Chip Taylor Communications



Subject: Voc. Ed.: Industrial & Technical

Advances in Science & Technology Series: Vocational Ed.

Advances in Science & Technology Series: Vocational Ed.

11 of 41 state-of-the-art programs from the Advances in Science and Technology Series that focus on Voccational Education advances. Each program offers 4 - 6 clearly illustrated individual segments. Produced by London Television Service. Series: 41 x 30-minute programs.
Other focus areas in the series include: Agriculture; Computer Science; Environment; Health & Medicine.


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Automotive Advances 1

Automotive Advances 1

"Recommended. This program focuses on automotive advances that are revolutionary and innovative in their technology." -EMRO Review
"Trafficmaster" - an in-car display unit that gives real-time roadway conditions; "Quick Engineering" - rapid prototyping, using computer programs, speeds the path from auto Click for more


Automotive Advances 2

Automotive Advances 2

"Smart Studs" - the Intelligent Road Stud, senses fog and black ice to pre-warn drivers of danger; "Directional Sirens" - new siren being developed that offers directionality to alert drivers and increase safety; "Diesel Filter" - filters out 90% of the toxic gases emitted by diesel engines; "Guided Buses" - guideways Click for more


Building and Construction Advances

Building and Construction Advances

"Concrete Conservation" - cost-effective and environmentally-sound way to recycle concrete; "Dry-Laid Concrete" - concrete that doesn't need mixing, just pour the dry mix and roll flat; "Born-Again Concrete" - old concrete can now be recycled to make new, even stronger, ready-mixed concrete; "Electric Concrete" - Electro-conductive Click for more


Transportation Advances 1

Transportation Advances 1

"Recommended. This program deals with transportation and current technology issues; it examines research in advances in fire-resistant materials to be used in trains, planes, and automobiles. European advances in transportation technology are specifically targeted, so it can be viewed in conjunction with reports Click for more


Transportation Advances 2

Transportation Advances 2

"Flywheel Mini-Tram" - trams that operate off an electrical flywheel are pollution free and are growing in popularity in cities; "Crashed Cabs" - engineers crash train cars to put their new safety theories to the test; "Training Without Trains" - looks at the process of using simulators to train drivers; "Planesail Click for more


Transportation Advances 3

Transportation Advances 3

"Motorcycle Suspension: Headless Fork" - new, dual-task design provides suspension and steering; "Two Strokes" - video cameras and computer graphics aid engineers to developing new innovations in the motor industry; "Motorcycle Airbags" - examines airbags that prevent drivers from being catapulted over the top of Click for more


Vocational Engineering Advances 1

Vocational Engineering Advances 1

"Super Trolley" - newly designed castors make shopping carts easier to handle; "Kites" - a look at several kite innovations, including one that can lift people off the ground; "Puppet Performers" - profiles Jim Henson's Creature Show, to learn of animatronics, animating puppets with remote control; "Laddermatic" - Click for more


Vocational Engineering Advances 2

Vocational Engineering Advances 2

"Peculiar Pigment" - highly durable and safe Chromacolor paints are now available; "Thin Film Diamonds" - making materials more durable with a diamond-film coating; "Boneless China" - modern ceramic science has developed inorganic boneless china; "Smart Water" - a water-based solution, called Insol Trace, labels objects Click for more


Vocational Technology Advances 1

Vocational Technology Advances 1

"Portarig" - a simple, reliable and easy-to-operate rig for drilling holes to reach groundwater will be a life-saver in Third World countries; "Portable Water Tanks" - Fastanks, water tanks made of polyurethane-coated, high-strength fabrics, are light and can go anywhere - good news, in case of an emergency; "Waterfall Click for more


Vocational Technology Advances 2

Vocational Technology Advances 2

"Baking Life" - computer program predicts bakery products' shelf-life; "Tea Taster" - using miniature manufacturing techniques to test tea leaves' quality; "Tipsy Barrels" - giant microwave ovens assist in making barrel staves; "Strong Brew" - genetic engineers study yeast, used in brewing, to develop a healthier, Click for more


Vocational Technology and Safety Advances

Vocational Technology and Safety Advances

"Recommended. This program focuses on vocational technology and safety advances that are revolutionary and innovative in their technology." -EMRO Review
"Protective Suit" - insulated suit protects against the most hazardous conditions; "Reaching Forklift" - Teltruk, a newly designed forklift with a telescopic Click for more





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