NEW EBOOKS: SCIENCE DIRECT TEXTBOOKS

We’re starting the new year with new books! IMechE members have full access to these titles, which include the latest editions of the textbooks that were most heavily used during our Science Direct trial last year. Simply click on the title to log in with your IMechE details and get reading. Essential MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists Brian D. Hahn and Daniel T. Valentine 2020, … Continue reading NEW EBOOKS: SCIENCE DIRECT TEXTBOOKS

RESOURCES GUIDE: LEAN SIX SIGMA

Need Lean Six Sigma resources? The IMechE library has lots of ebooks to help! Simply click on the title and log in with your IMechE details. The Six Sigma Handbook Thomas Pyzdek, Paul Keller 5th edition, 2018 This thoroughly revised, industry-standard guide delivers all the information you need to apply Lean Six Sigma techniques and dramatically improve processes, profitability, sustainability, and long-term growth. The Lean … Continue reading RESOURCES GUIDE: LEAN SIX SIGMA

RESOURCES GUIDE: MENTORING

Are you a mentor attending the ‘Mentoring for Monitored Professional Development Schemes (MPDS)’ seminar run by the IMechE? Or perhaps you are looking for some mentoring resources? We have put together a list of useful resources for you! Click on the title and log in with your IMechE details to access these e-resources. More information on upcoming mentoring training can be found here. Techniques for … Continue reading RESOURCES GUIDE: MENTORING

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NAPIER TROPHIES IN 360 DEGREES

The company of D Napier & Son became famous for its high-performance cars and powerful aero engines in the early and mid 20th Century. A collection of D Napier & Son archives were donated to the IMechE by the Napier Power Heritage Trust in 2003. The trust was established in 1991 to promote and preserve the history and archives of D Napier & Son and … Continue reading NAPIER TROPHIES IN 360 DEGREES

A HISTORY OF THE INSTITUTION’S MEMBERSHIP FORMS

Completing a proposal (application) form to join the Institution has been a process in place since the earliest days of the Institution’s existence. Membership forms completed between 1847 and 1938 have been digitised and are available to view and search on the family history website Ancestry. Access to our collections of membership records on Ancestry is free for IMechE Members (credentials required). Non-members can perform … Continue reading A HISTORY OF THE INSTITUTION’S MEMBERSHIP FORMS

RESOURCES GUIDE: VIBRATIONS IN ROTATING MACHINERY

Will you be attending the VIRM 12 online conference on 14th – 15th October 2020? Since 1976, Vibrations in Rotating Machinery conferences have successfully brought industry and academia together to advance state-of-the-art research in dynamics of rotating machinery. Find out more about the conference, and book yourself a ticket here. Whether you are attending or not, we’ve put together a list of VIRM resources – … Continue reading RESOURCES GUIDE: VIBRATIONS IN ROTATING MACHINERY

RESOURCES GUIDE: MAINTENANCE

Are you attending The IMechE ‘World Class Maintenance’ online training course? This course aims to provide a thorough understanding of machinery and equipment reliability issues and how to achieve and sustain world class levels of reliability and performance whilst optimising maintenance expenditure through the application of best practice maintenance approaches, tools and techniques. For more information and to book your place, click here. The IMechE … Continue reading RESOURCES GUIDE: MAINTENANCE

RESOURCES GUIDE: CRANE SAFETY

Will you be attending Crane Safety 2020 online? If you’re a crane operator, lifting manager, or safety professional, join the IMechE to hear best practice from your peers to ensure safe and compliant lifting operations. Find out more about the event here. The IMechE Library has put together a list of resources on the subject of crane safety – simply click on the title and … Continue reading RESOURCES GUIDE: CRANE SAFETY

LIBRARY RESOURCES FOR GRADUATES

All your hard work has paid off, and you’ve graduated – huge congratulations! However, the learning never stops! We’ve selected some useful books to help you on your career journey. If you need help writing a winning CV, or want to know how to impress at interviews, we’ve got you covered. Simply click on the book title to access the ebook with your IMechE details. … Continue reading LIBRARY RESOURCES FOR GRADUATES

NEW IN 360-DEGREES: 19TH CENTURY ENGINES

Creating 360-degree images Last summer we selected some items from our collection of artefacts to be photographed in order to create 360-degree images. To create the 360-degree images a professional photographer visited One Birdcage Walk where a mini photography studio with a spinning platform was set up. Each 360-degree image is the result of 24 shots of each object taken 15 degrees apart. These images … Continue reading NEW IN 360-DEGREES: 19TH CENTURY ENGINES