Engineering Catastrophes: Series 2

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Sociopolitical Documentary hosted by Ronan Summers, published by Discovery Channel broadcasted as part of Sci. Ch. series in 2018 - English narration

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Engineering Catastrophes: Series 2 Humans have been building for more than 10,000 years - were engineering experts and yet every year, tales emerge of construction calamities from all over the world. From the extraordinary to the ridiculous, this series uncovers the epic fails and near misses engineers would rather not talk about.

[edit] Hell Tower NYC

A New York City skyscraper that could topple at any moment, a city street that suddenly collapses, and a modern-day crisis at Pisa's Leaning Tower are serious engineering emergencies, and experts use cutting-edge technology to reveal if they can be fixed.

[edit] Skyscraper vs Sinkhole

A skyscraper sinking into the earth, the world's strongest wall in crisis, and a deadly bridge are engineering catastrophes in need of repair, and experts use cutting-edge technology to reveal what went wrong and if they can be fixed.

[edit] Nightmare on Main Street

A railroad bridge on the edge of disaster, a nightmare in a fairy-tale town, and a massive cathedral in calamity are engineering catastrophes in need of repair, and experts use cutting-edge technology to reveal if they can be fixed.

[edit] The Towering Inferno

A skyscraper causing hellish heat in downtown Dallas, a swarm of sinkholes, and a landmark with a fatal secret are engineering catastrophes in need of repair, and experts use cutting-edge technology to reveal what went wrong and if they can be fixed.

[edit] Terror at Doomsday Dam

When America's tallest dam threatens to burst, a nearby town finds itself an hour away from total annihilation, and engineers use cutting-edge technology to reveal what went wrong and if disaster can be averted.

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  • Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L4.1
  • Video: Bitrate: (~3225 kb/s)
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 1280 x 720
  • Video Resolution: 1.778 (16:9
  • Audio Codec: MPEG-4 AAC LC
  • Audio: English
  • Audio Bitrate: 160 kb/s VBR 48000Hz
  • Audio Channels: Stereo 2
  • Run-Time: 43 mins
  • Framerate: 29.971. Fps
  • Number of Parts: 1
  • Container Mp4
  • Part Size: 1,018 MB average
  • Source: HDTV
  • Encoded by: Harry65

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