The Mechanical and Manufacturing division is a group for members working in mechanical engineering and manufacturing in a broad range of industries, providing CPD and networking events for engineers.
As the world transitions to a clean, sustainable way of living, tidal energy has emerged as a reliable, predictable form of renewable energy that can be used to power our communities and industry, write Dr William Finnegan, Dr Thomas Flanagan, Patrick Cronin and Professor Jamie Goggins.
The Defence Forces' Chief Officer Instructor of the Ordnance School, who holds a master's in ordnance mechanical engineering, writes about the DISARM (Disablement In Situ Alternative Remote Mechanisms) project, which offers a suite of applied engineering solutions designed to combat an array of strategically complex explosive engineering problems.
A team of engineers has developed a navigational method for autonomous vehicles to navigate accurately in the Arctic Ocean without GPS.
In 2010, the world came together to rescue 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days.
While the rail sector is warily slow at introducing new technologies due to the long time it takes to plan and build new lines and vehicles, there are a number of technical innovations in development that, if adopted, could make the trains of tomorrow both faster and safer, writes Saikat Dutta, research fellow in railway mechatronics systems, University of Birmingham.
Barry Lowe, engineering manager at Lufthansa Technic Turbine Shannon, writes about his organisation's CPD journey, which has been critical to its success while, simultaneously, being a thoroughly enjoyable and fulfilling experience.
Being a member of the Engineers Ireland community shows your commitment to delivering excellence in engineering. As our member, we support your professional development and help you to expand your career at home and abroad.
Our committees arrange and host technical presentations, discussions, debate and social events in our regions and represent the group at liaison committee. If you are interested in being a part of this, please contact one of the team.