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Gas Turbine Blades – 3D Printed !

3D Printing has come along way since it was first introduced a few years ago. It is now used in defence, aerospace, and automotive industries and has moved on to metal parts, and is referred to as AM (additive manufacture). … Continue reading

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Team GB Bike Design for Rio

  This blog is particularly interesting to me as I ride road bikes for a local club, and I am always looking to find ways to go faster ! From what I gather the rapid engineering advancement in bike design … Continue reading

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Renewable energy Steps forward

                Lawrence Kemball-Cook at Loughborough University came up with a floor tile that generates power from footsteps, after seeing a growing need in cities for energy. He won the Royal Society of Arts … Continue reading

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The ultimate in design feedback – New Autodesk SeeControl

Autodesk have gained a further competitive edge over their competitors by acquiring SeeControl an Internet of Things (IoT) software company, and by developing in house software platform Forge that develops apps and services for SeeControl. Cloud based IoT is the … Continue reading

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New kind of powder kegs for the Royal Navy

The University of Southampton and the Royal Navy are already testing the technology to manufacture UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) at sea from 3D printers supplied with various plastic powders stored in barrels ! In 5 years time, UAVs with wing … Continue reading

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Bloodhound: Britain’s 1000 mph land speed record attempt

You may or may not of heard of this amazing engineering project that started back in 2008. The vision for Bloodhound came from a desire from Richard Noble & Andy Green to break the land speed record and reach 1000mph, … Continue reading

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Motion Tracking and Engineering Design – any remote connection?

Motion tracking and engineering Continue reading

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Engineers Lead America’s Cup Bid

Ben Ainslie’s British catamaran that will compete for the America’s Cup in 2017 Continue reading

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Engineering Design + 3D Printing from CAD – helps farmers in developing countries

                          In Africa and other developing countries where energy infrastructure is limited to power irrigation of farm land, engineering design has overcome the problem. A simple design that requires low … Continue reading

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HSE get wind of turbine failures !

Five wind turbines crashed to the ground during unexceptional weather conditions leading to an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive. The fifth collapse at Winsdon Farm in north Petherwyn, Cornwall triggered the inquiry in 2013, a 40m Gaia Wind … Continue reading

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