Centuries ago, it took humans decades to complete massive structures such as the Great Wall of China and the ancient pyramids of Egypt. The mechanical marvels of today perform at such an incredible capacity and speed that without them, cities around the world, and indeed civilisations, would grind to a halt. This 5 part series profiles some of the worlds most supreme machines to reveal the groundbreaking technology that has replaced bare hands, brute force, and the most basic of tools, and is able to achieve in mere days what would once have taken months. Ep 1 GÇô Bullet Train (Italo AGV) Ep 2 GÇô Mega Truck (Liebherr T284) Ep 3 GÇô Supership (MV Treasure) Ep 4 GÇô 800 Ton Digger (Komatsu PC8000) Ep 5 GÇô Aircraft Carrier (USS Ronald Reagan) ALTERNATE SYNOPSIS: This landmark action and CGI-driven series reveals the amazing stories behind the inventions hidden deep inside some of the world's most extreme machines. Unlock the extraordinary stories behind the inventions hidden deep inside the DNA of the world's most exciting machines, which have enabled them to evolve into the most advanced of their kind. Each hour-long episode unlocks the secrets of ten surprising innovations concealed deep beneath the skin of a different iconic machine, such as a train, racing car, mega truck or helicopter. At critical points along the way, sections are GÇÿpulled apart' using stunning exploded CGI animation. This reveals their secret anatomy, allowing us to home in on a crucial gadget inside to explore its evolution and show how it works.
Rise of the Machines - Volume 1
Revealing the extraordinary engineering behind the worldGÇÖs most extreme machines.
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