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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Mechanical and Manufacturing in the Engineers Journal

The perfect helicopter: Understanding coaxial rotor design

Coaxial rotor designs have been used on military helicopters for the better part of the last 75 years.

Students present mechanical engineering projects that have global impact

At the sixth annual Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition, graduate students and postdocs sharpen their communication and presentation skills.

Shape-shifting robot built from 'smarticles' shows new locomotion strategy

Building conventional robots typically requires carefully combining components like motors, batteries, actuators, body segments, legs and wheels - but now researchers have taken a new approach, building a robot entirely from smaller robots known as 'smarticles' to unlock the principles of a potentially new locomotion technique.

The impact on infrastructure once artificial intelligence shifts into top gear

Arup's Tim Chapman points the way forward for people planning a career, which is likely to last at least 45 years, and through which they will encounter unfathomable change.

Accelerated capital allowances: An overview

In the final part of a three-part series, this article focuses on capital allowances and accelerated capital allowances (ACA).

How one engineer has tackled poverty, one person at a time

When Staten Island native Sarah Tress first arrived at MIT, she had never been outside of the United States. Now, almost four years later, she’s travelled across Asia, spending weeks at a time in India, Vietnam, and Indonesia. But the reason for all this travel hasn’t been sightseeing — she’s been working to reduce poverty, one person at a time. Tress began her studies at MIT on a premed track. However, a MISTI internship at a hospital in a poor region of India in the summer after her ...

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