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Hammack Al can 00:02:00

Aluminium drinks can tab

by Bill Hammack
Aluminium drinks can tab
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1110 views
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Bill uses slow motion video to show the ingenious engineering design of the apparently simple tab of a pop can.

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BIM - Xoing 00:11:00

Benefits of BIM in the construction industry

by Zhaofei Xoing
Benefits of BIM in the construction industry
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 2216 views
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Using building information modelling (BIM) in the construction industry

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Hammack black box 00:02:00

Black Box – A flight data recorder

by Bill Hammack
Black Box – A flight data recorder
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1972 views
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In designing an object an engineer must choose the proper material. Never is this more important than in the 'black box' flight data recorder.

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Lopez b 00:05:00

Bubbles

by Beth Ann Lopez
Bubbles
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1030 views
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University of New Mexico student Beth Ann Lopez explains her research from Summer 2010 at Harvard University in the laboratory of David Weitz under the direction of Dr. Wynter Duncanson.

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Hammack coffee 00:03:00

Coffee Maker: Pumping water with no moving parts

by Bill Hammack
Coffee Maker: Pumping water with no moving parts
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 874 views
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To engineer an object means to make choices. Bill illustrates how the choice of having a single heating element made an engineer find a creative way to pump water with no moving parts.

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Flood - Kesserwari 00:25:00

Computational Hydraulics: 1D flow routing and 2D flood forecast

by Georges Kesserwani
Computational Hydraulics: 1D flow routing and 2D flood forecast
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 2148 views
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Hammack concrete 00:06:00

Concrete

by Bill Hammack
Concrete
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1028 views
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Bill moves a piece of sewer pipe into his office to show how important the ancient material concrete is to our modern world. It, of course, wreaks havoc on his office.

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Hammack copper 00:03:00

Copper – The Miracle Metal

by Bill Hammack
Copper – The Miracle Metal
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 941 views
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Bill cuts a copper pipe from his ceilng to show the five properties of copper that make it the most important metal for our world: From clean water to electronics.

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Hammack rubbish 00:03:00

Garbage – Rubbish?

by Bill Hammack
Garbage – Rubbish?
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 763 views
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Bill covers his office floor with trash to see what takes up space in a landfill. He digs through fast food containers and diapers to learn that what we really need is green design of our manufactured objects.

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Hammack golf 00:02:00

Golf Balls

by Bill Hammack
Golf Balls
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 805 views
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To learn what's inside a golf ball - and to show how clever engineers are - Bill uses a special cutter to chop one open - well more than one.

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Nyberg 00:04:00

Holographic Microscopy

by Katrina Nyberg
Holographic Microscopy
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1208 views
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Hammack ibm 00:03:00

IBM Selectric Typewriter

by Bill Hammack
IBM Selectric Typewriter
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1643 views
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Using slow motion video Bill Hammack shows how the mechanical digital-to-analogue converter of IBM's revolutionary 'golf ball' typewriter works.

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It's magnetic resonance -- but not as you know it 00:59:00

It’s magnetic resonance – but not as you know it

by Lynn Gladden
It’s magnetic resonance – but not as you know it
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 449 views
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is routinely used in hospitals to image internal structure and blood flow within the human body. Research has shown that it is possible to harness these techniques to study non-biological systems, with many applicatio....

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Magnomatics 00:04:00

Magnetic Gears

by Frazer Bye
Magnetic Gears
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 4113 views
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How magnetic gears work. Magnomatics - a University of Sheffield spin-off

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Hammack match 00:03:00

Matches

by Bill Hammack
Matches
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 751 views
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Bill reveals the importance of matches in the 19th century; he shares how adding phosphorous to them revolutionized life - in both good and bad ways

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Polarised 00:03:00

Measuring the strain

by Rachel Tomlinson
Measuring the strain
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1141 views
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Looking at stress patterns in components using polarised light, part of the 'Engineered by US' exhibition

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el Kaliouby 01:09:00

Mind-reading technologies – with People Sense

by Rana el Kaliouby
Mind-reading technologies – with People Sense
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 646 views
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People Sense refers to the remarkable capacity of humans to sense and have a commonsense understanding of others' affective-cognitive states and behaviors. The ability to understand and predict people's behavior varies from person to person and even ....

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Owen 00:15:00

Multi-field problems involving multi-fracturing solids.

by David Owen
Multi-field problems involving multi-fracturing solids.
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 604 views
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For many problems involving multi-fracturing solids and/or particulate media, the system response is governed by the presence of an additional phase, either gaseous, liquid or both, or by the need to consider other physical phenomena, such as thermal....

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Garrett 00:58:00

On the Air

by Michael Garrett
On the Air
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 647 views
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Michael Garrett discusses the physical properties of gases and demonstrates how air is liquefied. Liquefied gases are a key resource for survival with an amazing range of applications and there are now few industries which are not in some way depende....

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Hammack photocopier 00:04:00

Photocopier

by Bill Hammack
Photocopier
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 3332 views
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Bill uses power tools to take apart a photocopier. He shows how it works, and shares the story of its invention by Chester Carlson.

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Hammack plasma 00:03:00

Plasma

by Bill Hammack
Plasma
for 5-7 year olds,
Lectures | 5-7 year olds | 7 years ago | 1079 views
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Bill cuts a fluorescent light out of his ceiling to show that plasmas and their products are all around us - they're essential in making circuit boards, lights, and even potato chip bags.

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Bradley 01:00:00

Plastic Electronics.

by Donald Bradley
Plastic Electronics.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 759 views
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Plastics have become ubiquitous structural materials due to the ease with which they can be processed at low cost into complex shapes. Imagine a world in which metals and semiconductors have similar attributes ? that is the world of Plastic Electroni....

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Hammack watch 00:04:00

Quartz Watch

by Bill Hammack
Quartz Watch
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 7 years ago | 742 views
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Bill takes apart a cheap watch to show how it works. He describes how a tiny quartz tuning fork keeps the time.

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CapturFiles_1 00:03:00

Recycled streets

by Dept of Civil Engineering UoS
Recycled streets
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 992 views
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Developing an energy efficient concrete to reduce road repairs

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