David Williams

David Williams

Professor David Williams of Loughborough University is recognised internationally for his expertise in manufacturing technology.

Much of the evolution of this has been driven by weapons manufacturing. His publications and research work as an honorary historical consultant focus on the history of military gunmaking and the Birmingham Gun Trade.

Did you know?

Greek air power

The Ancient Greeks invented a kind of catapult that used compressed-air springs instead of twisted cords. The same principle is used today in luxury cars, buses and heavy-goods-vehicles’ suspension systems.

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