September 2002
Engineer (00137758);9/27/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7612, p4
Presents various news briefs related to engineering as of September 2002. Opening of the Ribble canal link at Lancashire, England; Work by U.S. inventors on a radio that plays soundtracks of bygone automobile engine noises; Invented alarm clock that checks radio traffic reports and wakes users early enough not to be late for work.


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