TOP BIOMEDICAL RESOURCES

Graham Isaac, Visiting Professor at the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, University of Leeds, reviews biomedical resources from the IMechE Library. Members can follow the links to find out about accessing titles. Ten recent online book titles Artificial organ engineering, 2017 Reviews the fundamentals of artificial organs: diffusion, mass transfer coefficient, membrane operations, adsorption and bioreactors. Details the basic requirements of major currently used … Continue reading TOP BIOMEDICAL RESOURCES

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CHERRY HILL

Cherry Hinds Hill is a well-known name to those in the model engineering world and her models are considered remarkable for their quality. The Duke of Edinburgh Challenge Trophy and the Championship Cup has been won by Cherry 9 times. Yet she has always maintained a low profile-she has allowed her work to speak for her. Cherry’s models are based on both historic working engines … Continue reading CHERRY HILL

Grimwood's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. Bertie Constantin Ruffell Grimwood: 7th or 8th November Associate Member 1912. Inspecting Engineer, Crown Agents for the Colonies. Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps, 4th Squadron, Royal Artillery. Missing on the 7th, recorded as such on the 8th. Actual date of death unknown, probate record states 7th, in France/Belgium. Missing in action, Somme. Commemorated … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Barnes' membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. Eric Earle Barnes: 7th November Graduate 1910. Premium Apprentice to London and North Western Railway Works. Captain, Royal Flying Corps, 102nd Squadron. Killed in action, France. 1918 Obituary  Captain ERIC EARLE BARNES, R.E., was born in London on 17th August 1891. His early education was acquired at a private school in Ealing … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Spink's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. Reginald John Spink: 21st October Graduate 1912; Associate Member 1915. Mechanical Engineer, Rowland Brittain Patent Attorney, Vancouver. Sergeant, Canadian Engineers, 10th Field Company. Killed in action, Flanders. 1918 Obituary Serjeant REGINALD JOHN SPINK, Canadian Engineers, was born at Leeds on 30th April 1887. His scholastic education was received in his native city, … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Manisty's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. Henry Scott Manisty: 14th October Graduate 1904; Associate Member 1911. Assistant Engineer, Dundalk Iron Works. Lieutenant, Royal Engineers. Died in Belguim. His 1917 obituary (below), states he died in France but we have been told he died of wounds during the Battle of Passchendaele near Ypres, Belgium. He is buried in Lijssenthoek … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

Hill's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. William Brasier Hall: 23rd September Graduate 1895; Member 1900. Engineer, HMS “Duncan”. Engineer Commander, Royal Navy, HMS “Venerable”. Served on the Belgian Coast and in the Persian Gulf. 1918 Obituary  Engineer-Commander WILLIAM BRASIER HALL, R.N., was born at Leeds on 13th February 1875. His early education was received privately, after which he … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

BOOK REVIEW: Jet Flight

Henry Davies, work experience student, reviews a book from the library’s Archive Gallery. Jet Flight, John Grierson, 1946 On my work experience at the IMechE I spent a day in the library and for part of the day I was privileged enough to visit the upper level of the library where I found and read a number of very interesting books from the dawn of … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Jet Flight

Neilson's membership form

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On this day, 100 years ago an IMechE member was killed in action. Archie McNicol Neilson: 9th August Graduate 1912. Apprenticed to William Simons & Co Ltd. Fourth Engineer Officer, Mercantile Marine, SS “Canara”. Drowned in Mediterranean. 1918 Obituary  ARCHIE McNICOL NEILSON was born at Paisley on 18th May 1893. He was educated at the Public School and the Technical College, Paisley, and at the … Continue reading ON THIS DAY

NEW E-BOOKS

New Science Direct e-books IMechE members now have access to new e-books through Science Direct on topics from materials and medical devices to waste management and oil and gas engineering. Click the links in the list below to download the full text of the books as PDF documents. Visit Library Search to explore the full range of resources. Microfabrication and Precision Engineering Editor: J. Paulo … Continue reading NEW E-BOOKS