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