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Designing a safe roller coaster
Designing a safe roller coaster

Duration: 03:24

Mechanical engineer Greg Bryant explains the important issues to be considered when designing a roller coaster. Safety and comfort must be considered while maintaining the thrill of the ride.

 
Engineering a Formula 1 racing car
Engineering a Formula 1 racing car

Duration: 03:52

Formula 1 teams must redesign their cars every season to meet the latest regulations. Engineers explain some of the innovations going into the latest cars – including the KERS system.

 
How does a hover lawnmower work?
How does a hover lawnmower work?

Duration: 03:39

An engineer shows us the key components of a hover lawnmower and explains how it works.

 
How does a loudspeaker work?
How does a loudspeaker work?

Duration: 03:43

Engineers show us the key components in a loudspeaker and explain how it works.

 
How does an electric shaver work?
How does an electric shaver work?

Duration: 03:57

The electric shaver has come a long way since its invention in 1931. How do the newest shavers work?

 
Innovative water features in urban design
Innovative water features in urban design

Duration: 04:34

Designers explain how they have combined fire and water in a new fountain display at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas.

 
The synchrotron: the world's biggest microscope
The synchrotron: the world's biggest microscope

Duration: 06:14

At the size of five football pitches, the world's biggest microscope produces X-rays which are 100 million times brighter than the Sun.

 
Using the synchrotron: the world's biggest microscope
Using the synchrotron: the world's biggest microscope

Duration: 05:58

Engineers are using X-rays from the world's biggest microscope, the synchrotron, to look deep into metals to help Rolls-Royce produce more efficient and reliable aero engines.

 

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