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Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Index Institution of Mechanical Engineers

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) is an independent professional association, and learned society headquartered in central London, that represents mechanical engineers and the engineering profession. [1]

158 relations: Air marshal, Air Ministry, Alan Chorlton, Alexander Kennedy, Andrew Ives, Andrew Robertson (engineer), Anglo-Persian Oil Company, Arthur Hartley, Atkins (company), Award, Babcock & Wilcox, Bernard Crossland, Biological engineering, Biomedical engineering, Birdcage Walk, Birmingham, Birmingham Curzon Street railway station (1838-1966), British Leyland, Bromsgrove, Carl Wilhelm Siemens, Carolyn Griffiths, Charles Algernon Parsons, Charles Beyer, Charles Cochrane (engineer), Charles Geach, Charles Hague, Chartered Engineer (UK), Chief mechanical engineer, Chris Taylor (engineer), Christopher Hinton, Baron Hinton of Bankside, Daniel Adamson, David Randall Pye, Department of Trade and Industry (United Kingdom), Diarmuid Downs, Donald Stokes, Baron Stokes, Dudley Gordon, 3rd Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair, Duncan Dowson, Edmund Bruce Ball, Edward Alfred Cowper, Edward B. Ellington, Edward Carbutt, Edward Hopkinson, Edward Pritchard Martin, Edward Windsor Richards, Elevator, Engineering, Engineering Council, Engineering Heritage Awards, Engineering technician, Engineering technologist, ..., English Electric, Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Fluid mechanics, Fog Investigation and Dispersal Operation, Ford of Europe, Formula Student, Frank Whittle, Frederick Bramwell, George Nelson, 1st Baron Nelson of Stafford, George Stephenson, GKN, Great Britain, H.J. Gough, Harry Ricardo, Hay Frederick Donaldson, Henry Fowler (engineer), Henry Selby Hele-Shaw, Hugh Ford (engineer), Imperial College London, Industrial Revolution, Institution of Civil Engineers, Invasion of Normandy, Isobel Pollock-Hulf, James Kennedy (engineer), James McConnell, James Miller (architect), James Watt, James Watt International Gold Medal, Jeremiah Head, Jet engine, John Aspinall (engineer), John Atwell, John Baxter (engineer), John Edward Thornycroft, John McDougall (mechanical engineer), John Penn (engineer), John Ramsbottom (engineer), John Robinson (engineer), Joseph Tomlinson, Joseph Whitworth, Kinetic energy recovery system, Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, Learned society, Lloyd's Register, London, London and North Eastern Railway, London, Midland and Scottish Railway, Loughnan St Lawrence Pendred, Lowthian Bell, Matthew Henry Phineas Riall Sankey, Mechanical engineering, Midland Railway, National Engineering Laboratory, Nigel Gresley, North Eastern Railway (United Kingdom), Nuclear engineering, Oliver Bulleid, Operation Overlord, Operation Pluto, Otis Elevator Company, Owen Saunders, Pamela Liversidge, Percy G. B. Westmacott, Portland stone, Post-nominal letters, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Professional association, Queen Anne style architecture, Queen's University Belfast, Regulation and licensure in engineering, Richard William Allen, Richard William Bailey, Robert Lickley, Robert Napier (engineer), Robert Stephenson, Roland Bond, Royal charter, Royal Dutch Shell, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Royal Navy, Samuel W. Johnson, Southern Railway (UK), Taff Vale Railway, Telephone, The Engineer (magazine), Thomas Hawksley, Tom Hurry Riches, Tribology, University College London, University of Birmingham, University of Bristol, University of Hertfordshire, University of Leeds, University of Liverpool, University of Sheffield, University of Strathclyde, Vincent Raven, W. Alec Osborn, Watt steam engine, William Anderson (engineer), William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong, William Edgar (engineer), William Fairbairn, William Henry White, William Maw, William Stanier, William Taylor (inventor), William Unwin. Expand index (108 more) »

Air marshal

Air Marshal (Air Mshl or AM) is a three-star air-officer rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.

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Air Ministry

The Air Ministry was a department of the Government of the United Kingdom with the responsibility of managing the affairs of the Royal Air Force, that existed from 1918 to 1964.

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Alan Chorlton

Alan Ernest Leofric Chorlton (24 February 1874 – 6 October 1946) was a British mechanical engineer and Conservative Party politician, and was involved in the development of the internal combustion engine.

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Alexander Kennedy

Sir Alexander Blackie William Kennedy, LLD, FRS, FRGS (17 March 1847 – 1 November 1928), better known simply as Alexander Kennedy, was a leading British civil and electrical engineer and academic.

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Andrew Ives

Andrew Ives is a British automotive engineer.

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Andrew Robertson (engineer)

Andrew Robertson FRS (30 January 1883 in Lancashire – 22 October 1977) was a British mechanical engineer.

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Anglo-Persian Oil Company

The Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC) was a British company founded in 1908 following the discovery of a large oil field in Masjed Soleiman, Iran.

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Arthur Hartley

Arthur Clifford Hartley, CBE (7 January 1889 – 28 January 1960) was a British civil engineer.

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Atkins (company)

WS Atkins plc (commonly known as Atkins) is a British multinational engineering, design, planning, architectural design, project management and consulting services company headquartered in London, UK.

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Award

An award is something given to a person, a group of people, like a sports team, or an organization in recognition of their excellence in a certain field.

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Babcock & Wilcox

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, originally Babcock, Wilcox & Company and then The Babcock & Wilcox Company, is an American power generation company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Bernard Crossland

Prof Sir Bernard Crossland CBE, FRS (20 October 1923 – 17 January 2011) was a professor of engineering with a career spanning some seven decades.

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Biological engineering

Biological engineering or bio-engineering is the application of principles of biology and the tools of engineering to create usable, tangible, economically viable products.

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Biomedical engineering

Biomedical engineering (BME) is the application of engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology for healthcare purposes (e.g. diagnostic or therapeutic).

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Birdcage Walk

Birdcage Walk is a street in the City of Westminster in London.

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Birmingham

Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Birmingham Curzon Street railway station (1838-1966)

Birmingham Curzon Street railway station (formerly Birmingham station) was a railway station in central Birmingham, England, opening in 1838 and closed to passengers in 1893 but remained open for goods until 1966.

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British Leyland

British Leyland was an automotive engineering and manufacturing conglomerate formed in the United Kingdom in 1968 as British Leyland Motor Corporation Ltd (BLMC), following the merger of Leyland Motors and British Motor Holdings.

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Bromsgrove

Bromsgrove is a town in Worcestershire, England.

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Carl Wilhelm Siemens

Sir Charles William Siemens FRSA (originally Carl Wilhelm Siemens; 4 April 1823 – 19 November 1883) was a German-born engineer and entrepreneur who for most of his life worked in Britain and later became a British subject.

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Carolyn Griffiths

Carolyn Griffiths is a railway engineer.

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Charles Algernon Parsons

Sir Charles Algernon Parsons, (13 June 1854 – 11 February 1931), the son of a member of the Irish peerage,http://www.tcd.ie/Secretary/FellowsScholars/discourses/discourses/1968_Lord%20Rosse%20on%20W.%20Parsons.pdf was an Anglo-Irish engineer, best known for his invention of the compound steam turbine, and as the namesake of C. A. Parsons and Company.

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Charles Beyer

Charles Frederick Beyer (an anglicised form of his original German name Carl Friedrich Beyer) (14 May 1813 – 2 June 1876) was a celebrated German-British locomotive designer and builder, and co-founder of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

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Charles Cochrane (engineer)

Charles Cochrane (1835 Dudley, Worcestershire – 1898) was a British engineer.

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Charles Geach

Charles Geach (1808 – 1 November 1854) was a prominent English businessman, industrialist, banker and politician of the early to mid-19th century, strongly associated with banking and manufacturing interests.

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Charles Hague

Charles Hague (1769–1821) was an English violin player, who became professor of music at Cambridge University.

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Chartered Engineer (UK)

In the United Kingdom, a Chartered Engineer is an Engineer registered with the Engineering Council (the British regulatory body for engineers).

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Chief mechanical engineer

Chief mechanical engineer and locomotive superintendent are titles applied by British, Australian, and New Zealand railway companies to the person ultimately responsible to the board of the company for the building and maintaining of the locomotives and rolling stock.

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Chris Taylor (engineer)

Christopher Malcolm Taylor (born 15 January 1943) is an engineer who was the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bradford, holding the post from 1 October 2001 until 30 April 2007 when he retired from the university.

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Christopher Hinton, Baron Hinton of Bankside

Christopher Hinton, Baron Hinton of Bankside (12 May 1901 – 22 June 1983) was a British nuclear engineer, and supervisor of the construction of Calder Hall, the world's first large-scale commercial nuclear power station.

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Daniel Adamson

Daniel Adamson (30 April 1820 – 13 January 1890) was an English engineer who became a successful manufacturer of boilers and was the driving force behind the inception of the Manchester Ship Canal project during the 1880s.

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David Randall Pye

Sir David Randall Pye CB FRS (29 April 1886 – 20 February 1960) was a British mechanical engineer and academic administrator.

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Department of Trade and Industry (United Kingdom)

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) was a United Kingdom government department formed on 19 October 1970.

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Diarmuid Downs

Sir Diarmuid Downs CBE, KSG, FRS, FREng, FIMechE (23 April 1922 - 12 February 2014) was a British automotive engineer.

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Donald Stokes, Baron Stokes

Lieutenant-Colonel Donald Gresham Stokes, Baron Stokes (22 March 1914 – 21 July 2008) was an English industrialist.

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Dudley Gordon, 3rd Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair

Lieutenant-Colonel Dudley Gladstone Gordon, 3rd Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair DSO (6 May 1883 – 16 April 1972), styled Lord Dudley Gordon from 1916 to 1965, was a British peer, soldier, and industrialist.

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Duncan Dowson

Duncan Dowson CBE, FREng, FRS (born 31 August 1928) is a British engineer, and professor emeritus at the University of Leeds.

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Edmund Bruce Ball

Edmund Bruce Ball FRSE (21 May 1873 – 17 June 1944) was an English hydraulic engineer.

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Edward Alfred Cowper

Edward Alfred Cowper (10 December 1819 London – 9 May 1893 Rastricke, Weybridge, Surrey) was a British mechanical engineer.

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Edward B. Ellington

Edward Bayzand Ellington (2 August 1845 – 10 November 1914) was a British hydraulic engineer who pioneered the development of urban-scale hydraulic power distribution systems.

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Edward Carbutt

Sir Edward Hamer Carbutt, 1st Baronet (22 July 1838 – 8 October 1905) was an English mechanical engineer and a Liberal politician.

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Edward Hopkinson

Edward Hopkinson (28 May 1859 – 15 January 1922) was a British electrical engineer and Conservative politician.

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Edward Pritchard Martin

Edward Pritchard Martin (20 January 1844 Dowlais - 25 September 1910 Harrogate) was a British engineer, and steel maker.

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Edward Windsor Richards

Edward Windsor Richards (August 1831 Dowlais, Wales – 12 November 1921), known as Windsor Richards, was a British engineer, and steel maker.

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Elevator

An elevator (US and Canada) or lift (UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa, Nigeria) is a type of vertical transportation that moves people or goods between floors (levels, decks) of a building, vessel, or other structure.

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Engineering

Engineering is the creative application of science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to the innovation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of structures, machines, materials, devices, systems, processes, and organizations.

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Engineering Council

The Engineering Council (formerly Engineering Council UK) is Britain's regulatory authority for registration of Chartered and Incorporated engineers and technicians, holding a register of these and providing advice to students, engineers, employers and academic institutions on the standards for registration and procedures for registration.

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Engineering Heritage Awards

The Engineering Heritage Awards, formally known as the Engineering Heritage Hallmark Scheme, were established by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) in 1984 to identify and promote artefacts, locations, collections and landmarks of significant engineering importance.

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Engineering technician

An engineering technician is primarily trained in the skills and techniques related to a specific branch of engineering, with a practical understanding of the relevant engineering concepts.

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Engineering technologist

An engineering technologist is a professional trained in certain aspects of development and implementation of a respective area of technology.

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English Electric

The English Electric Company Limited was a British industrial manufacturer formed after the armistice of World War I at the end of 1918.

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Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Fellowship of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (FIMechE) is an award and fellowship granted to individuals that the Institution of Mechanical Engineers judges to be a "professional engineer working in a senior role with significant autonomy and responsibility." It is the highest level of membership and demonstrates experience, commitment and contribution to engineering.

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Fluid mechanics

Fluid mechanics is a branch of physics concerned with the mechanics of fluids (liquids, gases, and plasmas) and the forces on them.

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Fog Investigation and Dispersal Operation

Fog Investigation and Dispersal Operation (FIDO) (which was sometimes referred to as "Fog Intense Dispersal Operation" or "Fog, Intense Dispersal Of") was a system used for dispersing fog and pea soup fog (dense smog) from an airfield so that aircraft could land safely.

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Ford of Europe

Ford of Europe AG is a subsidiary company of Ford Motor Company founded in 1967 in Cork, Ireland with headquarters in Cologne, Germany.

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Formula Student

Formula Student is a student engineering competition held annually in the UK.

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Frank Whittle

Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle (1 June 1907 – 9 August 1996) was a British Royal Air Force air officer.

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Frederick Bramwell

Sir Frederick Joseph Bramwell, 1st Baronet FRS FRSA (17 March 1818 – 30 November 1903) was a British civil and mechanical engineer.

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George Nelson, 1st Baron Nelson of Stafford

George Horatio Nelson, 1st Baron Nelson of Stafford (26 October 1887 – 16 July 1962), known as Sir George Nelson, 1st Baronet, from 1955 to 1960, was a British engineer who was chairman of English Electric from 1933 to 1962.

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George Stephenson

George Stephenson (9 June 1781 – 12 August 1848) was a British civil engineer and mechanical engineer.

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GKN

GKN plc is a British multinational automotive and aerospace components company headquartered in Redditch, Worcestershire.

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

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H.J. Gough

Herbert John Gough CB, MBE, FRS (26 April 1890 – 1965) was a British engineer, and research director.

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Harry Ricardo

Sir Harry Ralph Ricardo (26 January 1885 – 18 May 1974) was one of the foremost engine designers and researchers in the early years of the development of the internal combustion engine.

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Hay Frederick Donaldson

Brigadier-General Sir Hay Frederick Donaldson KCB (7 July 1856 – 5 June 1916) was an Australia-born English mechanical engineer.

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Henry Fowler (engineer)

Sir Henry Fowler, KBE (29 July 1870 – 16 October 1938) was a chief mechanical engineer of the Midland Railway and subsequently the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.

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Henry Selby Hele-Shaw

Henry Selby Hele-Shaw FRS (1854–1941) was an English mechanical and automobile engineer.

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Hugh Ford (engineer)

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Imperial College London

Imperial College London (officially Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom.

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Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.

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Institution of Civil Engineers

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is an independent professional association for civil engineers and a charitable body in the United Kingdom.

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Invasion of Normandy

The Western Allies of World War II launched the largest amphibious invasion in history when they assaulted Normandy, located on the northern coast of France, on 6 June 1944.

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Isobel Pollock-Hulf

Isobel Anne Pollock-Hulf (born 10 November 1954) is Visiting Professor in Engineering and Design at the University of Leeds.

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James Kennedy (engineer)

James Kennedy (13 January 1797 – 25 September 1886) was a Scottish locomotive and marine engineer.

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James McConnell

James Edward McConnell (1815–1883) was one of the first locomotive engineers of the London and North Western Railway (LNWR).

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James Miller (architect)

James Miller (1860–1947) was a Scottish architect, recognised for his commercial architecture in Glasgow and for his Scottish railway stations.

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James Watt

James Watt (30 January 1736 (19 January 1736 OS) – 25 August 1819) was a Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist who improved on Thomas Newcomen's 1712 Newcomen steam engine with his Watt steam engine in 1781, which was fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution in both his native Great Britain and the rest of the world.

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James Watt International Gold Medal

The James Watt Medal is an award for excellence in engineering established in 1937, conferred by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in the United Kingdom.

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Jeremiah Head

Jeremiah Head (11 July 1835 Ipswich – 10 March 1899 Hastings) was a British mechanical engineer.

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Jet engine

A jet engine is a type of reaction engine discharging a fast-moving jet that generates thrust by jet propulsion.

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John Aspinall (engineer)

Sir John Audley Frederick Aspinall (25 August 1851 – 19 January 1937) was a British mechanical engineer who served as Locomotive Superintendent of the Great Southern and Western and Lancashire and Yorkshire Railways.

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John Atwell

Sir John William "Jack" Atwell CBE PRSE FREng FIMechE (24 November 1911 – 5 July 1999) was a Scottish engineer.

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John Baxter (engineer)

John Baxter, (born 1951) is a British nuclear engineer.

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John Edward Thornycroft

Sir John Edward Thornycroft, KBE (1872–1960) was a British mechanical and civil engineer.

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John McDougall (mechanical engineer)

John Donovan McDougall is a British mechanical engineer.

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John Penn (engineer)

John Penn FRS (1805–1878) was an English marine engineer whose firm was pre-eminent in the middle of the 19th century due to his innovations in engine and propeller systems, which led his firm to be the major supplier to the Royal Navy as it made the transition from sail to steam power.

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John Ramsbottom (engineer)

John Ramsbottom (11 September 1814 – 20 May 1897) was an English mechanical engineer.

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John Robinson (engineer)

John Robinson (April 1823 Skipton - September 1902 Leek, Staffordshire) was a British locomotive engineer.

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Joseph Tomlinson

Joseph Tomlinson (11 November 1823 in London – 22 April 1894) was a British railroad engineer, and executive.

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Joseph Whitworth

Sir Joseph Whitworth, 1st Baronet (21 December 1803 – 22 January 1887) was an English engineer, entrepreneur, inventor and philanthropist.

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Kinetic energy recovery system

A kinetic energy recovery system (often known simply as KERS, or kers) is an automotive system for recovering a moving vehicle's kinetic energy under braking.

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Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway

The Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (L&YR) was a major British railway company before the 1923 Grouping.

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Learned society

A learned society (also known as a learned academy, scholarly society, or academic association) is an organisation that exists to promote an academic discipline, profession, or a group of related disciplines such as the arts.

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Lloyd's Register

Lloyd's Register Group Limited (LR) is a technical and business services organisation and a maritime classification society, wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a UK charity dedicated to research and education in science and engineering.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London and North Eastern Railway

The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) was the second largest (after LMS) of the "Big Four" railway companies created by the Railways Act 1921 in Britain.

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London, Midland and Scottish Railway

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS)It has been argued that the initials LMSR should be used to be consistent with LNER, GWR and SR.

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Loughnan St Lawrence Pendred

Loughnan St Lawrence Pendred was a UK mechanical engineer and editor of The Engineer, a weekly newspaper for engineers, from 1906 to 1946.

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Lowthian Bell

Sir Isaac Lowthian Bell, 1st Baronet, FRS (18 February 1816 – 20 December 1904) was a Victorian ironmaster and Liberal Party politician from Washington, County Durham, in the north of England.

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Matthew Henry Phineas Riall Sankey

Matthew Henry Phineas Riall Sankey, (9 November 1853 – 3 October 1926) was an Irish-born engineer and captain in the Royal Engineers, known as the creator of the Sankey diagram.

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Mechanical engineering

Mechanical engineering is the discipline that applies engineering, physics, engineering mathematics, and materials science principles to design, analyze, manufacture, and maintain mechanical systems.

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Midland Railway

The Midland Railway (MR) was a railway company in the United Kingdom from 1844 to 1922, when it became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.

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National Engineering Laboratory

The National Engineering Laboratory (NEL) was originally one of several large government-funded public research laboratories in the UK, staffed by scientists and engineers of the Scientific Civil Service.

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Nigel Gresley

Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley (19 June 1876 – 5 April 1941) was one of Britain's most famous steam locomotive engineers, who rose to become Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER).

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North Eastern Railway (United Kingdom)

The North Eastern Railway (NER) was an English railway company.

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Nuclear engineering

Nuclear engineering is the branch of engineering concerned with the application of breaking down atomic nuclei (fission) or of combining atomic nuclei (fusion), or with the application of other sub-atomic processes based on the principles of nuclear physics.

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Oliver Bulleid

Oliver Vaughan Snell Bulleid CBE (19 September 1882 – 25 April 1970) was a British railway and mechanical engineer best known as the Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Southern Railway between 1937 and the 1948 nationalisation, developing many well-known locomotives.

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Operation Overlord

Operation Overlord was the codename for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied Western Europe during World War II.

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Operation Pluto

Operation Pluto (Pipe-Lines Under The Ocean) was a Second World War operation by British engineers, oil companies, and the British Armed Forces; to construct undersea oil pipelines under the English Channel between England and France in support of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944.

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Otis Elevator Company

The Otis Elevator Company is an American company that develops, manufactures and markets elevators, escalators, moving walkways and related equipment.

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Owen Saunders

Sir Owen Alfred Saunders, FREng, FRS (24 September 1904 – 10 October 1993) was an English applied mathematician, engineering science academic, and university administrator.

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Pamela Liversidge

Pamela Edwards Liversidge (born 1949) was the first female president of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

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Percy G. B. Westmacott

Percy Graham Buchanan Westmacott (1830 Edinburgh - 10 September 1917) was a British mechanical engineer.

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Portland stone

Portland stone is a limestone from the Tithonian stage of the Jurassic period quarried on the Isle of Portland, Dorset.

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Post-nominal letters

Post-nominal letters, also called post-nominal initials, post-nominal titles or designatory letters, are letters placed after a person's name to indicate that that individual holds a position, academic degree, accreditation, office, military decoration, or honour, or is a member of a religious institute or fraternity.

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Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers

The Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers were first published by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) in 1847.

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Professional association

A professional association (also called a professional body, professional organization, or professional society) is usually a nonprofit organization seeking to further a particular profession, the interests of individuals engaged in that profession and the public interest.

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Queen Anne style architecture

The Queen Anne style in Britain refers to either the English Baroque architectural style approximately of the reign of Queen Anne (reigned 1702–1714), or a revived form that was popular in the last quarter of the 19th century and the early decades of the 20th century (when it is also known as Queen Anne revival).

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Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast (informally Queen's or QUB) is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Regulation and licensure in engineering

Regulation and licensure in engineering is established by various jurisdictions of the world to encourage public welfare, safety, well-being and other interests of the general public, and to define the licensure process through which an engineer becomes authorized to practice engineering and/or provide engineering professional services to the public.

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Richard William Allen

Sir Richard William Allen (1867 – 17 July 1955) was an English mechanical engineer.

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Richard William Bailey

Richard William Bailey FRS (6 January 1885, Romford, Essex – 4 September 1957) was a British mechanical engineer and research engineer.

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Robert Lickley

Sir Robert Lang Lickley CBE FRSE FEng FRAeS FIEE (19 January 1912 – 7 July 1998) was an aeronautical engineer, and the designer of the Fairey Delta 2, the first aircraft to exceed 1,000 mph on 10 March 1956 off the Sussex coast by Peter Twiss.

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Robert Napier (engineer)

Robert Napier (21 June 1791 – 23 June 1876) was a Scottish marine engineer known for his contributions to Clyde Shipbuilding.

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Robert Stephenson

Robert Stephenson FRS (16 October 1803 – 12 October 1859) was an early railway and civil engineer.

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Roland Bond

Roland Curling Bond (5 May 1903 – 20 December 1980) was a British locomotive engineer.

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Royal charter

A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.

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Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known as Shell, is a British–Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the United Kingdom.

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Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME; pronounced phonetically as "Reemee" with stress on the first syllable) is a corps of the British Army that maintains the equipment that the Army uses.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Samuel W. Johnson

Samuel Waite Johnson (14 October 1831 – 14 January 1912) was Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Midland Railway from 1873 to 1903.

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Southern Railway (UK)

The Southern Railway (SR), sometimes shortened to 'Southern', was a British railway company established in the 1923 Grouping.

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Taff Vale Railway

The Taff Vale Railway (TVR) was a standard gauge railway in South Wales, built to serve the iron and coal industries around Merthyr, and to connect them with docks in Cardiff.

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Telephone

A telephone, or phone, is a telecommunications device that permits two or more users to conduct a conversation when they are too far apart to be heard directly.

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The Engineer (magazine)

The Engineer is a London-based monthly magazine covering the latest developments and business news in engineering and technology in the UK and internationally.

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Thomas Hawksley

Thomas Hawksley (–) was an English civil engineer of the 19th century, particularly associated with early water supply and coal gas engineering projects.

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Tom Hurry Riches

Tom Hurry Riches (1846–1911) was a British engineer who became the Locomotive Superintendent of the Taff Vale Railway in October 1873, and held the post until his death.

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Tribology

Tribology is the science and engineering of interacting surfaces in relative motion.

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University College London

University College London (UCL) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham (informally Birmingham University) is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

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University of Bristol

The University of Bristol (simply referred to as Bristol University and abbreviated as Bris. in post-nominal letters, or UoB) is a red brick research university located in Bristol, United Kingdom.

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University of Hertfordshire

The University of Hertfordshire is a university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

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University of Leeds

The University of Leeds is a Russell Group university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool is a public university based in the city of Liverpool, England.

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University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield (informally Sheffield University) is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.

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University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde is a public research university located in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Vincent Raven

Sir Vincent Litchfield Raven, KBE (3 December 1859 – 14 February 1934) was chief mechanical engineer of the North Eastern Railway from 1910 to 1922.

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W. Alec Osborn

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Watt steam engine

The Watt steam engine (alternatively known as the Boulton and Watt steam engine) was the first type of steam engine to make use of a separate condenser.

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William Anderson (engineer)

Sir William Anderson (5 January 1835 St. Petersburg – 11 December 1898 Woolwich Arsenal) was director-general of the Royal Ordnance factories.

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William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong

William George Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong (26 November 1810 – 27 December 1900) was an English industrialist who founded the Armstrong Whitworth manufacturing concern on Tyneside.

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William Edgar (engineer)

William Edgar CBE (born 1938) is a British mechanical engineer, who was President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in 2004.

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William Fairbairn

Sir William Fairbairn, 1st Baronet of Ardwick (19 February 1789 – 18 August 1874) was a Scottish civil engineer, structural engineer and shipbuilder.

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William Henry White

Sir William Henry White, (2 February 1845 – 27 February 1913) was a prolific British warship designer and Chief Constructor at the Admiralty.

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William Maw

William Henry Maw (6 December 1838 – 19 March 1924) was a British civil engineer and astronomer.

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William Stanier

Sir William Arthur Stanier, FRS (27 May 1876 – 27 September 1965) was Chief Mechanical Engineer of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.

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William Taylor (inventor)

William Taylor (11 June 1865 – February 28, 1937) was a British inventor noted for his many inventions for improvement of photographic lenses.

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William Unwin

William Cawthorne Unwin FRS (12 December 1838 – 17 March 1933Evening Standard Obituary 18 March 1933.) was a British civil and mechanical engineer.

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