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Articles from Professional Engineering Magazine (April 21, 2010)

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Aircraft carrier's 33-tonne propeller completed. 113
Alton Towers' latest thrill ride: the theme park announces a world-first in engineering terror. Reidy, Heath 489
Angela Robotham gets in the swim at Pulse Tidal. Hargreaves, Ben 223
Assessments fail the test. Livesey, Andrew Letter to the editor 178
Back to the future: nuclear new-build, aerospace research and welding technology sit side by side in an industrial park that reboots a city's industrial heritage. Hargreaves, Ben 695
Birkenhead yard built many of the ships that once ruled the waves. Philpot, Fenella 327
Breathe easy: how the industry is dealing with the growing battery of environmental demands. Reidy, Heath 647
Buncefield blast health and safety trial opens. 270
Chi Onwurah, engineer and Labour Party candidate for Newcastle Central. 348
Chipping away at emissions: the latest gas abatement systems are not only cleaning-up toxic compounds produced by the semiconductor industry but are cutting costs too. Hibbert, Lee 714
Diary. Calendar 2035
Fight for Visteon pensions. 181
Fusion reactor schedule slips but digging to start. 492
Grow the boat: time was of the essence for Cammell Laird when it was asked to lengthen a cable-laying vessel by adding a new section amidships. Hibbert, Lee 982
Inside knowledge. 272
Keeping cool. 372
Legal battle looms over overspend on busway. 424
London to turn tap on desalination plant. 268
Most cars registered under the scrappage scheme were imported. Hargreaves, Ben 454
Motor institute puts brake on registrations. Brief article 216
Poles apart. Brief article 219
Powerful debate: nuclear power is an election issue. The IMechE has called for more nuclear stations but a cross-party group of MPs has raised serious doubts. Hargreaves, Ben 1519
Pre-installed prison cell. 153
Project engineers 'must tighten bribery policies'. 285
Protests against biofuels 'flawed'. 301
Q&A ... asks readers their views on: the high cost of fuel. Hibbert, Lee Survey 1137
Rapid response: suppliers to the offshore sector have to move fast to stay in business. Offering a complete package of design-and-build skills is one way to stay out in front. Sampson, Ben 756
Research aims to double the lifespan of oil rigs. Brief article 289
Research team creates gamma ray detectors to look inside atomic nuclei and improve understanding of matter in the universe. 185
Retraining robots: robots can be taught new tricks when their original roles come to an end--which could help to justify the initial cost of investing in them. Hargreaves, Ben 719
Robot on a roll. 171
Scottish research centre to develop new technologies in metal forming and forging to improve the efficiency of components for aircraft, automotive and marine applications. 194
Signs of recovery as JCB takes on 200 workers. 218
Sinking wind turbines may cost 50m [pounds sterling]. 263
Smooth ride. 355
Snap happy: digital photography killed off instant Polaroid film. But the technology was soon resurrected. Sampson, Ben 829
Soundbites ... readers offer their views on issues of the day. 823
Switched on to inefficiency. Gubb, Leigh Letter to the editor 149
Tackling poverty: Engineers Without Borders sends students and graduates overseas to manage projects that bring essentials like clean water and power to poor communities. Reidy, Heath Cover story 1566
Taking the temperature. 242
The big three questions. Brief article 207
Three times better. 401
Time to invest in storage technology. O'Connor, Lawrie Letter to the editor 252
Trio competes for the big prize. Brief article 181
Try asking election candidates for their view of the future economy. Pullin, John 432
Work for free? What an insult! Carlin, Carol Ann Letter to the editor 247
www.ProfEng.com. 165

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