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Engineering At The Cutting Edge (2004) [tvrip(DivX)] "DW Staff Approved"
The series is presented by Ed McCann, a visiting lecturer in civil engineering design at Imperial College, London. It aims to inspire and excite young people with the best of British engineering.
Students will be inspired and excited by the best of cutting edge engineering.
Demonstrating a broad range of engineering applications, this series focuses on the engineers themselves - who they are, what they do and how they think.
Each program addresses a question at the heart of modern engineering:
Why build things in new ways when the existing methods continue to work?
Can engineers match the abilities of the human body?
How can engineers repair some of the environmental damage that their products have in part caused?
The Great Millennium Gamble
The Millennium Bridge in London and the Falkirk Wheel in Scotland are two amazing structures that presented unique challenges for their designers.
Revolution On The Road
Two students design and construct the car of their dreams, and the engineering challenge of creating more sustainable transport solutions is explored.
Meet the engineers responsible for improving performance on the football field and athletics track, and learn how engineering can play a role in sport.
Blackpool's 'Big One' is the biggest, fastest rollercoaster in Britain. This program meets the engineers whose job is to scare the life out of people.
This episode follows two people as they have new limbs fitted, and sees how they adjust to the changes it brings to their lives.
4 Ventures Limited 2004
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Typical technical info on one episode is
Time 24 minutes
Resolution 720 x 576
frame rate 25/s
Bitrate 128 kbps
Sample Rate 48000 Hz
Data Rate 1310 kbps
Size 230 MB
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