Learn Through Videos: Engineering

This is a collection of links to educational videos related to engineers, inventors, engineering and technology, which are made for a general audience. The videos listed in this collection cover a variety of topics in engineering and technology. They explore the engineering feats accomplished by some of the great civilizations in history; tell the history of electronic digital computers; look at how engineers and designers use historic inventions and clues from the natural world in ingenious ways to develop new buildings and machines; deal with industrial design, product design, and our relationship with the manufactured objects that surround us; and explore the scientific breakthroughs and future technologies that will transform our lives.

A Science Odyssey - Bigger, Better, Faster
This program tells the hidden stories behind the major technological innovations of the past hundred years, such as the airplane, automobile, synthetic materials, radio, and the Internet.

Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections 3
This is a documentary series presented by Richard Hammond, looking at the connections behind the greatest feats of engineering.

James Burke's Connections III
This is a ten-part documentary series presented by science historian James Burke in 1997, which takes an interdisciplinary approach to the history of science and invention.

Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity
This is a three part BBC documentary series presented by Jim Al-Khalili, telling the story of our quest to master nature's most mysterious force - electricity.

Electric Dreams
This is a BBC documentary series narrated by Robert Llewellyn, exploring how technology has transformed our homes and what it has done to our families.

This film covers topics:Earth's Magnetic Field; Magnetism and Electron Flow; Domain Theory; The Motor Principle; Electromagnetic Induction; Life in the Field.

Magnets (Modern Marvels)
This film reveals the essential role magnets play in today's society - from powering high-speed trains and theme-park rides to generating electricity and creating mechanical power.

Nikola Tesla
This contains documentary films telling the story of a genius - the enigmatic Nikola Tesla - and other web documents eBooks related to him.

The Missing Secrets of Nikola Tesla
Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) was an inventor and a mechanical and electrical engineer. He is frequently cited as one of the most important contributors to the birth of commercial electricity.

George Westinghouse
This is a documentary about the life and times of George Westinghouse, his companies, legacy, personality, partnership with Nikola Tesla, and conflict with Thomas Edison.

Thomas Alva Edison
Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world.

The Inventing Machine: Thomas Edison
Edison is credited for contributing to various inventions, including the phonograph, the kinetoscope, the dictaphone, radio, the electric lamp, the autographic printer, and the tattoo machine.

Radar and Its Applications
Radar is an object detection system which uses radio waves to determine the range, altitude, direction, or speed of objects.

The Age of Big Data
Horizon meets the people at the forefront of the data revolution, and reveals the possibilities and the promise of the age of big data.

Smartest Machine on Earth
"Watson," an IBM computing system, is gearing up for a first-of-its-kind challenge - taking on human contestants on the game show Jeopardy!

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