Engineering

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

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...

15 October 2012

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

24 September 2012

Fresh water is a precious resource. How can the use and abuse of this resource exacerbate or manage water poverty in...

17 September 2012

What can chemistry do to make a greener future? Aaron Page envisages a carbon-neutral future based on the cutting edge...

15 July 2012

In a world with ever-increasing energy demands and pollution, clean and abundant energy is urgently needed. The Sun...

09 February 2012

Almost 70% of the energy produced by a car engine is lost, mostly in the form of heat that exits along the exhaust pipe...

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...

06 July 2011

CSI has come to Swansea. But rather than solving murders, for a team at the University's Technology Centre (UTC)...

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...

07 July 2007

Mention plastics and most people think of polythenes, perspex and other oil-based nasties that never break down. But...

03 November 2004

Nothing that you do is safe. Everything carries an inherent risk, but what is justifiable risk, and how do you assess...