ENGINEERING EDUCATION AND TRAINING PART 3: ENGINEERING INSTITUTIONS

My colleague Andrew Livesey MA CEng MIMechE is an engineering lecturer and author. This is part 3 of 3 articles by him on his personal views about Engineering Education and Training – he takes three themes – engineering jobs, engineering education courses and engineering institutions. In the two previous articles I discussed first engineering jobs then engineering education, this article continues the theme looking at … Continue reading ENGINEERING EDUCATION AND TRAINING PART 3: ENGINEERING INSTITUTIONS

ENGINEERING EDUCATION AND TRAINING PART 2: FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

My colleague Andrew Livesey MA CEng MIMechE is an engineering lecturer and author. This is part 2 of 3 articles by him on his personal views about Engineering Education and Training – he takes three themes – engineering jobs, engineering education courses and engineering institutions. In the last article we looked at engineering jobs, how they have changed very quickly and the absence of a … Continue reading ENGINEERING EDUCATION AND TRAINING PART 2: FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION

ENGINEERING EDUCATION AND TRAINING PART 1: ENGINEERING JOBS

My colleague Andrew Livesey MA CEng MIMechE is an engineering lecturer and author. This is part 1 of 3 articles by him on his personal views about Engineering Education and Training – he takes three themes – engineering jobs, engineering education courses and engineering institutions. In the past 25 years engineering has gone through a complete radical, but invisible change. This is a change which is … Continue reading ENGINEERING EDUCATION AND TRAINING PART 1: ENGINEERING JOBS

VIDEO: HOW CAN SMES LEVERAGE THE ‘AMAZON OF MANUFACTURING’?

Article Source: The Manufacturer Dave Falkingham, Senior Director, Euronorth Sales, Dassault Systémes, explains how the 3DExperience Marketplace opens up new possibilities and improves competitive advantage, speed and efficiency for manufacturers within this new global trading network. Digitalisation is a core component of the Industrial Renaissance currently revolutionising manufacturing. It has become a driving force to innovate, produce, sell and service products. This ebook explores each … Continue reading VIDEO: HOW CAN SMES LEVERAGE THE ‘AMAZON OF MANUFACTURING’?

UK GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR FUTURE MOBILITY SIMULATION

Article Source: The Engineer The government has announced a £12.1 million funding package to support six simulation and modelling projects for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) and future mobility.  Part of the Future of Mobility Grand Challenge, the projects will feature a range of industrial, academic and government partners across six separate consortiums, with work focused on the safety, testing and certification of CAVs. The … Continue reading UK GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR FUTURE MOBILITY SIMULATION

THE UK MANUFACTURING CENTRE LEADING THE WAY IN ADVANCED STRUCTURAL TESTING

Article Source: The Engineer The AMRC’s Advanced Structural Testing Centre in Sheffield is helping to support local innovators with global potential. Mike Excell reports. The ASTC helps organisations prove their technologies and achieve certification Design it, make it – and prove that it’s right. It’s a philosophy that underpins any successful manufacturing project, so when Sheffield-based steel fabricator A K Orme and Sons landed a … Continue reading THE UK MANUFACTURING CENTRE LEADING THE WAY IN ADVANCED STRUCTURAL TESTING

THE SELF-TAUGHT ENGINEER WHO BUILT HIS SON AN ARM

Article Source: IMechE Ben Ryan tells Lee Williams about his rollercoaster mission to build a better arm for his infant son, Sol.   At the limb centre in Wrexham a 12-month-old boy is about to have a cast taken for his first prosthetic arm. The prosthetist instructs his assistant to hold the boy still. In his 40 years doing the job, he has never had … Continue reading THE SELF-TAUGHT ENGINEER WHO BUILT HIS SON AN ARM

ENGINEERS SIGN PLEDGE TO HALT WEAPONISATION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Article Source: The Engineer Leading engineers and scientists have signed a pledge that precludes their participation or support of the development, manufacture, trade, or use of lethal autonomous weapons. Released in Stockholm at the 2018 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), the pledge – organised by the Future of Life Institute and signed by companies and individuals working in AI and robotics – challenges … Continue reading ENGINEERS SIGN PLEDGE TO HALT WEAPONISATION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

TOOLING TECHNOLOGY HAS INDUSTRY ON THE RIGHT TRACK

Article Source: The Engineer Global developments in machine tools continue to meet a wide range of challenges from end users in both high-end technology and traditional markets Notwithstanding the vagaries of global consumption, machine tool builders (MTBs) continue to invest in new production capacity to meet demand from increasingly sophisticated users. Mazak exemplifies this, announcing the completion of the first construction phase and the start … Continue reading TOOLING TECHNOLOGY HAS INDUSTRY ON THE RIGHT TRACK

ROLLS-ROYCE ROBOTS PROMISE MAINTENANCE REVOLUTION

Article Source: The Engineer Rolls-Royce has presented a suite of robotic solutions, including swarm and snake robots, that it says could change the face of engine maintenance. At a press conference during the Farnborough Airshow, the engine-maker provided details of four separate projects it is working on. They involve different academic and industrial partners and are at varying stages of development, but each has the … Continue reading ROLLS-ROYCE ROBOTS PROMISE MAINTENANCE REVOLUTION