The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension
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created Wed, 08 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +0100
Published Wed, 08 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +0100
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Term Engineering
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  • accident investigation
  • bridges
  • suspension
  • brittle fracture
  • forensic engineering
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Label The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension
Title The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension
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  • The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a bridge built to last a century not make 40 years? Part 1: Eyebars in suspension
  • The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a bridge built to last a century not make 40 years? Part 1: Eyebars in suspension<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/engineering-and-technology/engineering/the-silver-bridge-disaster-eyebars-suspension" /> The Forensic Engineering team. Focusing mainly on The Tay Bridge and other notable disasters, Forensic Engineering explained how understanding what went wrong is essential to preventing repetitions of terrible events.<br />First published on Wed, 08 Aug 2007 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/engineering-and-technology/engineering/the-silver-bridge-disaster-eyebars-suspension">The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Copyright 2007
modified Thu, 12 Feb 2009 00:00:00 +0000