Engineering Catastrophes: Series 3
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.
Part 1: Curse of the Swamp Monster
When an oil rig in Louisiana drills into something unexpected, a cataclysmic event is unleashed, causing a lake to suddenly disappear; experts use the latest science to investigate what went wrong and how it can be fixed.
Part 2: Nightmare in Florida
When a brand-new bridge suddenly collapses in Miami, several die in a horrifying calamity; experts use the latest science to investigate what went wrong and how an innovative bridge-building technique could be to blame.
Part 3: Curse of the Devils Dam
When a dam breaks during routine maintenance, engineers fear a catastrophic flood; experts use the latest science to investigate what went wrong and how a simple miscalculation could be to blame.
Part 4: Terror in Tacoma
After a giant suspension bridge begins to violently rock, it suddenly collapses, marking one of the most iconic engineering disasters of all time; using the latest science, experts reveal what went so catastrophically wrong at the Tacoma Narrows bridge.
Part 5: Crash of the Titan
As one of the largest construction cranes in the world lifts a one-million-ton section of roof for Milwaukee’s Miller Park stadium, it suddenly collapses; experts use the latest science to investigate what went wrong.
Part 6: Houston’s Hurricane Hell
When Hurricane Harvey hits Houston, the city is overwhelmed by four feet of rain in four days, causing catastrophic flooding and billions of dollars in damage; experts use cutting-edge tech to discover what went wrong and how it can be fixed.