Many thanks to all of you who came along to the talks today at IfM for the 2018 Cambridge Science Festival. A pdf of the slides and some of the videos used are given below. And as a special easter bonus, click here to learn how Cadbury Creme Eggs are made!
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Thanks so much to all those who turned up to the talks at the Institute for Manufacturing this weekend, and special thanks to the enthusiastic volunteers from the audience who did such great job helping out. As promised, here are links to some of the things we covered in the talk:
Building the Boeing 737 in nine days
Unloading a container ship – timelapse
‘Magic arms’ 3D printed for Emma
Wiivv – an example of personalised production
Local Motors’ 3D printed car
Voodoo manufacturing: 3D printing factory in a city centre
SpaceX – rocket launch .. and booster return to earth (amazing)
FieldReady – manufacturing in disaster zones
Many thanks to all those who came along today’s events at the Institute for Manufacturing. As promised, here are the links to all the videos shown, plus some we didn’t have time to show. If you’d like to discuss one of us coming along to give a talk at your school, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carbon3D superfast 3D printing
Emma and her 3D printed ‘Magic Arms’
Local Motors 3D printed car
MakerBot and the ‘Robohand’
Building a skyscraper in 30 days
Subtractive process: CNC milling of aluminium
Additive process: 3D printing
Forming: making a car door
Rolls-Royce: blade-off test
Roma Agrawal: structural engineer at WSP
Tim Peake plays water ping-pong in space .. plus bubbles in bubbles!
Making a smartphone
SpaceX Falcon 9 launch
SpaceX failed landing
SpaceX successful landing
Cambridge University Eco Racing
Building an Airbus A380 in 7 minutes
I was lucky enough to be asked to give an assembly at the wonderful Swaffham Bulbeck CofE Primary School today, on the topic of ‘Engineers are Amazing’. Here are some of the video clips used (or I planned to use) during my talk:
“With funding from the Engineering Professors’ Council, I’ve made some films to share the genius of Engineering featuring engineering researchers, lecturers, students and apprentices on film talking about their particular area of engineering and explaining some of the science behind it. The films are aimed at children aged around 9 – 13 but adults may learn something too 🙂“
The whole collection can be viewed by clicking this link.
Great video from the IET: