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Post  Encore on Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:33 am

Case Studies: Engineering features articles and videos relating to some of science and engineering's most interesting topics.

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Nat Geo: Bugatti Super Car

Post  Encore on Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:47 am

The Bugatti Veyron is a "super" super car - part automobile and part airplane. And with a base price of ,750,000, it is the most expensive production car in the world. Designed with materials and construction techniques normally found in the aerospace industry, this remarkable engineering achievement is one of the fastest street-legal cars ever built. Now, NGC takes an insider look at the Bugatti factory to see how this modern engineering masterpiece is built.


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Nat Geo: Porsche

Post  Encore on Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:08 am

Mega Factories goes inside the famous House of Porsche to see how they create the Porsche 911, one of the most influential and recognizable vehicles in the world. Every distinctive element is manufactured at the Zuffenhausen factory in Stuttgart, Germany, a historical industrial monument.

Examine the Porsche factory's innovative system of lifts, elevators and bridges, which conveys car bodies 50 feet above a public highway. Watch how approximately 120 cars a day are built with options for every interior feature finished in leather, and learn how this single rear-engine sports car lays claim to legendary handling of the road.



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Megastructures - Airbus A380

Post  Encore on Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:56 am

Megastructures - Airbus A380

The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine airliner manufactured by the European corporation Airbus, a subsidiary of EADS. The largest passenger airliner in the world, the A380 made its maiden flight on 27 April 2005 from Toulouse, France, and made its first commercial flight on 25 October 2007 from Singapore to Sydney with Singapore Airlines. The aircraft was known as the Airbus A3XX during much of its development phase, but the nickname Superjumbo has since become associated with it.



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