drinking glasses

A glass act - safer drinking vessels

Materials World magazine
The UK’s Materials Knowledge Transfer Network and the Home Office have been working together to set a Standard for Safer Drinking Vessels.
GoSense Wireless OEM ultra-low power sensor node. Image courtesy of Matthew Steinberg

Energy harvesting devices

Materials World magazine
Concrete cancer, kinetic watches and Antarctic instrumentation interspersed discussion at the Balancing the Instrumentation Budget for Field Deployment conference held in London, UK, on 8 June.
car testing aeb system

Engineering road safety

Materials World magazine
A series of tests to assess autonomous emergency braking (AEB) systems in vehicles is underway.

Register now for the 2011 Parsons Turbine conference

High Temperature Materials Committee
Bookings are now being taken for the IOM3 Eighth International Charles Parsons Turbine Conference "Turbo-Machinery for Power Generation and Propulsion - Keeping the lights on without costing the earth", to be held 5-8 September 2011 in Portsmouth, UK.