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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.

 

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Mechanical and Manufacturing in the Engineers Journal

Irish-led consortium to capture tidal energy using a turbine made from recycled carbon fibre

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 DISARM project: How Defence Forces Ordnance Corps R&D is contributing to global peace and security

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.

Navigating beneath the Arctic ice

A team of engineers has developed a navigational method for autonomous vehicles to navigate accurately in the Arctic Ocean without GPS.

Improbable rescue of 'Los 33', Chilean miners trapped 2,300 feet underground

In 2010, the world came together to rescue 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days. 

Five innovations that could shape the future of rail travel

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.

Engine of progress: How one Shannon company's CPD journey helped it reach for the sky

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.

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