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Everyday engineering: understanding the marvels of daily life [electronic resource] / Professor Stephen Ressler.

Ressler, Stephen J., instructor. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (36 video files (ca. 1080 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2015.

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Formatted Contents Note: Episode 23 Satellites and Satellite Communications Episode 11 Power Generation from Coal Episode 33 Tunnel Engineering Episode 3 Three Structural Systems for Load Bearing Episode 7 Dam, Reservoir, and Aqueduct Design Episode 13 Renewable Sources of Electricity Episode 14 Electrical Power Transmission: The Grid Episode 2 Your House as an Engineered System Episode 12 Oil, Gas, and Nuclear Power Episode 27 Torque, Power, and Transmission Episode 32 Everyday Bridges Episode 5 The Building Envelope Episode 15 Electrical Power Distribution Episode 28 The Drivetrain Episode 35 Solid Waste Disposal and Recycling Episode 4 Platform-Framed Housing Construction Episode 21 The Global Telecommunications Network Episode 25 User-Centered Design Episode 29 Suspension, Steering, and Braking Episode 20 The Plain Old Telephone Service Episode 6 Site Design and Storm Runoff Episode 36 The Future: Engineering for Sustainability Episode 8 Water Treatment and Distribution Episode 16 Everyday Thermodynamics: Refrigeration Episode 22 Cellular Phone Technology Episode 24 Simple Machines around the House Episode 31 Traffic Engineering Episode 18 Home Energy Efficiency Episode 9 Wastewater Disposal and Treatment Episode 10 Fossil Fuels: Coal, Oil, and Natural Gas Episode 17 Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning Episode 26 The Internal Combustion Engine Episode 19 Passive Solar and Net-Zero-Energy Homes Episode 30 Highway Engineering Episode 34 The Railroad Episode 1 Engineering and Technology in Your World.
Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Presenter, Stephen Ressler, United States Military Academy at West Point.
Summary, etc.: Everyday Engineering: Understanding the Marvels of Daily Life is an indispensable guide to the way things work in the world around you. Conducting this eye-opening tour is Professor Stephen Ressler of the United States Military Academy at West Point, an award-winning civil engineer and a nationally honored leader in engineering education.
Target Audience Note: Rated TVPG.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Engineering.
Technology.

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