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|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
|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
|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
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
|NASASciFiles - Flying A Plane
NASA Sci Files segment demonstrating how cockpit controls negotiate the forces of flight.
Keywords: Rudder; Elevator; Yoke; Climb; Descent; Gravity; Drag: Thrust; Lift; Engine; Propeller; Synthetic Vision;
Popularity (downloads): 1742
Texaco sales film aimed at Texaco dealers, introducing a new high octane gasoline with the additive ""Petrox."" Excellent cutaway engine illustrates pistons in use; also good animation of same....
Popularity (downloads): 296
|Something for Nothing
Cartoonist Rube Goldberg creates a little animation to explain how fuel is converted to power in the modern automobile engine.
Keywords: Animation: Rube Goldberg;Automobiles: Engineering;
Popularity (downloads): 993