Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Engineering and Manufacturing


A Song of Fire and Safety

A Song of Fire and Safety

When it comes to fire safety in the workplace, we might be tempted to think that it's not our concern, or that there's plenty of other things to worry about—until it's too late. However, it's everyone's responsibility to prevent fires. That...Show More
Acceleration

Acceleration

In this episode, we introduce students to the concept that acceleration is a measure of how quickly something changes its speed. We join James Bond as he falls out of an aeroplane without a paracute, splash into the water at 50.4 km/hr with...Show More
Angle Grinder

Angle Grinder

Competency to operate is vital when using any power tool. This snippet outlines the key safety factors you should know before operating an angle grinder, and during operation.
Applications of Scalar and Vector Quantities

Applications of Scalar and Vector Quantities

Calculating scalar and vector quantities is vital to understanding collisions. Using tennis court action, this clip examines various quantities including initial and final velocity, displacement, acceleration and time. A number of clearly worked...Show More
Back Protection

Back Protection

Back injuries are among the most debilitating and life-changing injuries a person can sustain. This video covers the proper use of back braces, as well as a couple ways not to use them. You'll also find out how to protect your back without any...Show More
Building Bridges: The Physics of Construction

Building Bridges: The Physics of Construction

This program explores how bridges are made, with a focus on the physics used in design and construction. The elements of bridge building are explored step by step, from conception to completion - including factors such as materials used and how...Show More
Choosing Sustainable Materials

Choosing Sustainable Materials

Consumer pressure and new legislation mean designers and architects are increasingly being asked to use materials from a sustainable source. We talk to one of the world's leading architects who shows us around the UK's first zero carbon housing...Show More
Circuits

Circuits

This programme presents both the theory of electric circuits and basic practical methods of managing circuits safely. The benefits and dangers of ground circuits are illustrated, together with safety devices such as fuses and ground fault...Show More
Circular Saw

Circular Saw

Competency to operate is vital when using any power tool. This snippet outlines the key safety factors you should know before operating a circular saw, and during operation.
Communications

Communications

This video explores the concepts and technology behind fibre-optic communication, including photonics; analogue and digital signals and their processing; analogue to digital conversion (and vice versa); transmission rates, manner, degradation;...Show More
Conveyor Belt Safety

Conveyor Belt Safety

Conveyor belts can be hazardous due to the many moving parts they are made up of. The task of placing items on the conveyor and removing them can also be hazardous if good manual handling practices are not followed. This safety training video...Show More
Corrosion Chemistry

Corrosion Chemistry

This programme is designed to help students understand the chemistry in corrosion. The enigmatic presenter takes the viewer on an informative journey examining such issues as what causes corrosion, necessary conditions for corrosion to occur,...Show More
Covalent Bonding

Covalent Bonding

In this episode, we look at hot the atoms of non-metals bond together with covalent bonds to form molecules, introduce electron dot diagrams and structural formulae, explain how the electron configuration of an atom affects the number of bonds it...Show More
Cutting Metal: Methods Used During Manufacturing of Products

Cutting Metal: Methods Used During Manufacturing of Products

This programme considers a wide range of methods currently in use in industry. The following processes are featured and include some excellent footage of these processes together with relevant explanations: * CNC Oxy cutting * Circular saw * CNC...Show More
DC Motors

DC Motors

Using 3D animation, 'DC Motors' explains the link between electricity and magnetism and how the two can combine to produce movement, the principles of the electric motor, and how useful motion can be achieved
Design and the Environment

Design and the Environment

The way in which products are made and the effects of the manufacturing process on the environment around them are fast becoming the most important considerations when a product or service is designed. A range of factors including global...Show More
Design for Different Needs

Design for Different Needs

This program is aimed at the continuing changes in the designing and manufacturing world. New material and manufacturing processes are influencing what products we buy and how we use them. The use of robotics in manufacturing now allows more...Show More
Design for Sustainability

Design for Sustainability

Sustainable design is the art of designing physical objects to comply with the principles of economic, social and ecological sustainability. It ranges from the microcosm of designing small objects for everyday use, through to the macrocosm of...Show More
Design: A Team Approach

Design: A Team Approach

We often think of design as a solo process, with one visionary chipping away at a project to create a masterpiece, but usually reality couldn't be further from the truth. Design projects often require a group effort with each team member...Show More
Design: All about Colour

Design: All about Colour

Colour has the ability to inspire our emotions and influence our moods like nothing else. It is a powerful tool in interior design and fashion, and is an integral component of design concepts. In this quality programme, we follow Interior...Show More
Design: The Elements

Design: The Elements

The elements of design are the components that are used to create a complete design. This interesting programme presents a basic overview of the elements of design including: line - vertical, horizontal, diagonal and curved; shape - symmetrical...Show More
Design: The Principles

Design: The Principles

A lively, entertaining, quickly-paced video narrated by an award-winning actress! Take your students on a whirlwind tour of the natural world, the fashion world, ancient times, modern past-times, interiors, exteriors, and everything in between...Show More
Designer Case Studies: Architecture, Crafts and Industrial Design

Designer Case Studies: Architecture, Crafts and Industrial Design

Broken into three distinct sections – Architectural Design, Craft Design, and Industrial Design – this programme explores the work of three vastly different designers. In ‘Architectural Design’ we talk to Aaron Wallis and Wade Trevaen...Show More
Designers at Work

Designers at Work

Design is a fundamental way in which we express ourselves. And the designer is involved in every stage of the process, from the initial idea, to production and testing, and to eventual use. A perfect resource for design and engineering audiences...Show More
Designing a Chair: Sitting Pretty

Designing a Chair: Sitting Pretty

Featuring 2 contrasting designers, the programme looks at all aspects of the design process from the brief through to the evaluation of the final product by the client.