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Engineering—Library Resources

A guide to conducting engineering-related research at Miami Dade College (MDC), including information about our library, collection statistics, and resources for faculty.

Below are some of our notable streaming titles in the engineering collection.

  • Working with Mechanical Engineering  In this program, four young people who use mechanical engineering skills in their work, talk about their working lives, career paths, and what they enjoy about their jobs. (Muirgarth Ltd - Careers4u)

  • Can We Make a Star on Earth?  This video explores nuclear energy, with chapters including "The World's Greatest Engineering Challenge." (A BBC Production)

  • When Engineering Fails  Using original source footage, this video examines several major disasters, including the space shuttle Challenger, and discusses the scientific principles behind the engineering failures. (A BBC Production)

  • Egypt: Engineering an Empire  This program explores Egypt’s awe-inspiring engineering accomplishments through the prism of its pharaohs’ indomitable personalities. Distributed by A&E Television Networks. A part of the series Engineering an Empire. (Distributed by A&E Television Networks)

  • Engineering Ground Zero  On the tenth anniversary of 9/11, NOVA presents an epic story of engineering, innovation, and the perseverance of the human spirit. With extraordinary access granted by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Engineering Ground Zero follows the five-year construction of One World Trade Center (1 WTC) and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum. (Distributed by PBS Distribution)

Below are some DVD titles in our collection that relate to engineering.


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