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Do-it-yourself engineering [electronic resource] / The Teaching Company ; professor Stephen Ressler, United States Military Academy at West Point.

Ressler, Stephen J., (instructor.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 720 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 1 Why DIY Engineering? Episode 2 Exploring the Science of Structure Episode 3 Design and Build a Cardboard Tower Episode 4 Bridging with Beams Episode 5 Make a Suspension Bridge Episode 6 Design a Concrete Sailboat Episode 7 Set Sail! Episode 8 Make a Radio-Controlled Blimp Episode 9 Exploring Aerodynamics Episode 10 Build a Model Airplane Episode 11 Take Flight! Episode 12 Build a Model Helicopter Episode 13 This Is Rocket Science Episode 14 Build a Rocket Episode 15 Make an Electric Launch Controller Episode 16 Let's Do Launch! Episode 17 A Tale of Three Catapults Episode 18 Build a Ballista, Onager, and Trebuchet Episode 19 Design a Hydraulic Arm Episode 20 Make a Water Turbine Episode 21 Design a Gear Train Episode 22 Make a Mechanical Clock Episode 23 Design a Motor-Powered Crane Episode 24 Creative Design.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Presenter, Stephen Ressler.
Summary, etc.:
Taught by Professor Stephen Ressler of West Point, this course conducts you through 17 thrilling engineering projects that you can build at home - from a suspension bridge across a small stream to a low-altitude sounding rocket. Dr. Ressler walks you through the entire process, from design to build to test, showing you how to think like an engineer in approaching any problem.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Engineering.
Design and technology.
Engineering > Experiments.
Scientific recreations.

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