Documentação Técnica

Documentação Técnica
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terça-feira, 21 de abril de 2015

RMS Titanic: Fascinating Engineering Facts

William Hammack shares fascinating images and information gleaned from the 1909 to 1911 editions of the Journal The Engineer. It includes photos of the construction of the Titanic and its twin the Olympic, the launching of these Olympic-class ships, and accidents that occurred. The video includes engineering details of the ship’s engines, steering mechanism, and propellers.


William S. Hammack
Department of Chemical Engineering
600 South Mathews Avenue
University of Illinois

Make Magazine called Bill Hammack a “brilliant science and technology documentarian[s]”, whose “videos should be held up as models of how to present complex technical information visually.” Wired called the videos “dazzling.” In a series of stunning videos – viewed millions of times – he gives masterful explanations of the engineering underlying, for example, lcd monitors, fiber optics communications, and hard disc drives. Since 1999 Professor Hammack has focused on explaining engineering and technology to the general public ... read more here.

 Academic Positions

August 2006-present | Professor (with tenure), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
August 2005-August 2006 | Jefferson Science Fellow, U.S. Department of State
December 1997-August 2006 | Associate Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign September 1992-December 1997 | Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh) September 1988-1992 | Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh)

Honors & Recognition 

ACS/Exxon Fellowship in Solid State Chemistry, American Chemical Society, 1992 
Teacher/Scholar Award, Dreyfus Foundation, 1993 
Edwin F. Church Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2002 ... read more here


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