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Building in the Wind

Synopsis
Discusses the efforts of scientists to deal with the often destructive forces of wind through the science of wind engineering. Shows the collapse of a suspension bridge due to ‘resonance effects’. Illustrates the use of models of buildings in the wind tunnels to determine air flow.
Series
Search: Encounters with Science, Series
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 6 min.
Year of production
1978
Availability
Out of Distribution
Uses
Introductory material to the consideration of wind-flow problems connected with civil engineering and architecture.*
Subjects
Engineering
Keywords
air flow; bridges; civil engineering; construction engineering; winds

Production Company

Name

American Educational Films

Distributor

Name

Patterson (Edward) Associates

Phone
01303 264195
Fax
01303 264195
Address
Treetops
Cannongate Road
HYTHE
Kent
CT21 5PT

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