Nuclear reactors form the basis of nuclear power plants and even with all the controversy, they are undoubtedly an amazing technological achievement. These nuclear reactors contain and control chain reactions that produce heat through a physical process called fission. It harnesses the power of atoms to boil water, producing steam which turns a turbine that generates electricity.Continue reading
The term Augmented Reality was first used in 1990 with the first commercial uses being in television and the military. Since then, AR technology has evolved considerably as we see it being used in Augmented Reality applications across every industry. The Augmented Reality market showed record growth in 2018 and according to Markets and Markets, the industry will be worth $61.39 billion by 2023.Continue reading
Engineering in any sense of the word is a rewarding and exciting career that plays a vital role within the UK economy. Mechanical engineering is all about designing, developing, testing and manufacturing materials for a wide variety of industries and applications.
A Mechanical Engineer is responsible for anything from building engine components and maintaining industrial equipment to servicing robotic machinery. In this article, we briefly cover aspects of mechanical engineering along with essential tips for graduates seeking a career within the industry.Continue reading
Considering the rapid advancements in technology, it’s easy to forget some of the revolutionary inventions of the 20th century. Some of these inventions have resulted in products or services we take for granted today.
Many emerging technologies can be attributed to one, or several, earlier inventions. A prime example of an obsolete technology that has transformed the modern world is cathode ray tube monitors. While it was prominent in earlier years, they were quickly replaced when LCD and plasma screens were invented.Continue reading
UK Manufacturing has continued its upward trend and toward the end of 2017, was named the eighth largest manufacturer by output in the world. This came less than one year after claiming ninth spot. Reports from EEF and Santander shows the nation’s annual output is worth nearly $250bn. If this current growth continues, UK Manufacturing could be in the top five as early as 2020. Continue reading