Mechanical and manufacturing


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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No skating on thin ice for this Munster Technological University award-winning team

EleSkate, a sports analysis device which assesses the figure skating jump based upon its most important metrics, was the recent Irish winner of the James Dyson Award. Here we examine the project in detail, which was managed by a team of student engineers at Munster Technological University and led by Shannon O'Shea. 

Titans of the Deep: Submarines of the US Navy

In books and films we hear phrases like 'Los Angeles-class submarine' but what are submarine classes, and which have had a profound effect on our world.

Beyond the limits of imagination: What do the Comet aircraft failures teach us?

Sean Brady recounts the tale of the Comet jet airliner crashes of the 1950s and explains how the trailblazing accident investigation revealed a failure of imagination that holds lessons for all engineers.

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.


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