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Module code and title: T102, Living with technology: a foundation course
Item code: T102; 03
First transmission date: 1989
Published: 1989
Duration: 00:24:09
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Producer: Ian Spratley
Contributors: A.(Adrian) Demaid; John Naughton
Publisher: BBC Open University
Footage description: Footage - Presenter in studio. Views of Humber bridge from car crossing it. Car stopping on river bank beneath Humber bridge (0'30"-3'40") - Stonehenge at sunrise. Animated "architect's" drawing of Stonehenge showing forces and stress points. Stonehenge at sunrise (3'41"-6'45") - The Parthenon. Animated "architect's" drawing of the Parthenon showing forces and stress points. Parthenon columns (6'46"-9'13") - Animation of corbelled arch superimposed onto photo of stone arch. Egyptian barrel vault at Thebes. Roman aqueduct at Sergovia. Model of stone arch. Aqueduct at Sergovia (9'14"-11'18") - Stone arch bridge over stream. Detail of stone bridge arches. Long distance view of viaduct (11'19"-12'49") - Animation of arches changing into cathedral. Beverley Minster: flying buttresses. Interior of roof. Stained glass windows (12'50"-15'04") - Ironbridge. Cracks in cross bracing. Ironbridge and reflection (15'05"-17'01"). Suspension bridge: hawsers, cables, towers. Animated "architect's" drawing of suspension bridge showing tension of cables and relationship between height and tension. Close up of cables (17'02"-19'34") - B/w illustration of ancient Chinese suspension bridge. Conway castle and suspension bridge. Close ups of cast iron structure. Telford's Menaii bridge (19'35"-20'20") - Humber bridge. Design drawings for bridge over the River Avon, 1830. Aerial view of Clifton suspension bridge. Humber bridge. Ironbridge and reflection. (21'21"-24'09").
Master spool number: HOU6124
Production number: FOUT312B
Available to public: no