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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 | 4 years ago | 625 views
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Roy Darlington explains the attractions of the remarkably simple Stirling engine

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00:08:00

Self-Made 3D Scanner

by Jan Koeper
Self-Made 3D Scanner
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 917 views
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Pupils of Wilhelm Raabe School in Hanover....

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00:17:00

Battery Research

by Annadanesh Shellikeri
Battery Research
for 18-22 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1704 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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00:05:00

The Changing Shapes of Engineering

by Hal Evans
The Changing Shapes of Engineering
for 11-14 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1804 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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00:09:00

The digital media landscape

by Steve Mack
The digital media landscape
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 828 views
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Short presentation about digital media world

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00:12:00

Web Design. Proximity Principle

by David Pico Vila
Web Design. Proximity Principle
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 2579 views
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Principles of percepto applied to web design. Proximity principle

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00:11:00

Web Design. Similarity Principle

by David Pico Vila
Web Design. Similarity Principle
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 2525 views
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Principles of percepto applied to web design. Similarity principle

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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 | 5 years ago | 577 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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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 | 5 years ago | 2354 views
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How do we choose the right materials for tall buildings?

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00:05:00

3D Printing

by Philip Schlenoff
3D Printing
for All ages,
Arts presentations | All ages | 6 years ago | 1480 views
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Phil Schlenoff gives a short introduction to the world of 3D printing.

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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 | 6 years ago | 936 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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00:04:00

Magnetic Gears

by Frazer Bye
Magnetic Gears
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 4614 views
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How magnetic gears work. Magnomatics - a University of Sheffield spin-off

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00:03:00

Measuring the strain

by Rachel Tomlinson
Measuring the strain
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1334 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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00:02:00

The Microbubble Generator

by William Zimmerman
The Microbubble Generator
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 7531 views
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Does exactly what it says on the tin!

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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 | 6 years ago | 2439 views
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00:04:00

Engineers without borders

by Various Presenters
Engineers without borders
for 18-22 and upwards,
Careers | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1216 views
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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 | 6 years ago | 974 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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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 | 6 years ago | 2527 views
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Using building information modelling (BIM) in the construction industry

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00:03:00

Stronger Materials

by Dustin Gerrard
Stronger Materials
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1024 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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00:07:00

Soft Robotics

by Carina Fish
Soft Robotics
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1108 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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00:05:00

Bubbles

by Beth Ann Lopez
Bubbles
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1221 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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00:04:00

Holographic Microscopy

by Katrina Nyberg
Holographic Microscopy
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1342 views
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00:03:00

Recycled streets

by Dept of Civil Engineering UoS
Recycled streets
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1173 views
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Developing an energy efficient concrete to reduce road repairs

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00:04:00

Photocopier

by Bill Hammack
Photocopier
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 3604 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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00:05:00

The Light Bulb

by Bill Hammack
The Light Bulb
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 5233 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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00:03:00

Copper – The Miracle Metal

by Bill Hammack
Copper – The Miracle Metal
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1125 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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00:06:00

Concrete

by Bill Hammack
Concrete
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1209 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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00:03:00

The Geiger Counter

by Bill Hammack
The Geiger Counter
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 906 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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00:03:00

The Cell Phone

by Bill Hammack
The Cell Phone
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 957 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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00:03:00

Tantalum

by Bill Hammack
Tantalum
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 913 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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00:03:00

Why a Chair?

by Bill Hammack
Why a Chair?
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1092 views
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Bill asks the question 'Why a chair?' ... the answer reveals the human aspects of engineering design.

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00:03:00

Garbage – Rubbish?

by Bill Hammack
Garbage – Rubbish?
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 908 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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00:03:00

Matches

by Bill Hammack
Matches
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 875 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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00:02:00

Golf Balls

by Bill Hammack
Golf Balls
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 945 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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00:03:00

Plasma

by Bill Hammack
Plasma
for 5-7 year olds,
Lectures | 5-7 year olds | 8 years ago | 1221 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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00:03:00

The Transistor

by Bill Hammack
The Transistor
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 864 views
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Bill examines the first transistor ever built. He explains how it works, and its impact on our world today. And, also, he even tests it out!

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00:03:00

The Thermostat – Why does it look like it does?

by Bill Hammack
The Thermostat – Why does it look like it does?
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1086 views
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Armed with a pair of wire cutters Bill shows how a common thermostat reveals how good industrial designers keep track of the dimensions of a human being.

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00:05:00

The Transistor 2

by Bill Hammack
The Transistor 2
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 845 views
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Bill shows how a transistor works by examing a replica of the first one ever build: The Bardeen-Brattain point contact transistor.

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00:03:00

IBM Selectric Typewriter

by Bill Hammack
IBM Selectric Typewriter
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 2482 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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00:02:00

Aluminium drinks can tab

by Bill Hammack
Aluminium drinks can tab
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1304 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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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 | 8 years ago | 2190 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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00:04:00

Quartz Watch

by Bill Hammack
Quartz Watch
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 910 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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00:02:00

The Whiffletree

by Bill Hammack
The Whiffletree
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1593 views
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Bill describes how a whiffletree was used in early calculating devices to do mechanical digital to analog conversion. He shows briefly the device used in an IBM Selectric Typewriter.

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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 | 8 years ago | 1029 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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00:11:00

Aeronautical Engineering

by Lorne Hiller
Aeronautical Engineering
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 6574 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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01:00:00

Plastic Electronics.

by Donald Bradley
Plastic Electronics.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 889 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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01:02:00

Geoengineering: a brave new world?

by Various Presenters
Geoengineering: a brave new world?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 959 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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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 | 9 years ago | 717 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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