Materials World December 2008

The December issue looks at materials in design. Related features focus on stealth technology in surface warships and the use of composites in aerospace and defence applications.

News has a sepcial section on education and training, examining the Engineering Diploma, apprenticeship schemes and women in science and engineering.

News this issue:

Materials in progress in higher education

Heated moulds

Acoustic absorption in aircraft

Making UK indigenous minerals matter

Geologists explore nuclear storage

Increasing the glass content in bricks

Reusing waste polymers

Adding surface value to composites