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Issue 2 • March 2011

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  • Engineering and Technology Magazine - Cover

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): c1
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  • Table of Contents

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  • Editor's Letter

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 5
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  • World News

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):6 - 7
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  • News

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 8
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  • The Graphic [News Briefing]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 10
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    Nasa's space shuttle fleet has been flying for 30 years, but with Discovery's last flight scheduled for 24 february, and endeavor??s for 19 april, it??s farewell to a 1980s technology that has stood the test of time and of space. View full abstract»

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  • News

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 12
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  • Taking Stock [News Business]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 13
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    BP's investors were given their first detailed look at plans for its post-Gulf of Mexico future this month as the UK oil and gas giant attempted to move on from the worst year in its history. View full abstract»

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  • Number News [News Statistics]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 14
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  • News

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  • News Analysis [News in Depth]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):18 - 19
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  • Your letters [Feedback Opinion]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):20 - 21
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  • Comment [Opinion First Person]

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s): 22
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  • For and against

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):24 - 25
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  • The bigger picture

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):26 - 27
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  • They're getting there

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):28 - 32
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    Solving overcrowding on UK trains need radical action. The UK government has announced plans to invest billions in UK rail infrastructure but short-term answer could be in better managing demand. View full abstract»

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  • Detroit motor show

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):34 - 35
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  • Detroit motor show special report

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):36 - 38
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  • Yellow fever

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):39 - 41
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    New York is searching for a new taxi to replace the famous yellow cab, but, as MarkVenables discovers, replacing an icon is no simple task. The most common taxi plying its trade on the city's streets is the Ford Crown Victoria, also a favourite of the New York Police department, but there are a total of 16 models that comprise the current taxi fleet, from nine manufacturers. None of the vehicles c... View full abstract»

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  • A jet for every home

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):42 - 45
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    Jet power technology is more than 70 years old, yet it still has about it a certain sense of mystery. It not as if the idea of domestic jet power has not been given serious thought in the past. Other than thrust, the other great advantage of jet power is the potentially high power-to-weight technology. UK automobile manufacturer Rover sought to capitalise on the technological advances wrought by t... View full abstract»

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  • Photo Essay

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):46 - 47
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    Car brands such as Citroen have spied an opportunity in small cars growing in size and the electric quadricycle increasing in popularity: their plan is to explore supercompact electric cars. such a vehicle would be informed by aerodynamics to reduce energy consumption and ensure stability at speed. some second year students discuss their designs. View full abstract»

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  • File not found

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):48 - 50
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    "The Powerbook display is a bit temperamental," Jim boulton, deputy managing director of digital marketing agency Story worldwide, warns me as we study a relic of a bygone age: a computer from the mid-1990s. View full abstract»

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  • One2ten

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):52 - 53
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    What better website to archive than the very first ¿¿ the pages that Tim Berners-Lee put together at CERN? But do you archive how they were meant to look or how most of the world saw them? View full abstract»

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  • Sunshine highways

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):54 - 57
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    Walk barefoot across an asphalt road on a hot sunny day and you'll soon realise how well the material absorbs heat. Road temperatures in direct sunshine often reach 15°C higher than the ambient air temperature while summer surface temperatures in cities easily top 50°C. One way to harness this solar energy is to install a solar collector typically an array of pipes and thermal stores... View full abstract»

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  • Q&A

    Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):58 - 61
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    IET MEMBER Andrew Newton is head of IT for construction and community regeneration company the Keepmoat group, which has an annual turnover of around £570m. Joining the organisation in 2004, Newton was faced with a number of disparate systems, and began a relationship with on-demand service provider Star to outsource the organisation??s infrastructure communications. View full abstract»

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Engineering & Technology is the IET's flagship magazine featuring analysis, news, innovation announcements, job advertisements and careers advice.

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Dickon Ross
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