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As time passes it is becoming clearer that the presently available non-renewable sources of energy are not going to be enough to meet our energy needs for long. But thanks to technological advancements,...
Well, here I am, it's 05h40 and I've been studying for 40 mins so far, and it's my 49th birthday! Happy Birthday Nick!
Thought it might be good way to note down anything I want as I troundle down the path of learning and new things.
Started my ATL Course, Part P and Defined Scope Installation in January. I've been amazed at my attitude and...
IET Aerospace Network & IET Young Professionals London Network with the
help of IET community operations organised tour with 13 visitors to fascinating
85m ‘Air Traffic Control’ tower on 31st March 2014. The tower provides an
amazing view of busiest London...
Here I'll cover a variety of subjects.
Engineering has gradually transformed. Newer trends are evolving in the industry, and fresher forms of marketing engineering-based businesses are being invented. Additionally, unprecedented levels of safety norms are being erected in the industry. Consider the case of wire rope rigging . In the past, it was supposed to be a simple wire rope....
This blog highlights the achievement of schoolgirl Amy Mather (14) in winning an IET Education Award for her work with the Raspberry Pi computer.
Here is a snap shot of all of the activity that the IET Women's Network has produced in the run up to International Women's Day!
To celebrate International Women's Day the IET Women's Network has produced a series of four webinars, in the lead up to the day, enabling you to plug in at any time from your desk or from the comfort...
I am moved by UP and I have learned so much by this movie. Fredricksen wanted to achieve his wife's dream, he traveled with their house to find Paradise Falls .
The IET Robot Triathlon Competition is a team event made up of three competitive heats:
- Line follower
- Drag race
- Time trials.
Each team will be issued with a basic set of components by the IET which they will then have to modify/re-design and build (to a set of rules) capable of competing in all three events. Some customization of the robots...
Manufacturing, over the last couple of decades, has gone global. Those days are passé when manufacturers knew each other in the industry. This is because it was such a closed network that people in the same industry would frequently bump into each other at networking events and other occasions. However, things have transformed immensely in...
Best practice, new techniques and live demonstrations in modelling RF and Microwave heating applications.
In light of the rising usage of smartphones, every business — be it small, medium or large — needs a mobile app. However, the kind of app needed will differ from business to business. For example, if you are an international online retailer, you will probably need a sophisticated app that allows the user to browse through your products as well as...
St. Valentine’s Day traces its roots to a Pagan festival - held on the ides of February - called 'Lupercalia', at which men stripped naked and smacked women's backsides with whips as part of a fertility ceremony.*
Saint Valentine is the patron saint of lovers and engaged couples. He is also the patron saint of, amongst other...
One was immediately conscious of the buzz and level of activity in Edinburgh University’s Centre for Informatics on Saturday 11 th January. This was where the Scottish Regional 2013 – 14 Final of the First Lego League was already underway after a gap of 3 years. Seven teams assisted by their teachers and mentors, with parents and families in...
As technology is moving on our cars are gaining increasing levels of autonomy. This is already raising many important ethical and legal questions as well as driving a great deal of fascinating technical development and innovation. Given the controversy about autonomy in air and submarine vehicles one can understand the reluctance to use...
IET member Boris Sedacca's work blog as PR Manager for PASS Ltd. PASS Limited offers a comprehensive solution for test equipment, training and calibration. Established in 2001, PASS is UKAS ISO9001 approved.
1 Alberto Street Stockton-On-Tees, TS18 2BQ United Kingdom
Tel: 0845 365 40 50
- The education business partnership 'Work Experience Partners' in London (Tel 0208 909 6288/9) is looking for someone to assist a girl who is doing a British Science Association CREST Award at Silver level. She is looking into Fizzy Drinks. Do you know anyone suitable who would be able to look at this for her and support the...
LED Lighting Information
New changes for housing regulations and the impact on LED lighting .
In 2011 there were just over 7,000 patents granted to UK innovators. This places the UK 12th in the World ranking of innovation. Compare with:
#1 Japan (238,000)
#2 USA (225,000)
#3 China (172,000)
#4 South Korea (94,000)
#5 European Patents (62,000)
#6 Russia (30,000)
#7 Canada (21,000)...