News tagged with design

New chemistries found for liquid batteries

Liquid metal batteries, invented by MIT professor Donald Sadoway and his students a decade ago, are a promising candidate for making renewable energy more practical. The batteries, which can store large amounts of energy ...

dateMar 22, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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Silencing noisy ship propellers

Finnish engineering firm, Wärtsilä, has successfully collaborated with marine engineering researchers at City University London to identify the specific design parameters creating the risk of 'singing propellers'.

dateMar 14, 2016 in Engineering
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Looking upwards for transport solutions

Level crossing removals should be viewed as part of a total picture for an effective transport system and the best way to achieve this is to incorporate elevated lines or 'skytrains', according to Melbourne researchers.

dateMar 02, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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