Engineering Construction & infrastructure

Top Engineering Videos – Practical Engineering

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Practical Engineering comes with the tagline "Deciphering Our Constructed World" and is one of the best channels out there at understanding the infrastructure and the human-made world around us. The channel is run by Grady Hillhouse, an American YouTuber and civil engineer living in Texas. Grady has...

Drone superhighways and airports are coming – let’s make sure they don’t make life miserable

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Within just two years, the UK could be home to the planet’s biggest drone superhighway thanks to the plans of a group of technology companies. It sounds like something out of a science fiction movie, but it’s just one of a number of projects in the pipeline as...

New sprinkler research helps fight slow growing fires

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New research, co-authored but Born to Engineers 'Yusuf Muhammad', has show that traditional fire sprinklers become less effective at saving lives the slower the fire burns. The research looked at the problem of slow burning fires, these often take longer to trigger a traditional sprinkler because of the...

Heatwave – What science says about the best ways to cool down

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What science says about the best ways to cool down We spend most of the year complaining that Britain is too cold and wet but gripe with just as much enthusiasm about the heat. Although moaning about the weather is satisfying, it’s better to take action and cool yourself...

Top Engineering Videos – Dan Gelbart

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Dan Gelbart Youtube channel is a little known Engineering gem on Youtube that has acquired a cult following among machinists. Dan is best known for his 18 part video series on how to he uses and modifies his favourite shop tools which were posted in 2013 which...

Engineering Questions – How to Effectively Manage Construction Waste?

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Material waste and debris created during the construction, demolition, or renovation of roads, bridges, and buildings are known as Construction and Demolition (C&D) waste. While the industry continues to develop technological solutions to enhance productivity and work efficiency, construction waste reduction is often side-lined. According to The Brainy...