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Hammack thermostat 00:03:00

The Thermostat – Why does it look like it does?

by Bill Hammack
The Thermostat – Why does it look like it does?
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 631 views
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Armed with a pair of wire cutters Bill shows how a common thermostat reveals how good industrial designers keep track of the dimensions of a human being.

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Hammack transistor 00:03:00

The Transistor

by Bill Hammack
The Transistor
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 606 views
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Bill examines the first transistor ever built. He explains how it works, and its impact on our world today. And, also, he even tests it out!

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Hammack tansistor 2 00:05:00

The Transistor 2

by Bill Hammack
The Transistor 2
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 629 views
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Bill shows how a transistor works by examing a replica of the first one ever build: The Bardeen-Brattain point contact transistor.

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Hammack Whiffletree 00:02:00

The Whiffletree

by Bill Hammack
The Whiffletree
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 966 views
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Bill describes how a whiffletree was used in early calculating devices to do mechanical digital to analog conversion. He shows briefly the device used in an IBM Selectric Typewriter.

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Web design - proximity - David Vila 00:12:00

Web Design. Proximity Principle

by David Pico Vila
Web Design. Proximity Principle
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 1699 views
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Principles of percepto applied to web design. Proximity principle

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Web similarity - Jose Vila - UPV 00:11:00

Web Design. Similarity Principle

by David Pico Vila
Web Design. Similarity Principle
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 1733 views
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Principles of percepto applied to web design. Similarity principle

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Mair 01:02:00

What’s going on Underground? Tunnelling into the Future

by Robert Mair
What’s going on Underground? Tunnelling into the Future
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 626 views
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Urban congestion is a serious problem in many cities, so the creation of underground space and in particular the development of underground transport is environmentally essential. How can tunnels be built in ground sometimes as soft as toothpaste? Wh....

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Hammack chair 00:03:00

Why a Chair?

by Bill Hammack
Why a Chair?
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 751 views
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Bill asks the question 'Why a chair?' ... the answer reveals the human aspects of engineering design.

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