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Breaking Point

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What is the 'Breaking Point' of a fuel truck?  This is one of the questions facing the breaking point team as they investigate the strengths and weaknesses of a variety of different objects.  Led by a theoretical engineer and a hands-on mechanic, items including an armoured truck and a house are subject to a barrage of attacks.  This culminates in a spectacular final stunt where the individual safety features of the object are pushed to destruction.  This allows the team to identify exactly what combination of events, in what precise order, would create a 'perfect storm' scenario ending in catastrophic failure.  This gives the team the knowledge to engineer a way to make the object stronger. Because, as the 'Breaking Point' team will show, sometimes it is only by breaking things that we can improve them.