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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Geared up by better design

A look at the process of design optimisation, prompted by a success story from a leading UK-based power transmission company

Reach for the skies

Engineering innovations that will bring Richard Noble’s latest dream to reality

Scoreson the doors

Are we investing enough in R&D to ensure a rosy future? Norman Price, an industrialist on secondment to the DTI, explains all

Material advantage

Plastics are gaining in popularity, but their properties are still a mystery to many engineers.

Fit for the future

A recent paradigm shift in ceramic technology should make it a more widely used material.

Cleaning up

James Dyson talks about how he would support innovation in the future

Blast from the past

A trawl through the archives of Eureka shows that some developments made it while others are still struggling