Engineering Disasters

  • 2007
  • 1 Season
  • TV-PG

The worst engineering designs in history are recalled.

Engineering Disasters Season 1
Throughout history some of mankind's proudest moments have come at the hands of its engineers.
Engineering Disasters Season 1
Throughout history some of mankind's proudest moments have come at the hands of its engineers.
A Look at a Tunnel Boring Machine
02:00 — How is a tunnel boring machine like an inchworm? Michael Horodniceanu and Mike Lindblom explain in this web exclusive.
How Do Oil Refineries Work?
02:00 — Learn more about the challenges presented by the modern oil refining process as explained by Jeff Wise, Ron Davis, and J. Patrick Abulencia in this we (more…)
Battling the San Bruno Gas Pipeline Fire
San Bruno, CA fire department battalion chief Charlie Barringer explains the difference between fire from aviation fuel and fire from a gas line explo (more…)
Costa Concordia Cruise Ship Crash
Captain Rick Comeau of the Maritime Simulation Institute explains the safety features that could have prevented the 2012 crash of the Costa Concordia, (more…)
Corvette Museum Sinkhole
Katie Frassenelli, Kevin Krantz, and Mike Marasa explain the process of salvaging the cars damaged in the 2014 sinkhole collapse at the National Corve (more…)
West Fertilizer Plant Explosion, Texas
The mayor of West, Texas explains the incredible strength of the April 17, 2013 explosion at the West Fertilizer Plant in this web exclusive.
Baltimore Truck and Freight Train Collision
Michael Robinson describes how the Baltimore County Fire Department handled the collision of a truck and a freight train loaded with explosive chemica (more…)

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