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Tag: Practical Engineering

Roadscapes Wednesday: What Really Happened At The Hernando De Soto Bridge

Welcome to Roadscapes Wednesday, each week this post will talk about roads and infrastructure related topics.  I am called the “road geek” for a good reason, I love roads and love talking […]

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The Evening Post: What Really Happened At The Suez Canal?

YouTube channel Practical Engineering shows us what happened at the Suez Canal.  Exploring the engineering principles behind the recent obstruction of the Suez Canal, which caused a weeklong disruption in global shipping […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: The World’s Most Recycled Material

Of all the ubiquitous things in our environment, roads are probably one of the least noticed. Our roads see tremendous volumes of traffic and withstand considerable variations in weather and climate, and […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: Why Does Road Construction Take So Long

The YouTube channel Practical Engineering put out a video showing you why road construction takes a long time to complete.  The video explains how earthwork works, and why road construction often takes […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: How Do Potholes Work?

There are definitely times when driving does not feel that luxurious, and one of them is something we’ve all experienced once or twice. Pavement is one of the highest value assets owned […]

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Roadscapes Wednesday: How Are Highways Designed?

From the YouTuber Practical Engineering comes a lesson on road engineering.  This video explores the relationship between speed, safety, and geometry of roadways. Although many of us are regular drivers, we rarely […]

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Explore How Traffic Signals Work

Sometimes, you can take a simple project like traffic signals, and really turn it into a very educational video!  The YouTube channel Practical Engineering talks about how traffic signals work.  And he […]

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Watch A Video And See Why Bridges Move

This landed in the trending tab, and I am glad it did!  The YouTube channel Practical Engineering shows us why bridges on our roads and highways move.  Yes, bridges have to move and […]

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