Skyscrapers, Statics, and Dynamics: Crash Course Engineering #26

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You definitely don't want skyscrapers to sway too much. An informative video discusses statics and dynamics, equilibrium, forces, and torque. It uses the Citicorp Building as an example to illustrate the danger of quartering winds and the need to consider all forces when constructing skyscrapers.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have a mechanical engineer give a presentation about the profession
Classroom Considerations
  • Learners should be familiar with basic physics concepts
  • The 26th installment in the larger Crash Course Engineering series
Pros
  • Animations and graphics help hold viewer interest
  • Explanations are easy to follow
Cons
  • None