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Issue 11 • Date December 2013

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  • Engineering & Technology - cover

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  • Page plan

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  • Editor's letter

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  • World news

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  • The bigger picture

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  • News

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  • Japan prepares to build 500km/h maglev line

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  • The graphic

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  • Hinkley C agreement kickstarts nuclear replacement programme

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  • Number News

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  • News [Briefing]

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  • Custom-printed shoes could help horse run faster

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  • Cameron resists europe on data protection regulation [View from Brussels]

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  • Business focus

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  • New ways of working are needed to make smart cities a reality [News Analysis]

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  • Your letters

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  • Comment ["if you ask me..."]

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  • For and against

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  • Sensors

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    Sensor technology is now appearing everywhere, from kerbsides to kitchens, wheelie bins to robotic jellyfish, and sensors are increasingly proving themselves to be the critical interface between the virtual web and the Internet of Things. To convey an idea of the breadth of application requirement sensor technology is meeting, this article presents an A-Z examples of how sensor technology is used ... View full abstract»

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  • The M2M connection

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    The machine-to-machine applications market needs a way to communicate, and the communications sector is busy finding different ways to help it. Networked wireless communications: the M2M applications world is gagging for it. There are plenty of communications options in existence, of course; but are they suitable for connecting the wonderful world of cyber-physical systems? Applications and servic... View full abstract»

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  • Earth's first starships

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    After 36 years hurtling through space at around 18km per second, Voyager 1 has crossed an incredible boundary. It is the first manmade object to reach interstellar space. We look at the past of a spacecraft that will outlive every conceivable human future. View full abstract»

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  • Is contactless a soft touch for hackers?

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    Researchers at the University of Surrey have shown that the much-vaunted near-field communications systems being rolled out for contactless card transactions could possibly be hacked at the point-of-sale using inexpensive, rudimentary technology. View full abstract»

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  • Powering ahead

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    The field of power electronics is becoming a strong sector within UK's technology base, thanks to conventional techniques such as combining analogue and digital control devices. View full abstract»

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  • Green shoots of discovery

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    Tiny electrochemical reactions at plant roots could pave the way for cheap, sustainable electricity generation if the plans of Dutch researchers are realised. View full abstract»

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  • Prime mover

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    The rebuilding of Richard Trevithick's Puffing Devil celebrated a seminal event in the history of transport. Trevithick's boiler was a move in the opposite direction to that of Watt, increasing the pressure on the topside of the piston. 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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