HISTORY DAY 2018

A chance for students and researchers to discover more about available research collections, History Day 2018 will feature a joint offering from IMechE, IET, IOM3 and The Aeronautical Society (The Engineering Institutions’ Librarians’ Committee). This year we are throwing a spotlight on our first female members and our membership holdings. Book now for History Day! Founded in 1866, The Aeronautical Society of Great Britain (later … Continue reading HISTORY DAY 2018

KEEP UP TO DATE USING OUR ONLINE LIBRARY

Whether you are looking for a broad overview of a particular field or keen to access the very latest research, browsing current issues of journals (also known as periodicals or magazines) is a great way to get ahead of your peers and keep up with industry’s cutting edge. Through our online library, you can access over 12,000 journals online, no matter where you are. Why … Continue reading KEEP UP TO DATE USING OUR ONLINE LIBRARY

TOP OIL AND GAS RESOURCES

Calum Hughes reviews ten key oil and gas resources for mechanical engineers. Calum is a dual-qualified chartered mechanical engineer and lawyer. He is a Director of Yellow Wood Energy Consulting and a long-term member of the IMechE’s Oil, Gas and Chemicals Committee. Process systems and materials for CO2 capture: modelling, design, control and integration (Wiley, 2017) A compilation of technical papers and case studies covering … Continue reading TOP OIL AND GAS RESOURCES

TOP PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

Graham Isaac, Visiting Professor at the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, University of Leeds, reviews resources on product development from the IMechE Library. Members can follow the links to find out about accessing titles. Product development titles Engineering Design, Planning, and Management (Elsevier, 2012) Explores project management and creative design in the context of both established companies and entrepreneurial start-ups. 574 pages. Comprises 12 … Continue reading TOP PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

BOOK REVIEW: A square deal all round

This month we have a book review by David Andrews, member of the IMechE Engineering Heritage Awards Committee. David reviews A square deal all round, which tells the story of the famous company Perkins Engines. The title is a pun on the Perkins logo, which is made up of circles intersecting a square. He recommends the book as: “engineers can always learn something from studying the … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: A square deal all round

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