Interviews about Engineering

Interviews about engineering, civil engineering, manufacturing, jet engines, materials science and transport...

20 July 2012

The conditions in a Jet engine - very high temperatures & incredible forces - are very challenging, requiring...

20 July 2012

World War Two saw huge developments in aero engines, from the Merlin that powered the Hurricanes and Spitfires deployed...

20 July 2012

From the efforts that preceded the Wright brother's official first sustained heavier-than-air-flight, through to...

13 July 2012

How proteins could help clear away Huntington's disease...

10 July 2012

Super bainite's strength means it might make an excellent armour - but punching holes in it might make it even...

10 July 2012

What are the environmental dangers of nanoparticles? They're a fraction the size of a human hair, so could they...

10 July 2012

Alan Begg discusses how new materials are changing the field of ball bearings...

10 July 2012

We discover a new variety of steel that's super strong...

09 July 2012

A unique and explosive demonstration has given people an opportunity to watch a supersonic high-explosive detonation...

01 July 2012

How can mathematical modeling make better buildings? Meera Senthilingham visited the newly refurbished Kings Cross...

12 June 2012

How music can make children more empathetic, the electrical charge of cracked materials, the slow extinction of the...

20 May 2012

Metal alloys are mixtures of different chemical elements - adding certain elements can make a metal harder, others can...

20 May 2012

Once we have a recipe for a new metal, how do we find out if it lives up to its initial promise? We find out how...

20 May 2012

We find out how a novel alloy makes the leap from academia to aeroplane...

20 April 2012

Water sources below Africa, potential anti-cancer effects of Aspirin, a new polymer for cheaper solar cells and how...

17 April 2012

Submarines, manned or unmanned have been vital in learning about the deep sea as well as playing an essential role as...

27 March 2012

Jonathon Morrison explains how current nuclear reactors are kept running despite problems such as material deposition...

27 March 2012

Eric Lowen explains how the efficiency of the new PRISM reactors and how these new designs overcome previous reactor...

11 March 2012

Scientists have taken the first steps towards interrogating anti-matter and find out more about this mysterious...

11 March 2012

Rolls Royce engines are regularly inspected to keep them in tiptop condition and running efficiently, but to do so...

04 March 2012

Cynthia Carliell-Marquet from the University of Birmingham discusses recycling and sharing out the phosphate resources...

12 February 2012

Incredible as it sounds, over 70% of the energy released when you burn the fuel in your car gets wasted as heat....

12 December 2011

Qualified London taxi drivers know their way around over 25,000 streets in the capital. And, if you scan their brains...

04 December 2011

Welding up at metal pipe doesn't sound terribly tricky, but what about when it's 1 km underwater...