...

06 April 2011

Spinning hundreds of times per second and carrying a load equivalent to the weight of a family car, often at...