KCI Manufacturing's CPD strategy has allowed the company to respond successfully to unplanned challenges while increasing employee knowledge
Virtual Energy Auditing and the role of Non-Intrusive Load MonitoringSeptember 29, 2015
And how to identify building energy and appliance consumption through non-intrusive load monitoring (NILM) techniques using transitions in real and reactive power consumption during device switching
Following the downturn Farrans was forced to explore new ways to ensure financial stability, so a CPD committee was formed, with the aim of ensuring its engineers fulfilled their...
Bridging the digital divide by bringing the regions up to speedSeptember 29, 2015
SIRO is the first project of its kind in Europe and aims to ensure a fast and cost efficient roll-out to every county in Ireland, reversing the digital divide...
Hedgehog robot can hop and jump in comet-like environmentsSeptember 29, 2015
Hedgehog is a new concept for a robot that is specifically designed to overcome the challenges of traversing small bodies
Is there a way to protect piping from overpressure events without use of relief devices and flares?September 29, 2015
High Integrity Protection Systems- HIPS or also written as HIPPS (High Integrity Pressure Protection system) is an oil and gas upstream technology application that is being used by oil...
This, the first of two articles on river-based passenger transport in Britain and Ireland from Maurice Kerr, describes the cyclical nature of river transport’s popularity on the Thames
Discovery of a highly efficient catalyst eases way to hydrogen economySeptember 29, 2015
Hydrogen could be the ideal fuel: Whether used to make electricity in a fuel cell or burned to make heat, the only byproduct is water; there is no climate-altering...
The ABCs of writing the right cover letter and CVSeptember 29, 2015
While advancements in technology have afforded us the opportunity to access vast amounts of information, information without knowledge can lead to confusion and frustration. The following suggestions and tips...
Idom Merebrook commences work on €20m project at Dublin airportSeptember 29, 2015
In order to maintain the safe and smooth running of the airport, Idom has been engaged to manage a phased apron rehabilitation project to replace existing apron pavements before...
How hydraulics play a key part in nuclear decommissioningSeptember 29, 2015
Nuclear decommissioning projects are complex, and Simon Pykett explains how mechanical handling solutions and hydraulic systems play a significant part throughout all stages of the nuclear plant lifecycle
Protein-based sensor could detect viral infection or kill cancer cellsSeptember 29, 2015
Biological engineers have developed a modular system of proteins that can detect a particular DNA sequence in a cell and then trigger a specific response, such as cell death