The latest technology is at the forefront of engineering design, here you will find articles covering a range of topics such as design software and rapid prototyping.
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will the proposed international fieldbus standard deliver what users need?
Plastics are gaining in popularity, but their properties are still a mystery to many engineers.
A recent paradigm shift in ceramic technology should make it a more widely used material.
A long sought for material that could make the ultimate bearings and has potential for structures and electronics
Ambitious plans and strong views from Trevor Baylis
James Dyson talks about how he would support innovation in the future
A trawl through the archives of Eureka shows that some developments made it while others are still struggling
Funding new technology-based enterprises is about to become easier
An essentially simple idea that should have a dramatic impact on the speed and efficiency of pneumatic systems
How a colourless dye could revolutionise the welding of plastics
A range of novel heaters with an unusual degree of flexibility
Some software for the beginning of the next Millennium
A new type of isolator protects against large amplitude vibrations such as the sort likely to be encountered in earthquakes
Advances that allow plastic mouldings to give unsurpassed protection to their contents
A better way to remove crude oil from bird feathers
A seal that keeps threaded shafts clean while doubling as a bearing
Plant safety is a crucial factor that must be addressed by the majority of industry
How silicon has moved from the control circuits of fluid power into the valves themselves
Designers of systems that use compressed air may soon be forced to build their systems more energy efficiently
A technique that can produce injection moulded plastic prototype components in hours
A process that has proved more effective, and far simpler, than other inspection techniques