Engineering Craft Studies

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Engineering Craft Studies - Safety
'Safety' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application of these principles…
Engineering Craft Studies - Using Materials
'Using Materials' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application of these…
Engineering Craft Studies - Changing the Properties
'Changing the Properties' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application of…
Engineering Craft Studies - Heat Treatment
'Heat Treatment' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application of these…
Engineering Craft Studies - Properties and Grain Structure
'Properties and Grain Structure' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application…
Engineering Craft Studies - Heat - Production & Measurement
'Heat - Production & Measurement' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical…
Engineering Craft Studies - Forces and Moment
'Forces and Moment' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application of…
Engineering Craft Studies - Stress & Strain
'Stress & Strain' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application of…
Engineering Craft Studies - Material Removal - principles
'Material Removal - principles' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application…
Engineering Craft Studies - Cutting Tools
'Cutting Tools' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application of these…
Engineering Craft Studies - Electricity at Work
'Electricity at Work' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application of…
Engineering Craft Studies - Control of Corrosion
'Control of Corrosion' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application of…
Engineering Craft Studies - Friction in Engineering
'Friction in Engineering' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application of…
Engineering Craft Studies - Keeping in Place
'Keeping in Place' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application of…
Engineering Craft Studies - Joining - Welding & Soldering
'Joining - Welding & Soldering' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical…
Engineering Craft Studies - Joining - Fastening
'Joining - Fastening' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application of…
Engineering Craft Studies - Joining - Adhesives
'Joining - Adhesives' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application of…
Engineering Craft Studies - Combining the Principles
'Combining the Principles' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application of…
Engineering Craft Studies - Process of Engineering Production
'Process of Engineering Production' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application…
Engineering Craft Studies - Using Electricity
'Using Electricity' is part of a series of films from BBCActive. This series consists of the visual teaching of principles, workshop demonstrations and examples of the practical application of these…

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