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Articles from Professional Engineering Magazine (October 7, 2009)

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"It would be good to have debate about the kind of economy we want". Pullin, John 385
200 jobs on the line at BAE factory. Brief article 272
A way forward? Jaguar Land Rover was riding high until a year ago but sales are diving. Paul Eisentein asks if a move into the green market can improve prospects. Eisentein, Paul 757
Ark Royal sails on for six more years after 12m [pounds sterling] refit. Brief article 266
Autopilot reduces copter landing danger. Brief article 217
Back to uni: studying for a part-time MSc while holding down a job can be a route to chartered status for many young engineers. Sampson, Ben 800
BAE looks set to face prosecution on corruption charge. 327
Blueprint for the future: a global outline of sustainability--based on the project to map the human genome--is the best way to tackle the challenge of climate change, a group of academics. Hargreaves, Ben 746
Bombardier closure plan for London plant. Brief article 152
Britons aim for 400mph barrier: Angelic Bulldog hopes to push motorcycle through record-busting attempt next year. 349
Broadband radio cuts problems with interference. Brief article 226
Calm spells are to be expected. Hyde, Bill Letter to the editor 152
Cameras to probe secrets of sealed nuclear waste bunker before clean-up. 369
Carmakers must turn green. Buffham, Gerard Letter to the editor 224
Changing gear: Prodrive has expanded from motorsport to mainstream, is putting more resources into green technology and is promoting a start-to-finish approach to design and manufacturing. Hargreaves, Ben 797
China has the answers. Edwards, Peter Letter to the editor 189
Court defends Rotork designs. Brief article 210
Credit crunched: many manufacturers are still struggling to get the finance they need. And banks are failing to implement a government scheme designed to help. Hibbert, Lee 1555
Delphi reveals green engine improvements: Stratified gasoline direct injection, multi-charge ignition and electric cam phaser among developments to cut missions. 356
Design software gets faster and friendlier to use: PTC introduces hundreds of enhancements in Pro/Engineer Wildfire 5.0 to aid designers. 421
Detection device could help to win war on counterfeit drugs: space researchers' instrument can detect counterfeit packaging with '100% success rate'. 333
Diary. Calendar 2341
Discharge accident puts 2,600 litres of low level waste in firth: maintenance fault leads to final warning that Hunterston B would face enforcement action. Brief article 317
Eager engineering firms see the bright lights of Cern business chances. Brief article 273
EU funding may find new use for colliery: Hatfield in Yorkshire believed to have been chosen as UK recipient for huge investment in carbon capture and storage. 419
F1 success proves costs can be curbed--Brawn: leaner, meaner newcomer comes close to championship with less. 339
Firms 'should set quotas to get women top jobs': French engineering company leads the way in securing senior management roles for women. Brief article 330
Guiding system doesn't get blocked by swarf or chips. Brief article 236
Heavy weather: the closure of Britain's only manufacturer of parts for the offshore wind industry has cast a cloud over a region with a specialist reputation. Sampson, Ben 1568
High flier: being in the front line of defence is no bar to amassing qualifications for one RAF officer. Hargreaves, Ben 699
Hydrogen can save carbon. Anderson, Sam Letter to the editor 144
Inspection tool takes strain out of corrosion spot finding. Brief article 177
JLR to close Midlands plant. Brief article 192
John Pullin visits a display of Leonardo's invention in 3D, while watches a modern industrial junkie on the box. Pullin, John; Hargreaves, Ben 611
Let's stand up for students. Halstead, John Letter to the editor 307
Make do and mend. Gayfer, John Letter to the editor 139
Military order. Brief article 112
Military transport plane engine trials success: Airbus A400M ready for its maiden flight after thumbs-up by testers. Brief article 284
MP deserves a handbagging. West, Mike Letter to the editor 156
Project aims to exploit sea's thermal energy. Brief article 204
Prosthetic eye part may help blind navigate: retinal implant activates electrodes to pass visiual messages to brain via optic nerves. 454
Q & A ... asks PE readers their views on using computers at work. 1016
Recovery in manufacturing 'losing steam'. Brief article 240
Renishaw reverses wage cut and recruits staff as demand revives: recovery in Far East market allows UK manufacturer to restore wages as confidence returns. Brief article 251
Secret sub R&D facility sold to German firm: government gives go-ahead to the sale of Qinetiq's Underwater Systems Division. 445
Silenced! Deafness can cause a person to feel very isolated. Lee Hibbert reports on initiatives to reduce the incidence of work-related hearing loss. Hibbert, Lee 815
Skills team to meet Tories over threat to new diplomas. Brief article 293
Sound bites ... where PE readers offer their views on issues of the day. 815
Spitfire pioneer honoured in stone at Science Museum. Brief article 177
Stop dismantling our industry. Green, David Letter to the editor 227
Student power: the potential of undergraduate projects to companies has still not been fully realized. Pullin, John 1288
Textiles engineer James Clayton. Gardner, Laura Biography 323
Tube signalling upgrade set to finish late. Brief article 239
Turbine sets efficiency record. Brief article 148
Work five extra hours a week or draw dole, says Rolls. Brief article 203

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