Next Episode of Engineering Catastrophes is
Season 6 / Episode 5 and airs on 15 December 2022 02:00
Engineering Catastrophes will profile, investigate, analyze, and find solutions for the world's most unbelievable engineering gaffes. From the hilarious to the mind-boggling, from the deadly to the bank-busting, this series showcases some of the most outrageous structural disasters and the genius resolutions to get things back on track. Blunders explored this season include a waterfront building in England that has created a wind tunnel so strong, pedestrians have been blown over; the Carrier Dome in snowy Syracuse that has a soft top roof requiring workers to climb atop with hot water hoses to prevent collapse every time snow falls; a Brazilian highway that is so close to tall buildings that neighborhood residents are concerned about hearing loss.
A deadly explosion strikes at the heart of the small Texas town of West and leaves the community in ruins; experts use the latest science to investigate and uncover a nearby fertilizer plant containing volatile chemicals poised for disaster.
Catastrophe struck Miami, Fla., as the Marlborough House, a 13-story condominium tower built in 1961, collapsed with deadly debris in 2018; experts use the latest science to investigate and uncover an uncontrolled method of demolition that led to catastrophic failure.
The construction of a new parking garage in 2007 at a luxury waterside condo turns disastrous as it collapses in Jacksonville, Florida; experts use the latest tech to investigate and uncover critical design flaws and unsupported lower levels.
A routine inspection in 2021 discovered a crack in a steel support beam on the I-40 Mississippi River Bridge (aka the Hernando DeSoto Bridge). The vital crossing was in danger of imminent collapse in Memphis, Tennessee. Experts used the latest science to investigate and uncover why severely compromised load-bearing tension members developed life-threatening weaknesses.
A deadly explosion strikes a major crude oil port creating an inferno of epic proportions in Corpus Christi, Texas; experts use the latest science to investigate and uncover a failed dredging operation that ruptured a propane pipeline.
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