Engineering and Manufacturing

Passenger carrying spaceship touches edge of space for first time
A crewed spaceship built to carry private passengers has reached space – and generated its first revenue – for the first time.
VSS Unity gliding home (Virgin Galactic)Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity landed safely in the Mojave Desert in California after ...
Shrinking scaffolding creates nanoscale 3D objects of any shape
MIT team devises method for fabricating nanoscale solid objects of any shape and building in functionality
Producing three-dimensional objects at very small scales with precision has often been a difficulty for engineers. Especially in the medical devices field, such objects ...
Microcapsule technology could yield advance in carbon capture
Microcapsule technology could make post-combustion carbon capture cheaper, safer, and more efficient claim researchers in the US.
Microcapsules that can capture carbon dioxide from power plant exhaust (credit: John Vericella, LLNL)Led by the University of Pittsburgh and Lawrence Livermore National ...
Smart pill from MIT monitors and medicates via Bluetooth
A multidisciplinary team from MIT has developed a smart pill that can monitor health from the stomach and release drugs on command using a smartphone app.
(Credit: Image courtesy of the researchers)The 3D-printed pill combines the work of several previous ...
The Future Powertrain Conference
The Future Powertrain Conference (FPC2019) is a two day UK event created to bring together industry and academic experts within the powertrain development field. It will open up presentations and discussions on the solutions to the challenges faced by the ...
Interview: delivering on Aston Martin’s bold vision for the future
Aston Martin’s ambitious expansion plans have grabbed the headlines in recent months. Chris Pickering talks to two members of the team charged with turning the company’s dreams into reality
New milestones have come thick and fast in the last 12 ...
Aston Martin’s Valkyrie V12 engine lets rip at 11,100 RPM
Aston Martin has released technical details for the 6.5-litre V12 engine that will sit at the heart of its Valkyrie hypercar, due to hit the streets in 2019.
(Credit: Aston Martin)Developed in partnership with Cosworth, the naturally aspirated engine will ...
UK researchers hope to bring rotary friction welding to the manufacturing mainstream
Engineers at The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) are exploring the use of rotary friction welding to help reduce materials wastage and production time.
One of AFRC’s two rotary friction welding machines. Image: AFRCRotary Friction Welding is ...
Subcon co-locates with The Engineer Expo and Advanced Manufacturing Show in 2019
Photo: Aidan Synnott PhotographySubcon – the UK’s premier manufacturing supply chain show returns 4-6 June at the NEC
2019 set to feature expanded exhibition space as Subcon co-locates with Advanced Manufacturing Show and The Engineer Expo for the first time
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