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Issue 6 • Date July 2013

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  • Engineering & Technology - Cover

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): c1
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  • Page plan [Home Page Contents]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): c2
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  • Editor's letter [Opinion Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 4
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  • Seaview [Summer Special Map of Features]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 6
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  • The bigger picture [Transport Railways]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):8 - 9
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  • E-Car trial to test effect on network of local clusters [News Briefing]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 10
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    A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND trial will look at what effect local clusters of electric vehicles will have on the electricity distribution network when they are all drawing their charging current from the same substation, and will test a way of managing the impact without costly network reinforcement. View full abstract»

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  • The graphic [News Briefing]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 12
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    French sea and space technology research body the foundation Jacques rougerie is about to start construction of a futuristic high-tech ocean-going science vessel for marine life study. View full abstract»

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  • News Briefing

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):13 - 14
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  • News [News Finance]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):13 - 16
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  • ESA pulls its weight with heavy-haul space freighter [News Analysis]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):20 - 21
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    Just after sunset on 5 June 2013, against the backdrop of a reddening sky, the latest incarnation of Europe's ariane 5 rocket cleared the jungle canopy of french Guiana and powered its way towards low earth orbit. View full abstract»

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  • Number News [News Briefing]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 22
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    India becomes second largest telephone network as mobile data traffic is predicted to grow 12-fold before the end of 2018, in this month's figures. View full abstract»

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  • "If you ask me" [Opinion First Person]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s): 17
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    EVIDENCE THAT the UK needs many more engineers, and that engineering companies need to recruit many more women, is well documented. View full abstract»

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  • Your letters [Opinion Feedback]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):24 - 25
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  • For and against [Debate]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):26 - 27
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    This month we ask two high-profile figures whether there is a cause for optimism for the future of young women in engineering. View full abstract»

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  • The need [Transport Powerboating]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):28 - 33
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    When you are racing a Formula One powerboat you don't have that security. It's a six-metre catamaran that runs on a cushion of air. To control the boat the driver has buttons on the steering wheel and the floor. These control hydraulic rams that move the outboard engine at the back of the boat in and out as well as up and down. The more you move the engine out the more air is trapped inside the tu... View full abstract»

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  • Ship of dreams [Transport Titanic II]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):34 - 36
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    Now, over a century later, plans are underway to build a full-size working replica of Titanic, to ply the same transatlantic route as the White Star Line's ill-fated liner. The ship, Titanic II, is the brainchild of Australian billionaire Clive Palmer and will be operated by his Blue Star Line company. View full abstract»

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  • By sea to oz [Transport Cruise Ships]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):37 - 39
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    IN THE mid 19th century, the steamship Great Britain sailed regularly from Liverpool to Melbourne transporting convicts and early settlers to Australia. Alongside human passengers, the clipper was also carrying livestock: sheep, lambs, poultry and even cows to sustain the nutritional needs of the passengers during the journey. For most - and not just the cattle - it was a one-way ticket, with no h... View full abstract»

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  • Interview [Dame Ellen Macarthur]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):40 - 43
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    AT THE tender age of 24 Ellen MacArthur sailed the monohull Kingfisher single-handed around the globe in 94 days, finishing second in the Vendee Globe. Three years later she repeated the feat in a 75ft trimaran, B&Q, and became the fastest person to circumnavigate the world alone. View full abstract»

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  • The shape of ships to come [Transport Sailing]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):44 - 45
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    The escalating cost of fossil fuels coupled with tightening environmental regulations are hoisting hopes for a return to the age of sail. View full abstract»

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  • Iron men in a wooden boat [Design & Production Marine Technology]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):46 - 49
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    SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON's legendary rescue of the entire crew of the ill-fated Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition in 1916 is one of the great tales from the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. He may well have lost his ship - the Endurance - but he didn't lose a man, largely due to an extraordinary sea voyage he accomplished through 800 miles of the roughest sea in the world in a modified whaler l... View full abstract»

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  • Cap-n carbon [Transport Maritime]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):50 - 51
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    The aviation industry comes in for a lot of criticism for the damage it is calculated to inflict on the environment, yet the global shipping industry emits over 50 percent more carbon dioxide. Small wonder then that the regulatory authorities have turned their gaze out to sea. View full abstract»

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  • New wave of technology [InformatIon Technology Maritime]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):52 - 56
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    The paper states that from real-time cargo tracking to crew and passenger management applications, Windows-based radar to floating data centers, ocean-going vessels are increasingly taking on-board the benefits of ICT. View full abstract»

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  • Clean tech gets slick [Sustainability Oil conservation]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):57 - 59
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    Basalt fibre technologically originally developed for use in the Soviet space programme is now being touted as an ecologically friendly method for cleaning up oil spills. View full abstract»

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  • Will solar float your boat? [Transport Solar Boats]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):60 - 61
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    This article discusses the development of the largest solar boat in the world - the MS Turanor PlanetSolar. View full abstract»

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  • Floating new ideas in development [Built Environment Floating Villages]

    Publication Year: 2013, Page(s):62 - 65
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    The paper states that the arrival of container ships on the world's trading routes revolutionised the quanitites of cargo and the manner in which it was transported. It also transformed the way in which cargo was handled and thereby the look and feel of docs in the world's great cities. The paper discusses the construction of floating buildings that can be made secure by anchoring or connecting th... 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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