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Cancelling machine, U.S.P.O. (1903)
The camera that photographed this film, built around the operation of cancelling mail, was placed high enough to include not only the machine and its operation but also the man...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Canceling machines; Actuality--Shorts;
Duration: 00:01:08
Popularity (downloads): 467
 
NASASciFiles - Simple Machines (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment explaining how simple machines affect energy transfer.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Disability; Accessibility; Wheelchair; Inclined Plane; Lever; Wheel And Axle; Wedge; Pulley; Screw; Ramp; Circus; Lever And Fulcrum; Teeter Board; Pitcher; Flyer; Trapeze; Potential Energy; Kinetic Energy; Acrobat; Aerial Hoop;
Duration: 00:04:01
Popularity (downloads): 2707
 
NASASciFiles - Gears and Compound Machines (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment explaining how simple and compound machines affect the effort necessary to perform tasks involving force.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Gear; Simple Machine; Wheel; Axle; Teeth; Primary Gear; Driver; Follower Gear; Rotational Speed; Multiply Force; Force Multiplier; Trade-Off; Compound Machine;
Duration: 00:04:20
Popularity (downloads): 1987
 
NASA Connect - TWM - First Flying Machines (2002)
NASA Connect segment exploring the first flying machines including their design and development. The host demonstrates the flight simulator of the original glider.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Wright Brothers; Flight Simulator; Axis; First Flying Machine; Glider; Kitty Hawk; Engineering Method; Pitch; Roll; Yaw; Wind Tunnel; Elevator Control; Wing Warp; Rudder; Propellor; Wing; Lift; Drag;
Duration: 00:04:18
Popularity (downloads): 1859
 
ACM InterCHI 1993 Isssue 88 - Talking to Machines (1992)


Genre: Educational
Keywords: CHI;
Duration: 00:12:28
Popularity (downloads): 462
 
Coil winding machines, Westinghouse works (1904)
Numerous women stand in rows at winding machines, taking material from large spools behind them. A male supervisor walks down the aisle, checking the work of the women.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Electric coils--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Women electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:02:09
Popularity (downloads): 714
 
Girls winding armatures (1904)
Numerous women sit in rows at machines where they appear to be winding some type of wire and tooling it onto machines. Two young men push spools of this wire...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Armatures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Women electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:01:55
Popularity (downloads): 689
 
We Use Power (1956)
Uses small models to explain how power is generated to run machines.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:10:53
Popularity (downloads): 257
 
To Enrich Mankind (1955)
A man in white coat talking to Archimedes in room full of stone and bronze busts of famous scientists researchers. We learn about how machines have improved Western civilization.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:21:00
Popularity (downloads): 290
 
Man On The Land (1951)
Animated story of man's conquest of the soil through the ages with background of narration and ballads. Starts with prehistoric times and ends in the present, showing how oil-powered machines...

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:15:00
Popularity (downloads): 281
 

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