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|NASA Connect - XPG - Model Testing
NASA Connect segment explaining how models are tested to create more efficient designs. The video explores the new X-33 engine and explains what engineers learn from scale models.
Keywords: NASA Connect; Model; Scale; Testing; Engineers; Design; Linear Aerospike Engine; Conventional Engines; X-33; Nozzle; Ramp; Bell-Shape; Vertical Stabilizer; Space Vehicle; Venture Star;
Popularity (downloads): 1491
|NASASciFiles - History of Transportation
NASA Sci Files segment exploring the history of transportation including inventions such as the wheel, the steam engine, and the combustion engine.
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Technology; Transportation; History; Automobiles; Wheel; Steam Engine; Combustion Engine; Model T Ford; Mesopotamia; Nicolas Joseph Cugnot; Gottlieb Daimler;; Karl Benz; Aerodynamics; Drag; Air Resistance; Bicycle; Asia; Mass Transportation; Locomotives; Trains; Subway; Trolley; Horse Cars;
Popularity (downloads): 2217
Traces the development of the diesel from the Otto 'SILENT' gas engine of 1877, through Rudolph Diesel's engine, to the machines that now drive ships, trains, tractors, trucks and cars....
Popularity (downloads): 357
|Scheduling home control devices
We describe three different user interfaces supporting the scheduling of home-control devices (such as VCR, air conditioning or furnace) over time periods ranging from minutes to days. The touchscreen-based user...
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|NASA Connect - XPG - X-33 Model Activity
NASA Connect segment involving students in an activity exploring the design of a paper scale model of the X-33. The objectives of the activity involve measuring the linear dimensions of...
Keywords: NASA Connect; X-33; Scale; Model; Dimensions; Scale Factor; Linear; Student Activity; Compute;
Popularity (downloads): 1420
|Down the Gasoline Trail
Cartoon showing what happens to a drop of gasoline from the time it flows into the gas tank to when it is exploded in the engine cylinder. This 'fantastic voyage'...
Keywords: Automobiles: Engineering;Oil industry;Animation: Advertising;
Popularity (downloads): 449
|NASADestinationTomorrow - DT4 - Hyper-X
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring NASA's Hyper-X program that is working on experimental engine designs that could propel commercial planes into space and make conventional rockets a thing of the...
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; NASA; Hyper-X Program; Commercial Planes; Scram Jet; Propel; Aircraft; Space; Conventional Rockets; Technology; Astronauts; Engine Design; X-43; Air Breathing Engine; Altitude; Supersonic Combustion Ram Jet; Fan Blades; Velocity; Fuel; Thrust; Compressor; Gravity; Hydrogen; Oxygen; Orbital Velocity;
Popularity (downloads): 1943
Dramatic depiction of how gasoline and air mix to provide power in the automobile engine.
Keywords: Automobiles: Engineering;
Popularity (downloads): 725
|What Makes Us Tick
Cartoon promoting the stock market as the engine of America's prosperity.
Keywords: Economics;Investing;Animation: Advertising;
Popularity (downloads): 135
|Exploiting Interactivity, Influence, Space and Time to Explore Non-Linear Drama in Virtual Worlds
Video Figure from CHI 2001 Paper. Author(s): Mike Craven, Ian Taylor, Adam Drozd, Jim Purbrick, Chris Greenhalgh, Steve Benford, Mike Fraser, John Bowers, Kai-Mikael JŠŠ-Aro, Bernd Lintermann & Michael...
Keywords: CHI; entertainment applications; virtual reality;
Popularity (downloads): 362