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ENGINEERING VIDEOS

  • Petra: Water in the Desert show

    Petra: Water in the Desert

    Discover how the Nabutian builders of Petra transported water through the scorching desert using terracotta pipes, and ingeniou...

    (02:59)
  • Machu Picchu show

    Machu Picchu

    600 years of torrential rains and landslides have done little to diminish the awesome sight of Machu Picchu. Find out how it wa...

    (00:55)
  • Machu Picchu: Battling Gravity show

    Machu Picchu: Battling Gravity

    Perched high above a mountain ridge, Machu Picchu architects face a constant battle with gravity – discover how the engineers...

    (03:00)
  • Flying High show

    Flying High

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

    (01:59)
  • Fantastic Voyage show

    Fantastic Voyage

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

    (01:52)
  • An interview with Hugh Whitworth show

    An interview with Hugh Whitworth

    Series Producer, Hugh Whitworth, talks about making Britain's Greatest Machines.

    (03:11)
  • Prototyping show

    Prototyping

    2000 prototypes are made each year. Some products take up to two years to develop.

    (02:59)
  • Fireproof show

    Fireproof

    How do Ikea know their furniture is made of fire-resistant materials? They set fire to it, of course!

    (02:55)
  • Extreme show

    Extreme

    Louder, larger, and with sharper design, the Lamborghini will always be the "bad boy" of the super-sports-car.

    (00:04)
  • Custom Built show

    Custom Built

    Every car on the line is custom built to a customer's specific order. It takes 12 hours to make just one engine.

    (03:07)
  • Porsche City show

    Porsche City

    Look inside the factory that builds about 40 Porsche Boxters and 110 Porsche 911s, each day.

    (02:26)
  • 117 stations show

    117 stations

    At station 18, the assembly areas' only robot installs the windshield and works entirely in the dark.

    (02:56)
  • Luxury show

    Luxury

    Current owners BMW have revived the “Double R” motorcar brand with a transfusion of high technology.

    (03:00)
  • Road Dip show

    Road Dip

    A cross between a carwash and a carnival ride submerges the car into a series of 7 chemical baths.

    (02:52)
  • The Coachline show

    The Coachline

    No machines or robots to paint the signature coachline! This finishing touch is entirely hand painted... by one man!

    (02:53)
  • Steel Skeleton show

    Steel Skeleton

    Every weld of every car must be perfect. The welders average six years of experience. Temperature is key.

    (02:54)
  • In the beginning show

    In the beginning

    The subway system has been part of the New York City landscape since 1904 and has played a critical role in NYC.

    (02:28)
  • The Longest Subway Journey show

    The Longest Subway Journey

    Welded in Brazil, assembled in New York. Discover how this engineering marvel is built.

    (01:09)
  • From Subway to SubAqua show

    From Subway to SubAqua

    Almost 50 of the cities retired subway cars are now home to millions of fish!

    (01:00)
  • Monster Engine show

    Monster Engine

    It took engineers five years to design the Bugatti’s new and monstrous 16-cylinder engine. See how the engine is built by hand.

    (03:17)