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Articles from Professional Engineering Magazine (January 16, 2008)

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170ft boat lift set to raise the profile of Derby canal. Brief article 343
A century of automatic train control. Gardner, Laura Brief article 332
A photo book that follows the last major 19th century UK railway engineering project fascinates. Hibbert, Lee Book review 464
AES puts 13m [pounds sterling] into expansion. Brief article 102
An ill wind for power. Jackson, Terri Letter to the editor 316
Back to basics: machines have created a knowledge gap in measuring skills. Lee Hibbert looks at a course that teaches the fundamentals to those who should know better. Hibbert, Lee 674
Beyond belief ... Robertson, Tom; Phillips, Steffen; Trow, Robin; Gibs, Pete; Keay, Andrew; Edwards, David; Buck, Geof Letter to the editor 422
Burgeoning demand pushes cobalt price to record high. 337
Car firm bosses feel surge of optimism as new year dawns. Brief article 239
Cern installs world-beating chip sensor: complete system said to produce data at higher rate than the entire international telephone system. Brief article 293
CHP maker picks Grantham factory for engine contract. Brief article 212
Clear message. Rajawasan, Suneth Letter to the editor 132
Coal-fired plant gets thumbs-up: supportive council forwards E.On project for two 800MW units in Kent to government. Brief article 187
Commentary ... on the perils of procrastination over energy strategy. Pullin, John Critical essay 353
Council adds more electric bays: Westminster leads drive to push alternative transport with increase in free charging points. Brief article 300
Design faults. Carson, Mark Letter to the editor 107
Diary. Calendar 2182
Financial sting in tidal project. Trapp, Tony Letter to the editor 276
Fleet of eco-friendly gritters to hit UK's icy roads next winter: 45m [pounds sterling] contract buys 1,000 modified spreaders and snow ploughs that reduce damage. Brief article 327
Flood clean-up nears the end six months on: Sheffield Forgemasters wants master plan to protect businesses from another deluge. 352
Foreign airlines targeted in CAA safety check crackdown. Brief article 241
Full steam ahead. Pearce, Brian Letter to the editor 606
Green-minded Airbus cuts plane painting coats to two. Brief article 187
High cost of low energy. Marshallsay, Tony Letter to the editor 313
Industry welcomes GKN move on Filton: major investment in composite materials plant pledged as Airbus puts engineering giant top of bidders' list. 381
Lighting up the subject. Berry, Ian Letter to the editor 178
Look sharp: rather than being a cosmetic add-on, good design is becoming essential to a product's success. Hargreaves, Ben 1496
Magic numbers: Ford has finally made the difficult low-emission/high-power equation add up. Eisenstein, Paul 720
Man into machine: work on melding the human nervous system with computers continues unabated. Sampson, Ben 784
Material gains: a university spin-out says it has found the answer to the high cost of producing fuel cells. Ben Hargreaves finds out more. Hargreaves, Ben 804
MIT finds oil-proofing first for aviation: scientists follow water droplet principle with microfibres that protect vulnerable parts from fuel spills and damage. 432
Modelling software for glucose monitoring. Brief article 228
Modern plants help reduce new car emissions by 13%. Brief article 206
More than one way to innovate: Ben Sampson looks at the contrasting styles of two Cambridqe product development consultancies renowned for their imagination and acumen. Sampson, Ben 1398
New life for old tech is sailing ahead. Brief article 204
Nippon express: the 140mph trains now arriving from Japan are bringing rail history full circle. Reidy, Heath Cover story 1197
Offshore advantage. Hanson, Gareth Letter to the editor 202
Our place in space. Ecclestone, Tim Letter to the editor 279
Practice makes perfect. Brichta, Arnost Letter to the editor 273
Program takes hard work out of choosing actuators. Brief article 152
Q&A ... ask PE readers their views on: what will happen in 2008. 1927
Radio lifeline: ultra-wideband technology will help 999 services to tackle the toughest challenges. Reidy, Heath 624
Safety at sea. Bryant, Terence Letter to the editor 269
Salt used to store heat in solar power station: American project aims to avoid unpredictable supply with molten salt system, capable of keeping thermal energy on tap for a week. 346
Scottish energy hungry for Airtricity in 1.8bn [pounds sterling] deal. Brief article 149
Skies wide open: with the relentless growth in aviation, new methods are being explored to combat delays and congestion in the air and on the ground. Warrilow, Richard 1521
Skills fears over UK reactor plans: government wants 'sea change' in university provision of nuclear engineering courses. 338
Software windfall: renewable energy is providing a valuable new global market for the technology consultancy Romax. Hibbert, Lee 710
SOS for steam crane. Brief article 159
Soundbites ... where PE readers offer their views on issues of the day. Letter to the editor 829
Status matters. Brunger, William Letter to the editor 198
Surgical robot snake stretches keyhole operation options. Brief article 198
Tata squeezes ahead of equity firms in fight for Jaguar and Land Rover. Brief article 339
The design of the woodpecker. Crossley, Ian Letter to the editor 235
Toyota close to hitting 10 million mark in sales rise. Brief article 140
Tunnellers make link in Scottish hydro project: biggest power station in 50 years on course for 2009 opening at Loch Hess. Brief article 299
UK engineers reap dividends in aircraft carrier orders. Brief article 244
Universal worm turns out 93% efficiency level, says manufacturer. Brief article 257
University's LED lighting to take the shine off energy bulbs. Brief article 238
Weg puts the power into driving steel foundry's monster crane: PLC-controlled 260-tonne lift mechanism carries molten metal at 8 metres per minute. Brief article 253

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