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Welcome to IES

IES is a multi-disciplinary engineering body, founded in Scotland in 1857, that provides a forum in which individuals from all engineering and related disciplines can discuss and exchange information, generate ideas and encourage young engineers. IES works with kindred bodies to promote a wider understanding of the role of the professional engineer in society.

The Journal of Engineering is now under open access. 

The 2021 volume of the Journal is a good read.

Our 2022-2023 programme is now available

Publication of the Month

An important German foundry turned again to Clansman Dynamics for a solution that would improve productivity in their casting fettling department. Our 6-axis grinding manipulator provided twice the usable torque compared to their existing machine and the ability to use larger and, importantly, longer grinding tools. This paper describes the technical difficulty encountered; the design problems in achieving a solution for improving the life of the grinding tooling and the lessons learned in the painful task of innovation under severe pressure.

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“The object of this society is the advancement of engineering…enabling each of our members to have the benefit of the experience of many”

William Rankine / Glasgow, 1857
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