Bloodhound SSC

A BRIEF HISTORY OF LAND SPEED TIMES

SSC land-speed record attempts capture all the excitement of motoring, racing and cutting edge technology in one! The Jeantaud was the first to set a record. It was a French automobile manufactured in Paris 1893-1906 by Charles Jeantaud – a coachbuilder who made his first electric car in 1881. Among the cars built by him, one established the first land speed record (39.24mph) in 1898. The 1899 … Continue reading A BRIEF HISTORY OF LAND SPEED TIMES

TRIAL OF SAE MOBILUS DATABASE

For one month only! IMechE members have full-text access to SAE’s content, comprising of technical papers, standards, ebooks and magazines, covering all aspects of aerospace, automotive and commercial vehicle engineering. Log-in using your IMechE account credentials. The free trial will end on 31 October 2016. https://imeche.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://saemobilus.sae.org/ Please e-mail any feedback or comments about this database to library@imeche.org Continue reading TRIAL OF SAE MOBILUS DATABASE

Steam turbine blades sketch by Sir Charles Parsons

HONORARY FELLOWS

The Institution has an illustrious list of over 200 Honorary Fellows, 1866 onwards, drawn from across the disciplines of science and engineering (called Honorary Members until 1968, Fellows thereafter). Almost a quarter were also our President. From 22 countries, they represent the international nature of engineering, including Gustav Eiffel (civil engineer) from France: others hail from China, Japan, New Zealand, America, India and the Netherlands. Inventive … Continue reading HONORARY FELLOWS