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3D Printing

by Philip Schlenoff
3D Printing
for All ages,
Arts presentations | All ages | 4 years ago | 1137 views
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Phil Schlenoff gives a short introduction to the world of 3D printing.

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Aeronautical Engineering

by Lorne Hiller
Aeronautical Engineering
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1770 views
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My presentation is on the history of flight, the physics of flight and the different types of aircraft that exist. This includes the Wright brothers , the Bernouli effect and jet propelled aircraft.

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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 | 6 years ago | 973 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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Qian - Construction Materials 00:09:00

An evaluation of construction materials and methods for multistorey buildings

by Yaming Qian
An evaluation of construction materials and methods for multistorey buildings
for 18-22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 1916 views
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How do we choose the right materials for tall buildings?

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Antarctic Auto-Sub Design

by Miles Miles Pebody
Antarctic Auto-Sub Design
for 14-19 and upwards,
Careers | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 971 views
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Designing an automated under-ice submarine.

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Battery Research

by Annadanesh Shellikeri
Battery Research
for 18-22 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 18-22 and upwards | 2 years ago | 1241 views
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It is hard to believe there was a time before batteries! Batteries and supercapacitors are at the heart of electric vehicles, portable devices (watches, laptops, mobile phones) and renewable resources like wind and solar, for energy storage. Bette....

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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 | 4 years ago | 2072 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 | 6 years ago | 1781 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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Bubbles

by Beth Ann Lopez
Bubbles
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 895 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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Building Services Engineer

by Sara McGowan
Building Services Engineer
for 14-19 and upwards,
Careers | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 897 views
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How science and art are used to design modern buildings.

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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 | 6 years ago | 762 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 | 4 years ago | 1962 views
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Cross 00:14:00

Computer Engineer

by James Cross
Computer Engineer
for 14-19 and upwards,
Careers | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 870 views
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James, who describes himself as working in science engineering, software development, clothing design and psychology originally intended to go to University straight from school and then to go straight into working in industry but he got the opportun....

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Concrete

by Bill Hammack
Concrete
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 913 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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Copper – The Miracle Metal

by Bill Hammack
Copper – The Miracle Metal
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 838 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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Engineered by US 00:07:00

Engineered by US (University of Sheffield)

by Various Presenters
Engineered by US (University of Sheffield)
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 777 views
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A short film including some of the exhibits and interviews with academics involved in the event that took place Summer 2011

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UoS Engineers 00:04:00

Engineers without borders

by Various Presenters
Engineers without borders
for 18-22 and upwards,
Careers | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 944 views
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Garbage – Rubbish?

by Bill Hammack
Garbage – Rubbish?
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 692 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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Geoengineering: a brave new world?

by Various Presenters
Geoengineering: a brave new world?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 739 views
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This is a very new and rapidly developing area of science and technology and the proposals range from placing giant mirrors in space to reflect sunlight to fertilising the oceans with nutrients in order to produce more phytoplankton to soak up atmosp....

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Golf Balls

by Bill Hammack
Golf Balls
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 725 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 | 1100 views
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Space 00:12:00

How to film the Earth from space

by Alex Baker
How to film the Earth from space
for All ages,
Postgraduate presentations | All ages | 4 years ago | 723 views
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Two University of Sheffield students have recorded a video of the Earth from the edge of space, using homemade equipment and on a shoestring budget.

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IBM Selectric Typewriter

by Bill Hammack
IBM Selectric Typewriter
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1292 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 | 3 years ago | 393 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 | 4 years ago | 3829 views
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How magnetic gears work. Magnomatics - a University of Sheffield spin-off

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Mass Production Engineer

by Faye Banks
Mass Production Engineer
for 14-19 and upwards,
Careers | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 924 views
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Despite a hard childhood, leaving home at 10 years old, being taken into care at 15 and failing her GCSE's first time round at school Faye Banks went back to school and has since won the young woman engineer of the year award and works in Europe's la....

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Matches

by Bill Hammack
Matches
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 677 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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Measuring the strain

by Rachel Tomlinson
Measuring the strain
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1031 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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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 | 7 years ago | 582 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 | 7 years ago | 539 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 | 8 years ago | 577 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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Photocopier

by Bill Hammack
Photocopier
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 3198 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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Plasma

by Bill Hammack
Plasma
for 5-7 year olds,
Lectures | 5-7 year olds | 6 years ago | 977 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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Plastic Electronics.

by Donald Bradley
Plastic Electronics.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 645 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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Quartz Watch

by Bill Hammack
Quartz Watch
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 664 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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Recycled streets

by Dept of Civil Engineering UoS
Recycled streets
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 898 views
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Developing an energy efficient concrete to reduce road repairs

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Styring 00:14:00

Self-Lubricating Skis

by Peter Styring
Self-Lubricating Skis
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 684 views
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Find out how Professor Peter Styring came up with a design for self-lubricating skis, and discover what stringent tests he performed before realizing the finished product.nA chemical engineer, Styring has devoted much of his working life to designing....

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Self-Made 3D Scanner

by Jan Koeper
Self-Made 3D Scanner
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 655 views
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Pupils of Wilhelm Raabe School in Hanover....

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Fish 00:07:00

Soft Robotics

by Carina Fish
Soft Robotics
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 837 views
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Harvard student Carina Fish explains her research on soft robotics in the lab of Professor George Whitesides during summer 2010. Morehouse student Adam Johnson lends a helping hand

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Stronger Materials

by Dustin Gerrard
Stronger Materials
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 781 views
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Brigham Young University student Dustin Gerrard explains his research in materials science during Summer 2010 at Harvard University in the laboratory of David Weitz under the direction of Sujit Datta.

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Tantalum

by Bill Hammack
Tantalum
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 701 views
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With his hammer Bill cracks up a cell phone to expose how our electronic gadgets rely on the mineral tantalum - mined as Coltan.

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The Cell Phone

by Bill Hammack
The Cell Phone
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 760 views
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Bill invades a cell phone store to show that the design of a mobile isn't arbritary. Engineers uses seven basic principles to create a useful phone.

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The Changing Shapes of Engineering

by Hal Evans
The Changing Shapes of Engineering
for 11-14 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 3 years ago | 1353 views
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*****  Winner!  *****

Hal has been awarded the 2014 Geoset HighSchool Award for this excellent presentation about how non-circular shapes can have a very useful set of rotational properties.

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The digital media landscape

by Steve Mack
The digital media landscape
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 664 views
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Short presentation about digital media world

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The Geiger Counter

by Bill Hammack
The Geiger Counter
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 707 views
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Bill sings a song - with help from Doris Day - about the geiger counter. He shows that scientist Hans Geiger became an engineer when he designed the counter as a tool to make his life easier.

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Hammack bulb 00:05:00

The Light Bulb

by Bill Hammack
The Light Bulb
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 669 views
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Bill reads from his book of fairy tales. He tells the story of the engineering of a light bulb, focusing on the materials breakthrough needed to make the filament.

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Bubbles - Zimmerman 00:02:00

The Microbubble Generator

by William Zimmerman
The Microbubble Generator
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 5506 views
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Does exactly what it says on the tin!

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The Rev Stirling 00:11:00

The Rev. Stirling and heat engines

by Roy Darlington
The Rev. Stirling and heat engines
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 468 views
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Roy Darlington explains the attractions of the remarkably simple Stirling engine

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