Technology

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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Specifier: Motors in robotics

Many have found high power density and precision to be prerequisites when specifying motors for robotic applications. Here, Eureka! hears from the experts about how to find the most suited motor for ...



Protecting your products

Intellectual Property (IP) is a common subject on business management courses but for designers and engineers, IP education is far from comprehensive. Robert Games, MD of Albright IP explains why IP ...








Why you should claim your R&D tax credits

The UK’s engineering and manufacturing sectors are world famous for their expertise and ingenuity, yet infamous for being behind other sectors when it comes to claiming R&D tax credits. Here, Eureka! ...





Using drones to conduct landscape surveys

Having worked closely with farming professionals and utility firms, Circumspectis founder Christian Deas spotted a gap in the market to improve the accuracy, cost and speed of landscape site surveys ...





Combatting copycat Chinese car makers

Intellectual Property (IP) Law firm, EIP, provides some insight into how Chinese car makers can apparently get away with copying European car models and what designers, engineers and manufacturers ...



Global potential

The aerospace industry is keen to embrace additive technologies to minimise the ‘fly-to-buy’ of its more exotic and expensive metals. Here, Andrew Williams finds out how a collaboration between the ...




Why do DC motors fail?

Everything in this world has a limited time to operate, nothing lasts forever. So, what factors play a key role in putting a DC motor out of action? There are numerous reasons why motors fail and ...



PCs for hazardous areas

In hazardous environments, a single spark from a faulty wire can be deadly. So, what do companies need to consider when choosing a PC for such an area?