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Oscillations of a Model Suspension Bridge in Wind & The Story of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge 1938-1940

Subtitle
Story of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge 1938-1940, The
Synopsis
To assist the designers of the proposed Severn bridge, experiments were carried out by the National Physical Laboratory on behalf of the Ministry of Transport. Followed by THE STORY OF THE TACOMA NARROWS BRIDGE.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video; Videocassette. U-matic, VHS. st. b&w. 15 min.
Availability
Free loan
Notes
See alsoCOLLAPSE OF THE TACOMA NARROWS SUSPENSION BRIDGE.
See also THE FAILURE OF THE TACOMA NARROWS SUSPENSION BRIDGE.
See also THE TACOMA NARROWS BRIDGE COLLAPSE.
See also THE STORY OF THE TACOMA NARROWS BRIDGE.
Uses
Engineers, physicists, architects, applied mathematicians.
Subjects
Engineering
Keywords
bridges; civil engineering; stress in materials; structural components; Tacoma Narrows Bridge

Production Company

Name

Camera Shop

Address
Tacoma
Washington
USA
Name

National Physical Laboratory

Distributor

Name

Institution of Civil Engineers

Email
library@ice.org.uk
Web
http://www.ice.org.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7665 2251
Fax
020 7976 7610
Address
Library
1 Great George Street
London
SW1P 3AA
Notes
The ICE library has hundreds of VHS tapes and a growing collection of DVDs for loan to members and lecturers interested in the work of professional engineers. Audio recordings of a range of recent lectures held at the ICE are available for free online playback.

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