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ENGINEERING VIDEOS

  • Crash Through Steel show

    Crash Through Steel

    Richard and Jonny demonstrate the power of water by waterskiing barefoot and watching a water-propelled machine cut through steel.

    (03:26)
  • Perfect Weapon: Skull Smashers show

    Perfect Weapon: Skull Smashers

    Discover how weapons have been used to smash skulls for centuries in Skull Smashers.

    (01:41)
  • Green Issues show

    Green Issues

    Climate experts continue to examine what effect each rise of 1ºC could have on the world.

    (01:17)
  • Planet Mechanics show

    Planet Mechanics

    (02:15)
  • Airplane to Air Force show

    Airplane to Air Force

    A fascinating look at the evolution of aerial combat from fighter tactics to the use of the plane as an 'eye in the sky'.

    (01:15)
  • Jet show

    Jet

    The jet engine led to revolutionary changes in aerial combat but huge risks were taken by designers, pilots and air crews in...

    (00:52)
  • Age of Stealth show

    Age of Stealth

    We go under the radar of the F-22 Raptor, the world's latest war plane, which can break the sound barrier and is almost...

    (01:23)
  • Rolex Awards 2008 show

    Rolex Awards 2008

    The Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Elsa Zaldivar show

    Elsa Zaldivar

    Elsa Zaldívar - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Talal Akasheh show

    Talal Akasheh

    Talal Akasheh - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Tim Bauer show

    Tim Bauer

    Tim Bauer - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge show

    The Akashi Kaikyo Bridge

    The world’s longest suspension bridge is designed to withstand typhoons, tsunamis and earthquakes.

    (01:58)
  • Subway Problem Solving show

    Subway Problem Solving

    Digging tunnels under iconic Big Ben is risky business.

    (02:53)
  • Subway Cars show

    Subway Cars

    How do workers place new carriages underground on tracks?

    (03:05)
  • Cross Rail Station show

    Cross Rail Station

    How do workers anchor down Canary Wharf station when it’s built in water?

    (02:48)
  • Canal Intro show

    Canal Intro

    The Panama Canal has changed the face of global trade.

    (03:02)
  • Canal Construction show

    Canal Construction

    Builders are constructing a new, mega-lock for the canal.

    (02:55)
  • Flying High show

    Flying High

    Our very own investigative engineering expert Sean Riley literally scrambles his brain in an air-pressure experiment that...

    (01:59)
  • Deep Sea Thruster show

    Deep Sea Thruster

    A giant ocean rig needs a new power plant. This dangerous job needs to be done now or she’s dead in the water.

    (00:43)
  • Fantastic Voyage show

    Fantastic Voyage

    Revealing yet more marvels of modern construction, our investigative engineer Sean Riley explores the insides of a leviathan;...

    (01:52)