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General Engineering

ENGINEERING DISASTERS. NEW ORLEANS 2006.
50 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Modern marvels. Reveals the devastating destruction in New Orleans triggered by Hurricane Katrina. Shows three engineering failures of that disaster: the collapsing of the levees, the ripping off of part of the roof of the Superdome, and tremendous damage to the Interstate-10 bridge. Architects and engineering experts examine the causes of those engineering disasters during Hurricane Katrina, look at possible solutions, and discuss the future prospects of New Orleans.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General HV 636 2005 .U6 E645 2006.

NATURE'S ENGINEERS 2008.
50 min. Originally produced in 2004 as a segment of: Modern marvels. Naturalists examine the remarkable creations constructed by industrious animals such as beavers, termites, birds, and spiders.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General QL 756 .N388 2008.

BIOMIMICRY: LEARNING FROM NATURE 2002.
2 videocassettes (44 min. each) Based on the book Biomimicry: innovation inspired by nature, by Janine Benyus. Originally broadcast as a segment of: The nature of things. "Biomimicry is a new science that studies nature's best ideas and then imitates these designs and processes to solve human problems ... Part 1 explores using natural processes as the model for agriculture and business ... Part 2 examines advance sin materials and medicine based on research into natural processes"--Container.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk T173.8 .B56 2002 pt.1 and pt. 2

MORE ENGINEERING DISASTERS [2005]
50 min. Originally broadcast in 1999 as a segment of: Modern marvels. Examines some of the largest engineering disasters including early rocket catastrophes, the tragic flaw of the famous Liberty Ships of WWII, the Stockholm and Andrea Doria collision, the Los Angeles Aqueduct tradegy, the history of the Hartford Civic Center, and the details of the Niagara power fiasco. Successes & failures -- The rockets -- The Chauchat 1917 -- Naval disasters -- Structural failures -- Dams & power plant failures.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TA 19 .M674 2005.

EXTREME ENGINEERING. COLLECTION ONE 2007.
2 videodiscs (348 min.) Originally broadcast as episodes of the television series on the Discovery Channel in 2003 and 2004. Unveils some of the most ambitious architectural plans of our times. Some are theoretical; others are in the works. But all of these modern marvels pose challenges that stretch the definition of what is possible. Watch as jaw-dropping computer animation and first-hand accounts from builders, designers and engineers breathe life into the most extreme construction projects ever conceived. Disc 1. Widening the Panama Canal (43 min.) -- Boston's big dig (43 min.) -- Building Hong Kong's airport (44 min.) -- Tunneling under the Alps (43 min.); Disc 2. Iceland tunnels (44 min.) -- Container ships (43 min.) -- Oakland Bay Bridge (44 min.) -- Venice flood gates (44 min.)
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TA 148 .E987 2007.

EXTREME ENGINEERING. COLLECTION TWO 2009.
2 videodiscs (348 min.) Originally broadcast as episodes of the television series on the Discovery Channel in 2003, 2004 and 2006. Unveils some of the most ambitious architectural plans of our times. Some are theoretical; others are in the works. But all of these modern marvels pose challenges that stretch the definition of what is possible. Watch as jaw-dropping computer animation and first-hand accounts from builders, designers and engineers breathe life into the most extreme construction projects ever conceived. Disc 1. Bridging the Bering Strait (43 min.) -- Tokyo's sky city (44 min.) -- Subways in America (43 min.) -- Transatlantic tunnel (44 min.); Disc 2. Turning torso (44 min.) -- Millau viaduct (44 min.) -- Big Easy rebuild (43 min.) -- Biggest warship (43 min.)
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TA 148 .E9872 2009.

EXTREME ENGINEERING. UNDER CONSTRUCTION. SEASON 2, PT. 2 c2007.
2 videodiscs (209 min.) Episodes originally broadcast in 2004 as episodes of the Discovery Channel program: Extreme engineering."Extreme Engineering unveils some of the most ambitious architectural plans of our times. Some are theoretical, others are in the works. But all of these modern marvels pose challenges that stretch the definition of what's possible" --Container. Contents: Disc 1: Episode 6. Cooper River Bridge (53 min.) ; Episode 7. Millau Viaduct (51 min.) Disc 2: Episode 8. Excavators (52 min.) ; Episode 9. Off-shore platforms (53 min.)
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TA 148 .E9873 2007.

ETHICS AND ENGINEERING c1993.
28 min.Ethical issues in professional life ; program 3. Features an interview with Roger Boisjoly, former engineer for Morton Thiokol, Inc. The ethics of whistle blowing pertaining to the Challenger disaster are discussed.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TA 157 .E84 1993.

GILBANE GOLD: A CASE STUDY IN ENGINEERING ETHICS [1989], c1988.
24 min. Produced to stimulate discussion and to promote ethical conduct in the profession, this case study examines a fictional company that is discharging too much lead and arsenic into a local wastewater treatment plant.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TA 157 .G5 1989x.

INCIDENT AT MORALES: AN ENGINEERING ETHICS STORY c2003.
36 min. "Incident at Morales involves a variety of ethical issues faced by a company that wants to quickly build a plant in order to develop a new chemical product to gain a competitive edge over the competition"--P. 7 of study guide.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TA 157 .I53 1003.

THE TRUESTEEL AFFAIR 1984, c1983.
24 min. Dramatizes the conflicting demands a design engineer may face when his employer refuses to correct manufacturing flaws before delivering the product. Failure to report the flaws violates his professional ethics, but blowing the whistle will cost him his job.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TA 157 .T78 1984x.

REVERSE ENGINEERING; 3D CAPTURE 2006.
31 min. Manufacturing insights. Introduces a broad range of applications of reverse engineering, including visualization, documentation, design, analysis and inspection. Covers laser and white light scanners. Industry experts show how 3D digital data is collected, how full size intricate designs can be created from less than 1/2-sized models, how an entire fuselage from a Columbia Aircraft was reverse engineered to verify tooling, and how the rear spoiler was made to fit the Roush Mustang.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TA 168.5 .R494 2006.

INSPIRATIONAL DESIGN 2000.
26 min. The importance of design and use of materials in the production of three items: McLaren sports car, an electric kettle and a spill-proof child's cup.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TA 174 .I45 2000.

TO ENGINEER IS HUMAN c1987.
50 mins. A segment from the British television program: Horizon. Discusses engineering structural design and some historic failures.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TA 174 .T6 1990x.

MATERIAL WORLD c1998.
25 min. Originally broadcast in 1997 as a segment of: Cybernation. Examines the role of computer technology in the design and development of new materials, for everyday items and for highly specialized purposes, and new uses for existing materials. Outlines the evolution of materials engineering.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TK 403.2 .M3 1998.

FUTURE CAR 2007.
2 videodiscs (172 min.) Envisions automobile designs of the future and the incredible technologies to make them happen. Highlights the new ways cars will take shape, as engines are replaced with wheel motors and steel is replaced by nanomaterials. Explores fuels of the future and the incredible computing power inside the cars of 2030. Disc A. The extremes; The body -- Disc B. The fuels ; The brain. Part titles on container and disc: The extreme ; The fuel.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TL 154 .F888 2007.

REVENGE OF THE ELECTRIC CAR 2012.
90 min. By 2006, as many as 5,000 electric cars were destroyed by the major car companies that built them. Today, the electric car is back with a vengeance. Without using a single drop of foreign oil, this new generation of car is America's future: fast, furious, and cleaner than ever. It's not just the next generation of green cars that's on the line, it's the future of the automobile itself.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TL 220 .R484 2012.

ROLL OVER; THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF THE SUV c2002.
60 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of the television program: Frontline. From industrial hauler to America's new station wagon, the SUV has been a spectacular success, both satisfying and reflecting the tastes of the American consumer. Was the rise of the SUV enabled, even encouraged, by Washington regulators with close ties to the industry? And did they overlook serious safety and environmental flaws that continue to haunt the SUV?"—Container label.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TL 230.5 .S66 R655 2002.

Buildings / Construction

SECRETS OF LOST EMPIRES: STONEHENGE 1997.
60 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Nova. Archaeologist Julian Richards, engineer Mark Whitby, Roger Hopkins and a group of volunteers are on a mission to remove, raise, and cap a Stonehenge-like structure armed only with Stone Age tools.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General DA 142 .S4 1997.

SECRETS OF LOST EMPIRES: COLOSSEUM 1997.
60 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Nova. Explores two competing concepts of how the ancient Romans were able to construct a canopy over the Colosseum.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General DG 68.1 .S4 1997 .

SECRETS OF LOST EMPIRES: OBELISK 1997.
60 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Nova. Egyptologist Mark Lehner, stonemason Roger Hopkins and a team of Egyptian workers come together to figure out how Egypt's massive obelisks were erected.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General DT 62 .O2 S4 1997.

SECRETS OF LOST EMPIRES: PYRAMID 1997.
60 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Nova. Egyptologist Mark Lehner, stonemason Roger Hopkins and a team of Egyptian workers replicate the Great Pyramid on a smaller scale while putting some construction theories to work.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General DT 63 .S4 1997.

THE ERIE CANAL 2001.
50 min. Originally broadcast in 2000 as a segment of: Modern marvels. A discussion on the reasons to build the Erie Canal, the building process, the use of the Erie Canal after it was built and its economic effects, improvements made to the Erie Canal over the years, reasons for its decline, and its use today.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General F 127 .E5 E75 2001.

SECRETS OF LOST EMPIRES: INCA 1997.
60 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Nova. Explores how the Incas were able to construct their citadels in the Andes and how they built their suspension bridges out of grass
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General F 3429.3 .A65 S4 1997.

WALT DISNEY WORLD 2006.
90 min. Originally broadcast in 2005 as an episode of: Modern marvels. Takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour of the ingenious technology and incredible engineering feats that went into building Disney World's 27,000 acre complex. Features innovations ranging from a network of underground tunnels connecting the various regions of the park to the space-age propulsion technology called linear synchronous motors. Traces the history of Disney World from Walt Disney's purchase of the Florida land and the building of Magic Kingdom through its ongoing work at the cutting edge of theme park innovation. CONTENTS: Make-believe world -- The Magic Kingdom -- Audio animatronics -- Epcot Center -- Motion-based technology -- Disney Studios -- Lights, motion, action! -- Animal Kingdom -- Living dinosaurs.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General GV 1853.3 .F62 W358 2006.

FUNDAMENTALS OF QUALITY CONCRETE 2005.
17 min. A training program explaining the fundamental properties associated with mixing, testing, placing, finishing, and curing concrete for all types of concrete construction. Describes how the properties affect the quality of the concrete.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TA 439 .F86 2005.

SECRETS OF LOST EMPIRES. II c2000.
5 videocasettes (300 min.) Originally broadcast as 5 segments of: Nova. Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's technology to recreate five ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. Travel around the globe from China to Egypt and take a fresh, "hands-on" look at mankind's greatest cultures and civilizations. [v. 1] Medieval siege -- [v. 2] Pharaoh's obelisk -- [v. 3] Easter Island -- [v. 4] Roman bath -- [v. 5] China bridge.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TA 633 .S42 2000.

THE MYSTERY OF THE MASTER BUILDERS c1988.
58 min., 28 sec. Broadcast over PBS as a segment of: Nova. Modern engineering technology is now being used to perform structural analysis of ancient buildings. This examination of ancient and modern buildings reveals how the interaction of structural and aesthetic considerations have influenced architectural style through the ages.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TA 646 .M9 1988.

WHY THE TOWERS FELL c2002.
56 min. Originally broadcast in 2002 as a segment of: Nova. Examines how and why the World Trade Center towers collapsed on September 11, 2001, with forensic and structural engineers discussing the structure, design and engineering of the buildings. Includes interviews with survivors and rescue personnel who recount the buildings' last moments.
FORMAT = : VHS. LOCATION = General TA 656 .W48 2002.

THE ARCH 2005.
50 min. Originally broadcast as an episode of: Modern marvels. From Roman aqueducts to nanotechnology, see how this simple form literally reshaped history.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TA 660 .A7 A73 2004.

THE TUNNEL OF SAMOS c1995.
30 min. Project mathematics. Tells the story of one of the greatest engineering feats of the ancient world, the digging of a one-kilometer tunnel through limestone in the 6th century B.C.E. The tunnelers began working from both ends and met in the middle.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TA 805 .T8 1995.

HOOVER DAM : [THE MAKING OF A MONUMENT] c1999.
60 min. Originally produced as a segment of the television program: The American Experience. The dramatic story of how an ambitious, hard-driving engineer turned a ragtag army of unemployed into the nation's most celebrated workforce. Archival footage and photographs, including interviews with witnesses and historians.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TC 557.5 .H6 H66 1999.

CHINA'S MEGA DAM 2006.
85 min. The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China is the largest public works project in the history of mankind. Its size, scale and potential are unprecedented in engineering history. Join Discovery Channel cameras - granted exclusive access to the site - as they document the dramatic effect this massive construction project will have on the surrounding countryside. FORMAT
= DVD. LOCATION = General TC 558 .C52 T58 2006.

THREE GORGES; THE BIGGEST DAM IN THE WORLD 2002
53 min. Using interviews and computer simulation, this video provides insight into the complex issues surrounding the Three Gorges project which will dam the Yangtse River.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TC 558 .C52 T588 2002.

GRAND COULEE DAM 2002.
50 min. Originally telecast in 1993 on the History Channel as a segment of: Modern marvels. An historical documentary about the history and construction of the Grand Coulee Dam.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TC 557 .W22 G734 2002.

AMERICA'S HIGHWAYS 1996.
50 min. Originally broadcast in 1995 as a segment of: Modern marvels. Presents the history of American highway construction from the first rock roads to Eisenhower's "national defense highways" system. Historians explore how this 42,000 mile long Interstate Highway System has transformed America.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General. TE 23 .A64 1996.

ROAD CONSTRUCTION AHEAD c1991.
ca. 30 min. Shows how a road is built, from surveying the site to the completed road.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TE 175 .R62 1991.

CONSTRUCTION PHASE SERVICES c1989.
25:11 min. The professional liability loss prevention series for architects and engineers. Examines potential risk to designers during the construction phase of a building project.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TH 438 .C6 1989.

BUILDING A DREAM: A FAMILY AFFAIR c1998.
41 min. Mark Gottlieb describes how he and his mother, Lois Gottlieb, an architect, designed and built a home on a five acre plot of land. Lois Gottlieb describes the construction of the house, detailing the types of construction materials used, problems encountered, and her effort to create an architectural home harmonious to the surrounding environment.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TH4811 .B83 1998.

THE SCIENCE OF DISNEY IMAGINEERING. DESIGNS AND MODELS 2009.
25 min. Examines the design process and models used for creating theme park rides and attractions, like Radiator Springs Racers and Toy Story Midway Mania. Presents the steps of the engineering design process as well as how both physical and computer aided design models are useful.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TJ 248 .S354 2009.

Environmental Engineering

PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT c1985.
12 min. Environmental affairs. Shows the Boeing Company taking action toward the goal of protecting the environment.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TD 170 .P7 1985x.

MAY 19, 1980, THE POISONED DREAM [1999], c1997.
51 min. Turning points of history. Three frustrated mothers made American history by taking federal officials hostage in the community built on the site of New York's toxic Love Canal. These three activists, Lois Gibbs, Barbara Quimby and Patti Grenzy, and research scientist Dr. Beverly Paigen, discuss their four-year political battle to have their community evacuated.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TD 181 .N72 M39 1999.

RACE TO SAVE THE PLANET. IN THE NAME OF PROGRESS c1990.
60 min. Are environmental protection and economic development inherently in conflict? Takes viewers to Brazil and India to see how some environmental disasters began as well-intentioned development projects and to learn how development could proceed while protecting the environment.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATIONS = Circulation Desk, General Reserve TD 185.5 .B6 I6 1990x.

RACE TO SAVE THE PLANET. DO YOU REALLY WANT TO LIVE THIS WAY? 1989.
60 min. Tells how freeways, shopping malls, and industrial and technological wealth have been the rewards of modern society. Examines the price of progress, including smog, toxic wastes, and contamination of once- pristine waters, all by-products of Western industrial life-styles.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATIONS = Circulation Desk, General Reserve TD 194 .D6 1989x.

HEAT 2008.
120 min. Originally broadcast on Oct. 21, 2008 as an episode of: Frontline. Examines how big businesses, such as the oil and coal companies, electric utilities, and automobile manufacturers, are promising to reshape their approach to the environment, climate change, and carbon emissions. Shows how some corporations around the world are fighting to fend off new regulations while others are repositioning themselves to meet these challenges. Visits the melting glaciers of the Himalayas, Chinese coal companies, Indian SUV makers, and American oil giants, among other locations. Watching the world change -- Fossil fuels : the engine of our lives -- Ten years to reverse course -- America's addiction to coal -- Cars : 2nd largest source of carbon emissions -- Big Oil -- Two instructive lessons from the past -- Carbon-free power -- Will America summon the political will?
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TD 195 .E49 H438 2008.

MINING AND THE ENVIRONMENT 1982.
15 min. Set in the Montana Rockies, this program traces the process of mineral exploration and mining, emphasizing what can be done to minimize or avoid environmental and socioeconomic "boom town" problems. An exploration geologist, a wildlife ecologist, and a county commissioner help tell the story.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk. TD 195 .M5 M5 1985x.

ACID RAIN, NEW BAD NEWS , c1984.
58 min. Originally broadcast on PBS as a segment of Nova. Traveling through West Germany, the mid-Atlantic and New England, this program looks at the controversy surrounding acid rain.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TD 196 .A25 A32 1984x.

ACID RAIN: REQUIEM OR RECOVERY c1982.
27 min. Uses graphics and maps to show the dangers of precipitation containing excesses of nitrogen oxides and sulphur dioxide and to depict where these emissions originate and fall. Documents Canadian and American studies on acid rain's dire effects on wildlife, plants, and buildings and other structures. Observes experiments being performed to determine the exact amount of destruction caused by acid rain and the metals leached into the soil by it.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TD 196 .A25 A33 1982x.

ACID RAINBOWS c1989.
28 min. Discusses the effects of acid rain on the American west. Includes information from remote wilderness sites and new data from western cities.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TD 196 .A25 A34 1989.

POISONED WATERS c2009.
120 min. Originally aired on Apr. 21, 2009 as an episode of the PBS television series Frontline. Examines the rising hazards of water pollution to human health and the ecosystem and why it's so hard to keep our waters clean. Shows the great coastal estuaries of Puget Sound and the Chesapeake Bay and how they are in perilous condition. With polluted runoff still flowing in from industry, agriculture and massive suburban development, scientists fear contamination to the food chain and drinking water for millions of people. A growing list of endangered species also is threatened in both estuaries. Introduction -- Imperiled Chesapeake Bay -- Once we cared-- One of the biggest pollution sources? -- Regulating the poultry industry -- The startling new contaminants -- What we don't know -- Puget sound, hot spot for PCB's -- Seattle's Duwamish River -- A lesson from South Park -- #1 menace to waterways -- Save the forest, save the waters -- D.C.'s development sprawl -- Arlington, Va. : a showcase for smart growth.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TD420 .P657 2009.

TOXIC MOLD c2002.
12 min. Originally broadcast November 29, 2003 as a segment of: 20/20. Some families are abandoning their homes because of black mold, saying it's making them seriously ill. But critics say the growing panic about black mold poses a more serious health risk.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TD 883.17 .T685 2002.

DESIGN E² ; THE ECONOMIES OF BEING ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS. DESIGN SEASON ONE. 2006.
160 min. Originally broadcast in 2006 as a PBS documentary series on green architecture. Examines the economies of being environmentally conscious in green building design. The green apple uses New York City, particularly One Bryant Park and the Solaire, to demonstrates how the ubiquitous skyscraper can be a model of environmental responsibility. The second episode features architect and activist Sergio Palleroni as he works to provide design solutions to regions suffering from social and humanitarian crises. Shows projects in East Austin, Tex. and with the Yaqui Indians in Mexico where architecture students are helping residents build low-cost, environmentally-friendly homes using local materials. The green machine Follows Mayor Richard M. Daley as he strives to make Chicago "the greenest city in America" with numerous LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)-certified buildings, a solar-powered public transportation system, and many green roofs, including one on Chicago's City Hall. The fourth episode takes the notion of the three R's (reduce, reuse, recycle) to grand proportions by turning Boston's "Big Dig" steel and concrete waste into spectacular residential design. China : from red to green? depicts a rapidly urbanizing country at its tipping point and finds a sustainable solution in Steven Holl's Beijing project, which will have the largest geothermal heating/cooling and greywater recycling system in the world upon completion. Deeper shades of green presents three visionaries who are changing the face of architecture and environmentalism and features some of their projects. Focuses on Ken Yeang and his "bio-climatic" National Library of Singapore, Werner Sobek and R128, his energy-efficient, steel and glass box house, and William McDonough and his model sustainable village of Huangbaiyu, China. CONTENTS: The green apple -- Green for all -- The green machine -- Gray to green -- China : from green to red -- Deeper shades of green.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TH 880 .D475 2006.

DESIGN E² ; THE ECONOMIES OF BEING ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS. DESIGN SEASON TWO. 2007.
156 min. Originally broadcast in 2008 as a PBS documentary series on green architecture. Six [26]-minute chapters featuring the designers and drivers of change in the world of sustainable architecture. Each episode explores the potential of the built environment to help reverse our global climate crisis. [Episode 1] The Druk White Lotus School - Ladakh -- [Episode 2] Greening the federal government -- [Episode 3] Bogotá: building a sustainable city -- [Episode 4] Affordable green housing -- [Episode 5] Adaptive reuse in the Netherlands -- [Episode 6] Architecture 2030.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TH 880 .D4752 2007.

DESIGN E² ; THE ECONOMIES OF BEING ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS. DESIGN SEASON THREE. 2008.
156 min. Originally broadcast in 2008 as a PBS documentary series on green architecture. Six [26]-minute chapters featuring the designers and drivers of change in the world of sustainable architecture. Each episod explores the potential of the built environment to help reverse our global climate crisis. [Episode 1] A garden in Cairo -- [Episode 2] The village architect -- [Episode 3] Melbourne reborn -- [Episode 4] The art & science of Renzo Piano -- [Episode 5] New Orleans: the water line -- [Episode 6] Super use.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TH 880 .D4753 2008.

LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT c2011.
25 min. Volvo's ReCharge hybrid car has an electric motor in each of its wheels, helping to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide created when being driven. But a car's performance on the road is only one part of its overall green rating. With the ReCharge serving as an example, this program shows how Life Cycle Assessment is employed to evaluate the environmental impact of manufactured goods-from their raw materials, to production, usage, and disposal. Designers used recycled materials for much of the ReCharge, but it lost the "new car smell" after toxic components were eliminated. Takes a close look at the production phase of LCA with a tour of Volvo's energy-efficient assembly plant; and at end-of-life recovery at a dismantling facility. Contents: Life Cycle Assessment: The Volvo ReCharge (2:36) -- Sourcing Materials & Components (3:12) -- Sourcing Materials & Components: Allergens and Emissions (4:26) -- The Production Process (5:01) -- The Production Process: Emissions and Waste (3:36) -- End of Life Recovery & Recycling (3:49) -- Credits: Life Cycle Assessment (0:24).
FORMAT = Streaming video. LOCATION = General TL 221.15 (check catalog)

Refuse & Hazardous Waste

RACE TO SAVE THE PLANET. WASTE NOT, WANT NOT 1989.
60 min. Recounts stories about garbage barges, toxic dumping, overflowing landfills, and sewage polluting coastal waters. Explodes some myths and tells some surprising stories about water pollution
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATIONS = Circulation Desk, General Reserve TD 420 .W3 1989x.

BIOSOLIDS RECYCLING: RESTORE, RECLAIM, REMEDIATE 2000.
15 min. Examines how solids from sewage treatment are being recycled and used as fertilizers for overworked agricultural soils and to reclaim lands destroyed by mining. Discusses field tests of a Pennsylvania strip mine, Colorado mine waste, and an Idaho smelter.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TD 772 .B567 2000.

DOWN IN THE DUMPS c1988.
26 min. Examines the technological approaches to the garbage dilemma, including composting, resource recovery, and high-tech incinerators. Also discusses the public reaction to the location of new waste treatment facilities.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TD788 .D6 1988.

TRASHED 2007.
77 min. Examines the American waste stream which is fast approaching a half billion tons annually. Analyzes the causes and effects of the seemingly innocuous act of 'taking out the garbage.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = 1 > General TD 788 .T737 2007.

BURY, BURN OR RETURN: WINNING THE WAR AGAINST WASTE 2001.
41 min., 30 sec. Discusses tha age-old problem of what to do with waste. Shows how people in various parts of the world deal with their waste products and the results of their choices.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TD791 .B87 2001.

GARBAGE c1999.
50 min. The challenges of waste management is presented, not only in the urban setting, but regarding the longterm effects of nuclear waste and orbital debris. Recyling methods and landfills are examined with interviews with an archaeologist and environmental specialists.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TD 791 .G37 1999.

GARBAGE: THE REVOLUTION STARTS AT HOME c2007.
77 min. Examines the problem posed by the vast amounts of garbage produced in the industrialized world and the effects of this output on nature. Proposes solutions to the problem.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TD 791 .G373 2007.

HAZARD COMMUNICATION c1998.
17 min. KHAZ Talk Radio's new approach to Hazcom training helps employees understand what hazardous materials are being used in the workplace. Explains how communication of hazards and risks is essential for organization safety.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TD 811.5 .H393 1998.

UNDERSTANDING HAZWOPER 1998.
26 min. Provides information on OSHA's HAZWOPER (Hazardous waste operations and emergency response) and highlights the information, training, and equipment needed to work safely around hazardous materials.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TD 811.5 .U544 1998.

THE MANAGEMENT OF NUCLEAR WASTE 1982.
24 min. Points out that the management and disposal of radioactive wastes which arise from the use of nuclear power in Britain are matters of great public interest affecting present and future generations. Explains how radioactive wastes arise and how they are treated so as to ensure negligible effects on man and the environment.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TD 812.4 .G7 M3 1982.

TOXIC WASTES c1994.
39 min. Keys to scientific literacy. Gives a historical and ecological perspective on the vexing toxic waste dilemma. Includes contemporary and archival photographs, art prints, and graphic examples. pt. 1. A history of toxic wastes (17 min.) -- pt. 2. Toxic wastes, today and tomorrow (22 min.).
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TD 1030 .T6 1994.

DO WE REALLY NEED THE ROCKIES? c1980.
60 min. NOVA. Examines the pros and cons of shale oil production in the American Rocky Mountains, with special emphasis on problems associated with disposal of waste materials.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TN 859 .U52 D69 1980x.

Alternative Energy

THE TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS 1994.
11 min. The geysers of northern California provide cheap, smog-free energy from the earth's internal heat. Yet the overexploitation of the geysers in the 1980's demonstrates the social-scientific parable of "the tragedy of the commons," as first described by Garrett Hardin.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General GB 1199.7.C2 T7 1994.

ENERGY CROSSROADS c2007.
111 min. Discusses current energy consumption patterns and their damaging effects on our environment, the global economy, and the geopolitical balance in the world today. Bonus materials: Energy: critical choices ahead (produced in 1974); extended interviews; The "Green Home" with Steve Andrews; Cuba's peak oils.
FORMAT = DVD . LOCATION = General TD 195 .E49 E647 2007.

HEAT 2008.
120 min. Originally broadcast on Oct. 21, 2008 as an episode of: Frontline. Examines how big businesses, such as the oil and coal companies, electric utilities, and automobile manufacturers, are promising to reshape their approach to the environment, climate change, and carbon emissions. Shows how some corporations around the world are fighting to fend off new regulations while others are repositioning themselves to meet these challenges. Visits the melting glaciers of the Himalayas, Chinese coal companies, Indian SUV makers, and American oil giants, among other locations. Watching the world change -- Fossil fuels : the engine of our lives -- Ten years to reverse course -- America's addiction to coal -- Cars : 2nd largest source of carbon emissions -- Big Oil -- Two instructive lessons from the past -- Carbon-free power -- Will America summon the political will?
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TD 195 .E49 H438 2008.

POWER SURGE: ARE WE FINALLY ON THE BRINK OF A CLEAN ENERGY REVOLUTION? 2011.
60 min. Nova. Can emerging technology defeat global warming? Travel the globe to reveal the surprising technologies that just might turn back the clock on climate change. Focusing on the latest and greatest innovations, including everything from artificial trees to green reboots of familiar technologies like coal and nuclear energy, Nova asks: 'Can our technology, which helped create this problem, now solve it?
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TD 195 .E49 P694 2011.

CRUDE IMPACT 2009.
97 min. Examines the catastrophic prospect of 'world peak oil', or the point in time when the quantity of petroleum extracted from the earth begins to irreversibly decline.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TD 195 .P4 C783 2009.

ENERGY FOR THE FUTURE [198-?].
16:05 min. Examines the current dependence of industrialized countries on dwindling supplies of natural fossil fuels. Shows how intensive research is now underway into new sources of energy, including processed coal, shale oil, geothermal heat, nuclear fission, wind energy, and solar heat.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TJ 63.2 .E474 1982.

ENERGY AND RESOURCES 2006.
21 min. Cambridge core science series. Geo basics. Discusses the formation, uses and impact of fossil fuels and development of alternative resources including nuclear power, solar energy, biomass, geothermal energy, hydroelectric power, and wind power.
FORMAT = DVD/ LOCATION = General TJ 163.2 .E647 2006.

THE ETHANOL SOLUTION c2006.
13 min. Originally broadcast on May 7, 2006 as a segment of : 60 minutes. Can the fuel distilled from corn and other renewable materials one day replace the billions of barrels of oil the U.S. imports each year? Brazil has managed to do this and Dan Rather talks to scientists, farmers and others who think, eventually, the U.S. can too.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TJ 808 .E85 2006.

LIFE AFTER OIL; THE NEW ENERGY ALTERNATIVES 2007. 30 min. Illustrates ways we can solve our dependence on fossil fuels through the use of alternative energy sources including wind power, fuel cells, hydrogen fuel, ethanol, biomass and solar power.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TJ 808 .L544 2007.

RENEWABLE ENERGY c2006.
45 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Modern marvels. Explores the recent advances and technologies of renewable energy, in particular solar, wind, geothermal, biofuels, and tidal power.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TJ 808 .R463 2006.

RENEWABLE ENERGY c2007.
28 min. Originally produced in 2005 as an episode of: Ethical makets. This program examines the urgent need--not only in the U.S. but across the world--for sustainable energy. It also illustrates how new power production methods are becoming a reality. Alternative energy trendsetters are featured, including Time magazine "Hero for the Planet" Geoffrey Ballard, who explains his hydrogen fuel cell innovations. Evergreen Solar vice president Mark Farber describes his company's advanced solar cell production methods and its mission to provide access to energy in the developing world--a goal shared by the Solar Electric Light Fund, says executive director Bob Freling. In addition, Rocky Mountain Institute founder Amory Lovins promotes the benefits of small solar power plants, and economist Hazel Henderson explores the potential of wind energy.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TJ 808 .R464 2007.

RENEWABLE POWER: EARTH'S CLEAN ENERGY DESTINY c1998.
30 min. Profiles the fuel cell, a safe, efficient, and highly reliable technology that is powered by hydrogen. Shows how electricity can be produced using solar photovoltaics, wind turbines, hydro-electric dams and biomass convertersy.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TJ 808 .R465 1998.

WITHIN OUR POWER c1990.
20 min. A Weather Channel program designed to develop an awareness of the roles weather and natural laws play in the harnessing of solar and wind energy.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TJ 808 .W5 1994.

SAVED BY THE SUN c2007.
55 min. Originally broadcast in 2007 as an episode of: Nova. "NOVA presents a provocative mix of scientists, economists, and ordinary citizens who are all pushing the envelope of solar power's untapped potential" -- Container. FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TJ 810 .S284 2007. < br/>
E-MOTIONAL VEHICLES: ECONOMICALLY, ENVIRONMENTALLY, ENERGY-EFFICIENT, ELECTRICALLY-MOTIONAL VEHICLES c1991.
120 min. Alternative energy video series ; 2. Provides an overview of electric automobiles--their history, design, and the conversion of internal combustion engine vehicles to electric motor vehicles.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TL 220 .E6 1991.

REVENGE OF THE ELECTRIC CAR 2012.
90 min. By 2006, as many as 5,000 electric cars were destroyed by the major car companies that built them. Today, the electric car is back with a vengeance. Without using a single drop of foreign oil, this new generation of car is America's future: fast, furious, and cleaner than ever. It's not just the next generation of green cars that's on the line, it's the future of the automobile itself.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TL 220 .R484 2012.

LITTLE BLACK BOX 2003.
22 min. Originally broadcast August 25, 2003 as a segment of Nightline. Robert Krulwich and the guys from Car Talk on NPR explain how hydrogen fuel cell technology works. While hydrogen cars may be a solution to cutting pollution and dealing with the high price of gasoline, is the general public willing to pay more for their vehicles for some of these benefits?
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TL 229 .H9 L588 2003.

A CRUDE AWAKENING: THE OIL CRASH c2007.
83 min. Examines the conventional wisdom that oil production will continue to climb, and instead stare[s] bleakly at a planet facing economic meltdown and conflict over its most valuable resource. Precious and non-renewable -- We use it for everything! -- From boom to bust -- A magnet for war -- The numbers don't add up -- Peaking out -- An insatiable demand -- The end of the American Dream -- Technology to the rescue? -- Life after the peak.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TN 870 .C783 2007.

THE FUTURE OF ENERGY GASES [1994].
29:30 min. Using historical and contemporary film and video images, narrative explanations of scientific concepts, and animation, explains the origin and occurrence of oil and natural gas, the environmental benefits and consequences of burning natural gas, and economic implications of its use.
FORMAT = : VHS. LOCATION = General TN 881.A1 F8 1994.

BIOFUELS: FUELS FOR THE FUTURE c2007.
22 min. Investigates the mode of production of a range of biofuels, from biogas, ethanol and butanol to vegetable oils and biodiesel. Introduction -- Traditional fuels -- Biofuels -- Butanol, vegetable oil and biodiesel -- Specific uses of biofuel -- Advantages and disadvantages -- End credits.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TP 359 .B46 B563 2007.

HYDROGEN HOPES c2005.
27 min. Originally presented as an episode of Scientific American frontiers. Alan Alda meets with hydrogen enthusiasts working toward a future when hydrogen can be made in unlimited quantities from renewable, non-polluting resources.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TP 359 .H8 H948 2005.

HYDROGEN: THE SAFE AND CLEAN FUEL 2003.
27 min. "Imagine...a fuel you can make from water...a fuel that eliminates dependence of foreign energy sources...a fuel that can be produced pretty much anywhere, to do just about anything that requires energy. A zero emission fuel that doesn't pollute the air...a fuel that is non-toxic...and safe to use. Sound too good to be true? It's not. It's called hydrogen." -- (video case)
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TP 359 .H8 H947 2003.

THE HYDROGEN AGE c2005.
57 min. Documentary about how hydrogen can be used as energy in the United States and around the world, which includes systems that are fully operational and those that are in development. It examines the PEM fuel cell equipment and technology and how it provides energy for developing nations while reducing pollution and environmental damage.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TP 359 .H8 H9473 2005

Nanotechnology

THE NEWSHOUR: TECHNOLOGY 2007, 2005.
76 min. Streaming video on demand. Science on the newshour series. King Tut Restoration: Tutankhamen's Appearance (3:20) -- King Tut Restoration: Tutankhamen's Death (1:54) -- Election Science: Voting Irregularities in the Reelection of George Bush (2:36) -- Election Science: Studying Election Procedures (3:54) -- Election Science: Highlighting Flawed Election Procedures (2:19) -- Election Science: Lessons from the 2004 Presidential Election (2:15) -- Election Science: Voter Confidence and Education (1:58) -- Missile Defense: The Plan (3:22) -- Missile Defense: Questions and Criticisms (4:20) -- Missile Defense: Limited Defense Capabilities (2:40) -- Nanotechnology: Unlimited Potential (2:46) -- Nanotechnology: The Nature of the Nano World (2:19) -- Nanotechnology: Building at the Molecular Level (2:38) -- Nanotechnology: Life at Nano Scale (2:24) -- Nanotechnology: Ethical Questions and Concerns (0:55) -- Hydrogen Power: Fuel Cells Replace Fossil Fuels (2:19) -- Hydrogen Power: Obstacles to Fuel Cell Vehicles (2:24) -- Hydrogen Power: Overcoming Obstacles with Nanotechnology (4:38) -- Sports Science: Improving Technique (3:06) -- Sports Science: Improving Equipment (1:55) -- Sports Science: MIT Student Projects (2:28) -- Sports Science: Biomechanics Feedback for Golfers (3:34) -- Light Bulb Technology: LEDs Save Energy (1:55) -- Light Bulb Technology: Advantages and Applications of LEDs (2:00) -- Light Bulb Technology: The Future of LEDs (2:37) -- Computer Worms and Viruses: The Threat (1:37) -- Computer Worms and Viruses: How They Work (2:44) -- Computer Worms and Viruses: Improving Computer Security (4:10) Broadcast 10/23/03 to 11/10/05. Summary: Has the high-tech revolution enhanced or inhibited our quality of life? This selection of NewsHour segments reveals examples of digital technology applied in both beneficial and potentially destructive ways. The program focuses on LED-based lighting, state-of-the-art sports training, nanotechnology for hydrogen fuel cells, and the computer-aided reconstruction of King Tut's true appearance. It also looks at what some experts say are cases of technological overconfidence-such as computerized voting machines and the American military's proposed National Missile Defense System-as well as the dark menagerie of worms and viruses coursing through cyberspace.
FORMAT = Streaming video. (check catalog)

THE FUTURE OF CHEMISTRY c2006.
30 min. Molecular universe series. Demonstrates the importance of chemistry and nanotechnology and their applications in medicine, sports, and the arts. Viewers are introduced to a wide variety of developments, including SAM polymers, textile fibers with built-in antimicrobial functions; SPS ship construction, which creates a highly durable elastic hull layer; and OLED technology, which will lead to TV screens so flexible they can be rolled into a tube. Emphasizes the importance of "green" genetic entineering and the need for chemists to exercise global awareness.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 37 .F888 2006.

INNOVATION AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES c2009.
1 streaming video (26 min.) viewed on demand. Examines the concept of innovation and what makes for successful innovation. Through a case study of nanotechnology, we study the application of innovation to the design and development process within an emerging strand of technology. Nanotechnologist, Dr Sarah Morgan, gives her expert insight into the research and development of nanotechnology, how it is used in the present day and its increasing prevalence in years to come.
FORMAT = Streaming video. CALL NUMBER = T173.8 (check catalog)

NANOMANUFACTURING c2006.
37 min. Manufacturing insights series. Highlights the applications of molecular nanotechnology with focus on: CAD simulation tools for the design and analysis of productive nanosystem; Dip-pen nanolithography; molecular assembler & manipulators; the use of carbon nanotubes in commercial viable products; improved performance characteristics and design functionality of aerospace applications, including NASA's mission to Mars.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General T 174.7 .N366 2006.

NANOTECHNOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION 2007.
26 min. Provides an overview of nanotechnology and covers micrometer and nanometer units; highlights special properties of nanoparticles; describes the gecko effect; and examines carbon nanotubes, surface energy, hydrophilic and hydrophobic surfaces, the lotus effect, the use of lasers in nanotechnology, and issues raised by nanotechnology. Concludes with short interviews on various aspects of nanotechnology.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General T 174.7 .N3666 2007.

WATCHING ME WATCHING YOU [2008].
58 min. Originally produced in 2007 as a segment of: Nanotechnology, the power of small. Discusses the use of nanotechnology in terms of privacy and public safety.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General T 174.7 .N377 2008 pt.1

FOREVER YOUNG [2008]
58 min. Originally produced in 2007 as a segment of: Nanotechnology, the power of small. Discusses the use of nanotechnology to improve medical care and enhance the human body.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General T174.7 .N377 2008 pt.2

CLEAN, GREEN AND UNSEEN 2008.
58 min. Also may be viewed as streaming video on demand. Originally produced in 2007 as a segment of: Nanotechnology, the power of small. Discusses the use of nanotechnology and its impact on ecosystems and communities.
FORMAT = DVD and Streaming video LOCATION = General T 174.7 .N377 2008 pt.3. (check catalog)

TINY MACHINES c2004.
90 min. In 1959, Dr. Richard Feynman addressed the American Physical Society with his classic talk "There's plenty of room at the bottom". This historic lecture set the stage for the science we now know as nanotechnology. Twenty five years later, in 1984, he presented that lecture again as "Tiny machines". 'Tiny machines' is the defining lecture on designing and engineering at the molecular scale.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General T 174.7 .T56 2004.

Robotics

OUT ON A LIMB 2012.
61 min. Examines the intriguing science that is changing what it means to lose a limb. From Walter Reed Army Medical Center to university labs across the county, what was once futuristic is occurring now as developments in robotics and neuroscience create a new kind of prosthetics
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk RD 756 .O885 2012.

FUNDAMENTALS OF INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS c1986.
28 min., 44 sec. Describes system components, applications, and careers in industrial robotics. Discusses the social impact of robots.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TJ 211 .F854 1986a.

MECHANICAL LOVE [2008?]
52 min. Profiles Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro, an engineer at Osaka University who has created an eerily lifelike robot facsimile of himself; Professor Takanori Shibata, the inventor of "Paro," an electronic baby seal; and interviews a physiotherapist who explains how such interactive "pets" are being used as therapy in retirement homes.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TJ 211 .M434 2008.

THE ROBOT REVOLUTION 1984.
23 min. Tells how robots were novelty items during the eighteenth century, but today are fast becoming the driving force behind a new technological revolution. Shows the relationship between robots, artificial intelligence, and computers.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TJ 211 .R54 1984x.

ROBOTS : SELECTION AND INSTALLATION c1985.
4 videocassettes (56 min.) pt. 1. Robotic design (14:10 min.) -- pt. 2. Principles of selection (14:26min.) -- pt. 3. Assembling a robot (15:27 min.) -- pt. 4. Installing and programming (12:32 min.).
FORMAT = VHS LOCATION = General TJ 211 .R6 1985.

ROBOSAPIENS c2003.
50 min. Based on the book: Robo sapiens: evolution of a new species / Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio. The field of robotics is quickly moving toward a new technological horizon-- the dawn of the machine-man. In Japan, mechanical engineers demonstrate how they've already developed bipedal bots that effectively mimic the gait and posture of humans. In the U.S., researchers focus on practical applications like robots for the military and police. Designers use the very latest robotic prototypes to show how the formerly broad line between man and machine is growing thinner every day.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TJ211 .R636 2003.

Mining / Minerals / Metals

AMERICAN STEEL: BUILT TO LAST c1997.
50 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Modern marvels. Documentary explores the creation and growth of the American steel industry, including the history of the processes of creating steel. Highlights significant contributions made by Henry Bessemer, the inventor who discovered an efficient way to mass produce steel, and by Andrew Carnegie, the highly successful businessman who built America's first giant steel industry.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General HD 9515 .A447 1997.

MINING AND THE ENVIRONMENT 1982.
15 min. Set in the Montana Rockies, this program traces the process of mineral exploration and mining, emphasizing what can be done to minimize or avoid environmental and socioeconomic "boom town" problems. An exploration geologist, a wildlife ecologist, and a county commissioner help tell the story.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk. TD 195 .M5 M5 1985x.

OF METALS AND MEN [1982], c1979.
25 min. Inorganic chemistry. S247, Concepts & case studies. Develops and evaluates an inorganic chemistry classification system based on such characteristics of metals as compound forming tendencies, difficulty of extraction, and ability to be oxidized.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk QD 466 .O4 1982.

IRON MINES AND MEN c1995.
17:20 min. Presents the history of iron mining beginning in the 19th century in the rich iron ranges near Lake Superior.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TN 403 .M6 I7 1995.

IRON AND STEEL c1992.
15 min. Fundamentals of maintenance. Working with metals in the plant ; lesson 4. Introduction to metallurgy of iron and steel. Examines the commercial grades of cast iron and their important mechanical properties, describes the forms in which carbon appears in commercial grades of cast iron, and examines the process of smelting.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TN 705 .I766 1992.

STANDARD STEELS 1992.
17 min., 52 sec. Fundamentals of maintenance. Working with metals in the plant ; lesson 5. Explains the role of carbon in hardening steel and the various grades and classifications of steel. Shows steel being rolled in the mill.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TN705 .S836 1992.

THE DIAMOND DECEPTION c2000.
60 min. Originally broadcast on PBS as a segment of: Nova. Revisits General Electric's '50s-era race to create the first industrial diamonds. Join modern alchemists in makeshift diamond labs worldwide.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TN 990 .D52 2000.

ALUMINUM c1986.
20 min. Chemistry in action. Shows the process of producing aluminum from bauxite ore and discusses the uses of the product and its alloys.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TP 245 .A4 A5 1986x.

IRON AND STEEL [1987],c1986.
20 min. Chemistry in action. Shows the step-by-step continuous process by which iron ore is reduced and manufactured into steel in a modern British plant.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TS 305 .I7 1987x.

MICROSTRUCTURE OF STEELS; FERRITE, PEARLITE, AND BAINITE 2007.
50 min. Heat treatment : metallurgy and applications ; DVD 2. Dr. George Krauss presents a lecture on the microstructure of steels focusing on the structure-property relationship in steel, carbon and alloying elements in heat treatment, and development of detailed iron-carbon diagram.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TS 325 .M537 2007.

Chemical Engineering

HOME AND AWAY 1990.
24 min. Organic chemistry series. Examines the benefits and risks of the introduction of new chemicals into the environment and consumers' day-to-day choices.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TP 147 .H6 1990.

GREEN CHEMISTRY: MEETING GLOBAL CHALLENGES c2003.
92 min. "These materials were developed through a cooperative effort of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)"--Container. Four presentations from the 2002 Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference. The speakers show how green chemistry can address global challenges such as reducing the use of toxic chemicals, mitigating the risk of climate change, limiting water and resource depletion, and meeting growing demands for energy and food. Meeting the challenges to sustainability / Paul Anastas (19 min.) -- The protection of water resources / Dennis L. Hjeresen (24 min. -- Green oxidation chemistry / Terry Collins (20 min.) -- The greening of agriculture production / Roger N. Beachy (29 min.)
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TP 155.2 .E58 G74 2003.

GREEN CHEMISTRY: INNOVATIONS FOR A CLEANER WORLD c2000.
ca. 20 min. "Produced through a cooperative project of the American Chemical Society Education and International Activities Division and The Environmental Protection Agency Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics" -label. Introduction -- Large corporation perspective -- Small business perspective -- University perspective -- Summary.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TP 155.2 .E58 G744 2000.

ALUMINUM c1986.
20 min. Chemistry in action. Shows the process of producing aluminum from bauxite ore and discusses the uses of the product and its alloys.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TP 245 .A4 A5 1986x.

GLASS & CERAMICS [1995], c1993.
23 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: The science show. Demonstrates two glass-making techniques--glassblowing and stained glass windows. Also discusses industrial ceramics and increased use of glass in architecture.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TP 865 .G5 1995.

MAGIC MATERIALS c2006.
30 min. Molecular universe. Laboratory-created substances figure prominently into our lives. Examines synthetic materials research that is leading to breakthroughs in many creative and technical fields. Demonstrating the tremendous influence of silicone and super-strength polymers on a wide range of occupations--including architecture, sculpture, textile production, car design, cosmetics, precious metal mining, and recreation--the video uses high-tech laboratory footage and eye-catching animation to depict unprecedented product development.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TP 1088 .M345 2006.

PLASTICS c1992.
16 min. Explains the processes used in the synthesis of plastics, describes how their physical properties are related to their chemical structure, and suggests solutions for the problem of plastic wastes.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TP 1120 .P5 1992.

UNDERSTANDING PLASTICS 1987.
30 min. Examines the basic process used to convert plastic molding materials into finished products. Considers the history and growth of the plastics industry, problems related to the disposal of discarded plastic products, and some of the advantages of using plastics in the manufacture of many consumer products.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TP 1120 .U6 1987x.

POLYETHENE c1986.
21 min. Chemistry in action. Title on cassette: Polyethylene. Tells how polyethene/polyethylene is derived from crude oil, processed, and used to make commercial plastic products. Discusses some advantages and disadvantages of replacing wood and glass with plastic products.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General. TP 1180 .P65 P6 1986x.

BLUE VINYL c2005.
98 min. Skeptical of her parents' decision to "re-side" their home with vinyl siding (polyvinyl chloride or PVC), Judith Helfand set out with Daniel B. Gold in search of the truth about vinyl.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TP 1180 .V48 B584 2005.

Manufacturing/ Industrial Safety

OSHA INSPECTION: OVERCOMING YOUR FEARS c2002.
23 min. Walks you through a typical OSHA inspection. Topics covered include: format of the inspection and how to prepare; the inspector's, yours, and the company's rights; how violations are categorized and the penalties for each category; and tips for making the inspection a positive experience.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General T 55 .C623 2002.

CONFINED SPACE ENTRY 2000.
21 min. Provides information on confined spaces, areas that are large enough for a person to enter and work in, but not designed for continuous use. Highlights OSHA's written entry permit process as required by HAZWOPER (Hazardous waste operations and emergency response) and demonstrates the precautions needed when working in or around confined space areas.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General T 55 .C663 2000.

ENTRADA EN ESPACIOS CERRADOS 1993.
29 MIN. Spanish version of: Confined space entry. illustrates the hazards associated with working in a confined space, an area that is large enough for a person to enter and work in, but not designed for continuous use. Provides 29 CFR 1910.146 required training, including the responsibilities of employer, supervisor, attendants and entrants; permit space identification and appropriate equipment; emergencies and rescue teams. Highlights OSHA's written entry permit process as required by HAZWOPER (Hazardous waste operations and emergency response)
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General T 55 .C66318 1993

DON'T BE A DUMMY ABOUT INDUSTRIAL SAFETY [2000]
22 min. Workplace dummies show viewers just how easily injuries can happen on the job. Discusses common safety issues that can be incorporated into every job, so unsafe actions can be avoided and injuries prevented. Stresses a personal commitment to safety while at work.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk T 55 .D66 2000.

IT ONLY TAKES A SECOND [2007, 1998].
4 min. With no narration, this video presents a series of accident vigniettes, both personal and industrial, and demonstrates how it takes only a second of inattention to cause them.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk T 55 .I8 2007.

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION & SAFETY 2000.
24 min. Regulatory compliance kit video series. Describes how the respiratory system works; hazards, causes and effects of problems; fit testing protocols; and respirator cleanup procedures.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk T 55.3 .G3 R476 2000.

THE OSHA LABORATORY STANDARD 2001?
22 min. Provides an overview of OSHA's laboratory standard and how it is applied in the laboratory/field, including the employer-required Chemical hygiene plan which identifies the procedures and equipment that are used to protect employees from hazardous chemicals in the laboratory environment. Reviews the categories of hazardous chemicals and basic approaches to protection and safety, including administrative controls, engineering controls, and personal protective equipment.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk T 55.3 .H3 O75 2001.

TRI-NATIONAL HAZARDOUS MATERIALS EXERCISE 2006-2007. 2007.
20 min. Soundtrack in Spanish. Documents the Tri-National Hazardous Material Exercises held in 2006/2007 with USEPA Region 6, the Mexican Environmental Protection Agency, PROFEPA, and the Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas assembled in Eagle Pass, Texas, and Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General T 55.3 .H3 T756 2007.

UNDERSTANDING SAFETY AT WORK c2006.
24 min. Highlights major aspects of industrial safety including risk ssessment, housekeeping, slips, trips & falls, hazardous substances, electrical hazards, work equipment safety, personal protective equipment, noise, manual handling, fire, confined spaces, and outdoor work.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = Circulation Desk T 55 .U644 2006.

UNDERSTANDING MSDS 1995.
23 min. Learn what's in the Material safety data sheets, how they are organized and how to effectively use this important resource. Includes additional health and safety information on hazardous substances which could safe lives and prevent damage to the environment.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk T55.3.H3 U6 1995.

MACHINE VISION & ERROR PROOFING c2006.
33 min. Manufacturing insights. Error proofing systems that use machine vision can spot mistakes in production before they reach the customer. This video goes inside BorgWarner, Ford Motor Company and Gold Kist to provide an exploration of practical machine vision applications.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TA 1634 .M334 2006.

HAZARD COMMUNICATION c1998.
17 min. KHAZ Talk Radio's new approach to Hazcom training helps employees understand what hazardous materials are being used in the workplace. Explains how communication of hazards and risks is essential for organization safety.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk TD 811.5 .H393 1998.

UNDERSTANDING HAZWOPER 1998.
26 min. Provides information on OSHA's HAZWOPER (Hazardous waste operations and emergency response) and highlights the information, training, and equipment needed to work safely around hazardous materials.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TD 811.5 .U544 1998.

RIGHT-TO-KNOW FOR INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES c1996.
21 min. Regulatory compliance kit video series. Presents the fundamentals of chemical safety and discusses OSHA's Hazard communication standard (the "Right-to-know" law) as it relates to various types of hazardous substances in industrial facilities. Topics covered include: terminology, corrosives and irritants, toxins and poisons, flammables and combustibles, radiation hazards, personal protective equipment, how to respond to spill/leak/accident situations, and basic first aid for chemical injuries.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk T 55.3 .H3 R54 1996.

TOOL MATERIALS 2008.
30 min. Fundamentals of tool design. Discusses the physical and mechanical properties of three principal tool material groups and discusses how to decide which material group is best suited toward a particular application. The three material groups discussed are ferrous metals, nonferrous metals, and nonmetallic materials.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TJ 1192 .T665 2008.

TAGGED 2009.
28 min. They’re in your credit cards, access cards and keyless car entry. They’re even in your clothes, your passport and maybe your pet. But are implanted microchips in your best interest? Examines the debate over the ubiquitous Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chip, touted as a tool with invaluable medical applications by its supporters and denounced as the death knell for civil liberties by privacy advocates.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TK 6570 .I34 T344 2009.

HOW IT'S MADE. BOX SET 1, EPISODES 1 TO 13 c2005.
4 videodiscs (ca. 286 min.) Each episode 24 min. in length. The complete first season of the program that explains how goods are manufactured. DVD 1. episode 1. Aluminium foil ; Snowboards ; Contact lenses ; Bread -- episode 2. Compact discs ; Mozzarella cheese ; Pantyhose ; Fluorescent tubes -- episode 3. Toothpicks ; Acrylic bathtubs ; Helicopters ; Beer. DVD 2. episode 4. Hearing aids ; 3-D puzzles ; Rubber mats ; Toilets -- episode 5. Copy paper ; Jeans ; Computers ; Plate glass -- episode 6. Nails & staples ; Safety glasses ; Fabrics ; Bicycles. DVD 3. episode 7. Kayaks ; Safety boots ; Electronic signs ; Cereal -- episode 8. Trucks ; Adhesive bandages ; Computer circuit boards ; Liquor -- episode 9. Steel ; Apple juice ; Aircraft landing gear ; Cosmetics. DVD 4. episode 10. Holograms ; Package printing ; Skin culture ; Canned corn -- episode 11. Plastic bags ; Solar panels ; Plastic gas containers ; Hockey sticks -- episode 12. Aluminium screw caps ; Chocolate ; Pills ; Pasta -- episode 13. Bicycle helmets ; Aluminium ; Car brakes ; Lithium batteries.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TS 146 .H69 2005 pt.1-4.

HOW IT'S MADE. BOX SET 2, EPISODES 14 to 26 c2005.
4 videodiscs (ca. 286 min.) Each episode 24 min. in length. The complete second season of the program that explains how goods are manufactured. DVD 1. episode 14. Eyeglass lenses ; Granite ; Potato chips ; Microprocessors -- episode 15. Honey ; Fibre optics ; Bricks ; Pipe organs -- episode 16. Personal watercraft ; Wine ; P.B. [particle board] office furniture ; Ice skates. DVD 2. episode 17. Winter jackets ; Animation ; Mushrooms ; Gold rings -- episode 18. Hydroponic lettuce ; Construction wood ; Recycling ; Fishing flies -- episode 19. Diamond cutting ; Wood doors ; Paintballs ; Newspapers. DVD 3. episode 20. Carpets ; Drinking water ; Laser eye surgery ; Acoustic guitars -- episode 21. Fibreglass boats ; Clothes dryers ; Bubble gum ; Fireworks -- episode 22. Steel safes ; False teeth ; Airplanes ; Maple syrup. DVD 4. episode 23. Gummies ; Aluminium cans ; Fish farming ; Bronze sculptures -- episode 24. Aluminium pots & pans ; Artificial limbs ; Peanut butter ; High intensity light bulbs -- episode 25. Cars ; Grocery carts ; Rapid tooling & prototyping ; Collectible coins -- episode 26. Ball bearings ; Electrical wires ; Lost wax process casting ; Automated machines.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TS 146 .H692 2005 pt.1-4.

HOW IT'S MADE. BOX SET 3, EPISODES 27 TO 39 c2005.
4 videodiscs (ca. 286 min. Each episode 24 min. in length. The complete third season of the program that explains how goods are manufactured. DVD 1. episode 27. Pre-inked stamps ; Cranberries ; Cotton yarn ; Road signs -- episode 28. Combination locks ; Pottery ; Recreational vehicles ; Erasers -- episode 29. Wheel loaders ; Vegetable oil ; Hand tools ; Cotton swabs. DVD 2. episode 30. Temporary metal fences ; Asphalt singles ; Expanded polystyrene products ; Hard candies -- episode 31. Horse-drawn carriages ; Artificial eyes ; Dog and cat food ; Mirrors -- episode 32. Yogurt ; Candles ; Neon signs ; Bookbindings. DVD 3. episode 33. Prepared mustard ; Violins ; Nuts and bolts ; Toilet paper -- episode 34. Fresh cut flowers ; Adhesive tape ; Tofu ; Lottery tickets -- episode 35. Inflatable watercraft ; Couscous ; Modelling dough ; Wicker products. DVD 4. episode 36. Wind generators ; PVC gloves ; Thermo-formed glass ; Fire trucks -- episode 37. Car radiators ; Hatchery chicks ; Phyllo dough ; Cross-country skis -- episode 38. Electric baseboard heaters ; Moulded pulp containers ; Chicken ; Video games -- episode 39. Fire fighter boots ; Garden tools ; Automated machines ; Gypsum board.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TS 146 .H693 2005 pt.1-4.

HOW IT'S MADE. BOX SET 4, EPISODES 40-52 c2005.
4 videodiscs (ca. 286 min.) Each episode 24 min. in length. The complete fourth season of the program that explains how goods are manufactured. DVD1. episode 40. Plastic bottles & jars ; Mail ; Eggs ; Handcrafted wooden pens -- episode 41. Plastic injection moulds; Automotive oil filters ; Filing cabinets ; Blown glass -- episode 42. High-precision cutting tools ; Stained glass ; Semi-trailers ; Recorders. DVD 2. episode 43. Conga drums ; Metal plating ; Buttons (pt. 1) ; Buttons (pt. 2) -- episode 44. Grinding wheels ; Compost ; Window blinds ; Milk -- episode 45. Brushes & push brooms ; Blackboards ; Smoked salmon ; Zippers. DVD 3. episode 46. 3D commercial signs ; Hardwood floors ; Corrugated polyethylene pipe ; Mattresses -- episode 47. Ceramic tiles ; Nuts ; Steel forgings ; Skateboards -- episode 48. Car engines ; Flour ; Recliners ; Envelopes. DVD 4. episode 49. Plastic cups & cutlery ; Special effects makeup ; Gold ; Harps -- episode 50. Laminate ; Frozen treats ; Children's building blocks ; Detergents -- episode 51. Decorative mouldings ; Commercial pulleys ; Industrial rubber hose ; Sheet vinyl flooring -- episode 52. Putty knives ; Garage doors ; Electric motors ; Wool.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TS 146 .H694 2005 pt.1-4.

ABC/ABM : UNDERSTANDING MANUFACTURING COSTS c1995.
34 min. Discusses using activity based costing and management to optimize a company's effectiveness. Examples come from a variety of industries.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = Circulation Desk and General TS 167 .A33 1995.

OBJECTIFIED c2009.
75 mins. Documents the creative processes of some of the world's most influential product designers, and looks at the creativity at work behind everything from toothbrushes to tech gadgets.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TS 171 .O254 2009.

DESIGN VOL. 1 c2006.
156 min. Explores the development, concept and historical context of each of the following archetypal products. Combines archival images and film excerpts with music and other pieces of popular culture, to outline the social, political, and cultural climate in which each item was invented. DS 19 -- Bubble Club sofa -- Bic® Cristal® -- Akari lamps -- Hoover 150 vacuum cleaner -- iMac.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TS 171.6 .D475 v.1 2006.

DESIGN VOL. 2 c2007.
160 min. Bookworm bookshelf -- Concorde -- Conica coffeemaker -- Leica -- Lounge chair -- Vespa. Explores the development, concept and historical context of each of these products. Combines archival images and film excerpts with music and other pieces of popular culture, to outline the social, political, and cultural climate in which each item was invented.
FORMAT = DVD. LOCATION = General TS 171.6 .D475 v.2 2007.

TOTAL PRODUCTIVE MAINTENANCE IN AMERICA c1994.
5 videocassettes (98 min.) tape 1. Preparation and kick-off activities (19 min.) -- tape 2. Training operators for TPM (20 min.) -- tape 3. Preventive and predictive maintenance techniques (20 min.) -- tape 4. CMMS : computerized maintenance management systems (20 min.) -- tape 5. Autonomous activities (19 min.).
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TS 192 .T68 1994.

TOTAL PRODUCTIVE MAINTENANCE c1992.
45 min. Manufacturing insights. Explores total productive maintenance (TPM) and its success in the world of manufacturing. Includes definition, effect on productivity, key principles and innovations. Examines case studies.
FORMAT = VHS. LOCATION = General TS 192 .T683 1992.