Naked Engineering

21 August 2011

We explore how the jet engine evolved to become such an efficient, powerful piece of technology, from the early designs...

14 August 2011

David Compton from Industrial Chemicals Ltd explains the conditions, materials and equipment needed to make tonnes of a...

26 June 2011

Elena Barton explains how a wide range of sensors using optics and sound waves can be engineered to monitor bridges and...

19 June 2011

Engine driver David Gates takes us through the workings of a steam engnine to explain how they powered early trains,...

12 June 2011

Dr. Martina Micheletti explains how monitoring the fluid dynamics through a bioreactor could help manufacturers produce...

29 May 2011

We explore what happens down at the atomic scale when iron and steel are crafted into tools and machinery at the hands...

15 May 2011

We discover how robotic fish can be engineered to clean up our seas as these marine machines set out to monitor the...

17 April 2011

Dr. Zhong Lin Wang explains how we could use nanofibres to harvest energy from our everyday movements to power...

03 April 2011

We explore what happens when we talk into our mobile phones and the challenges of keeping data flowing whilst on the...

27 March 2011

Professor Jan Cilliers explains the mineral separation process to see how bubbles and foam can be used to get the...

20 March 2011

James Kay explains the workings of the Diamond synchrotron and the factors that need to be considered when engineering...

07 March 2011

We visit the tablet manufactuing site of Glaxosmithkline to see how millions of tablets are made each year with...

27 February 2011

We explore how load cells can be used measure muscle force and develop treatments for physiotherapy...

20 February 2011

One of the many options in the fight against climate change is to send particles up into our stratosphere to reflect...

06 February 2011

Dr. Robert Mullins explains how we go from a computer chip to a fully working computer...

30 January 2011

This week we join Hugh Hunt to explore how retroflectors work to help us see at night...

23 January 2011

We explore what a PET Scan is, how a PET scanner works and discover a way to make them clearer and more efficient by...

09 January 2011

Meera and Dave look into how engineers at Blatchford are mimicking human locomotion to design comfortable prosthetics...

12 December 2010

How to make the only recently discovered and high-tech material Graphene using sticky tape.

05 December 2010

Green Tide Turbines is attempting to harness the power of moving water both from tides and rivers.

21 November 2010

We explore bistable structures and how they can be manipulated for engineering potential periscopes and protecting...

14 November 2010

We look at modeling the strength of ships when they have been damaged.

07 November 2010

We talk to Graham Treece about how he is improving ultrasound machines to make them better at diagnosing cancer.