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edited by Alan Champneys
This site, from the University of Bristol, contains a series of photographs and video clips from the collapse of the Tacoma Narrows suspension bridge.  Images and captions depict the wind-induced vibrations and torsion that led to failure of the bridge.  Links are also provided to a video of the bridge failure and to scale model tests.
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Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Applications of Newton's Laws
Other Sciences
- Engineering
Waves and Pendula
- Oscillations
- Wave Motion
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- Upper Undergraduate
- Reference Material
- Audio/Visual
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= Movie/Animation
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Keywords: Tacoma Narrows, oscillation, suspension bridge, torque, torsion, vibration, wave
Record Creator: Metadata instance created May 3, 2007 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: May 03, 2007 by Ann Deml
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, edited by A. Champneys, WWW Document, (http://www.enm.bris.ac.uk/anm/tacoma/tacoma.html).
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Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster, , edited by A. Champneys, <http://www.enm.bris.ac.uk/anm/tacoma/tacoma.html>.
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Champneys, A. (Ed.). (n.d.). Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster. Retrieved December 26, 2014, from http://www.enm.bris.ac.uk/anm/tacoma/tacoma.html
Chicago Format
Champneys, Alan, ed. Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster. http://www.enm.bris.ac.uk/anm/tacoma/tacoma.html (accessed 26 December 2014).
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Champneys, Alan, ed. Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster. 26 Dec. 2014 <http://www.enm.bris.ac.uk/anm/tacoma/tacoma.html>.
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