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Explore the science, innovation and sheer genius it takes to transform the most basic ingredients into powerhouse machines. From aircraft to big rigs to earth movers, venture deep inside factories and witness the hard work and craftsmanship necessary to build these incredible machines. Uncover the hidden stories of human ingenuity…
Komatsu
Part of the Series: Raw to Ready
To extract precious metals found beneath the earth requires a massive 232-ton, two-story-tall dump truck with a load capacity of 320 tons -- a giant earth-mover like the Komatsu 930E. This amazing engineering achievement is made possible by five essential raw ingredients: coal, chromium, mineral oil, latex rubber and sulphuric…
Inside A Factory: How They Make The Jaguar
Jaguar is a world-famous name for quality cars for the rich and famous. This film takes us inside the famous Castle Bromwich factory in the West Midlands, UK, to see how they make one - in this case, the Jaguar XJ. PRESS SHOP: First stage is pressing the various body…
Inside A Factory 2: Cadbury's
This is the story of how Cadbury's makes a chocolate bar. TV personality Alison Hammond takes us around their famous factory and explains the systems that underpin the process. QUALITY CONTROL: The process begins with the raw materials - beans brought from Ghana. Quality control and process control systems are…
Everyday Engineering - Understanding the Marvels of Daily Life
Look around you. Great masterpieces of engineering are everywhere. As soon as you get out of bed in the morning, you are putting centuries of scientific and mechanical ingenuity to use. So familiar are these structures, inventions, and services that they are all but invisible. Yet they are just as…
Water Treatment and Distribution
Episode 8 of Everyday Engineering
Learn how raw water from nature is treated to make it safe for drinking. Then trace the distribution system that supplies water under pressure to users. Professor Ressler demonstrates two crucial technologies in this system: the flocculation chamber and the water tower.
The Green Factory
This film tells the story of a remarkable "green factory" and of a Belgian company called Ecover. Ecover claims it is possible to make a profit and help save the planet. It tries to be sustainable in every aspect of its production. PRODUCTS: Ecover makes washing products - but unlike…
Drop Forging
A blacksmith forges a hammerhead using traditional methods. Increasing in scale at Sandygate forge, a ring is made from a billet of steel, although the principles are similar, industrial tools are needed to punch a hole. Fire welding is also demonstrated in making an iron bolt. The program concludes by…
Engineering and Technology in Your World
Episode 1 of Everyday Engineering
Start the course by considering how engineering and technology influence your daily life--not just high-tech devices but also ordinary machines, buildings, and infrastructure that most people take for granted. In this lecture series you will learn to notice and understand these overlooked marvels.
Simple Machines around the House
Episode 24 of Everyday Engineering
Nothing embodies everyday engineering like simple machines--the basic mechanical devices used for thousands of years that we rely on more than we may realize. Probe the wonders of the inclined plane, screw, wedge, lever, wheel-and-axle, and pulley, and ponder their myriad applications.
Tunnel Engineering
Episode 33 of Everyday Engineering
Delve into tunnel engineering, a discipline every bit as impressive as bridge building, only less visible. Consider the challenges presented by the type of soil or rock being excavated for a tunnel, marvel at the work of mammoth tunnel boring machines, and weigh the tradeoffs between tunnels versus bridges.
Your House as an Engineered System
Episode 2 of Everyday Engineering
In the first of four lectures on your house as a technological system, review the eight engineered subsystems that go into modern dwellings. Then discover the miracle of building codes, which ensure that every new house is safe, constructible, and reasonably economical without involving an engineer in each design.