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Engineering and Related Technologies


Engineering: Transforming Lives with Prosthetics

Engineering: Transforming Lives with Prosthetics

Scientists and engineers have made great strides in recent years with prosthetics and orthotics. In this programme we discuss how designers are striving to simulate the anatomy and physiology of missing limbs. Though some prosthetics are simple...Show More
Safe Work Practices in Welding

Safe Work Practices in Welding

This video will assist students in identifying the work-specific hazards associated with welding including electrical safety, light and heat, confined spaces, manual handling, and metal fumes and gases. Units of Competency: CPCPCM2043A - Carry...Show More
Using Power Tools Safely

Using Power Tools Safely

This video presents the potential hazards and the correct use of, angle grinders, jack-hammers, circular saws, and power drills. Using examples and commentary from a Master Builder, a practical guide of how to use each power tool is demonstrated...Show More
WHS in Electrical Trades

WHS in Electrical Trades

This video looks at the risks of working with electricity, recognising where hazards may come from and how the hazards can be identified. We examine the factors that should be considered when undertaking a risk assessment such as work practices,...Show More
21 Ada Street: Sustainable House Documentary

21 Ada Street: Sustainable House Documentary

The 21 Ada Street Sustainable House Documentary is a comprehensive audio/visual record of the development of a sustainable house in Adelaide, showcasing details of the methodology and products of sustainable building practices. The documentary...Show More
Commercial Printing Processes

Commercial Printing Processes

This is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the techniques and business of commercial printing. It looks at covering, binding, finishing, and how to create work that satisfies the client's commercial and aesthetic needs.
Tool Maintenance in the Workshop

Tool Maintenance in the Workshop

This programme sets out in clear, linear fashion how to take care of hand tools and how to maintain their efficiency. Addressing one tool at a time, the program includes demonstrations of sharpening a chisel, a plane, a cross-cut saw, a ripsaw,...Show More
Sound in The Studio: Physics at Work in a Recording Studio

Sound in The Studio: Physics at Work in a Recording Studio

This program looks at how physics of sound is applied in a real sound recording studio. It is a unique window into the world of the music industry through the eyes of physics. There are many aspects to the physics of sound that a recording...Show More
Electricity Distribution: Network, Line Loss and Transformers

Electricity Distribution: Network, Line Loss and Transformers

This program looks at how electricity is distributed from power stations to the end user. We look at: - Line loss. - Transformers: how they reduce line loss. - The high voltage network. - Connecting the user. - The purchasing of power.
Simple Machines - Senior

Simple Machines - Senior

Machines change force and distance but the work done is constant. We look at machines from the perspective of W=FD including: * Inclined Planes * Pulleys * Levers * Gears as circular levers, belt pulleys * Hydraulic pistons.