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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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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9

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    NSDL,oscillation,suspension bridge,Undergraduate (Lower Division),oai:nsdl.org:2200/20070602233926993T,Classical Mechanics,torsion,vibration,Tacoma Narrows,Wave Motion,Other Sciences,Applications of Newton's Laws,Informal Education,Higher Education,Oscillations & Waves,Undergraduate (Upper Division),torque,wave,Physics,Engineering,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Oscillations,Technology

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    English

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