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Beyond Failure: Forensic Case Studies for Civil Engineers
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written by Norbert J. Delatte (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2009, originally published 2009), 424 page(s)
Through a series of case studies this book introduces the reader to the basic concepts of forensic civil engineering.
written by Norbert J. Delatte (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2009, originally published 2009), 424 page(s)
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Breakdown: Deadly Technological Disasters
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written by Neil Schlager (Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1995, originally published 1995), 254 page(s)
This book is a collection of well-known disasters, including the Titanic, the Chernobyl meltdown, and the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
written by Neil Schlager (Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1995, originally published 1995), 254 page(s)
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Ethical Issues from the Tacoma Narrows bridge collapse
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(2010),
Source: www.cedengineering.com
An academic analysis published by J. Paul Guyer from CED Engineering in 2010.
(2010),
Source: www.cedengineering.com
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Great Blunders in History, Great Bridge Disasters
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, Nugus/Martin Productions, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 23 mins
This documentary chronicles some of the world's most infamous bridge collapses, including those of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, the Tay Bridge, and the Schoharie Creek Bridge.
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, Nugus/Martin Productions, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 23 mins
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In the Wake of Tacoma: Suspension Bridges and the Quest for Aerodynamic Stability
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written by Richard Scott (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2001, originally published 2001), 409 page(s)
This book focuses on the design changes that were implemented for many suspension bridges after the 1940 collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.
written by Richard Scott (Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2001, originally published 2001), 409 page(s)
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Infamous Places, 27, Zeebrugge, Belgium and Tacoma Narrows Bridge
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produced by Andrew Thomson, fl. 2009-2011, in Infamous Places, 27 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2007, originally published 2007), 5 mins
This documentary features two story lines: the 1987 sinking of the MS Herald of Free Enterprise (a roll-on roll-off ferry) and the collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in 1940. The former claimed the lives of 193 people.
produced by Andrew Thomson, fl. 2009-2011, in Infamous Places, 27 (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2007, originally published 2007), 5 mins
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New Bridge Built
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produced by ITN Source (London, England: ITN Source, 1949), 1 min
This video shows the collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.
produced by ITN Source (London, England: ITN Source, 1949), 1 min
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Recent Developments in Bridge Engineering
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written by Khaled M. Mahmoud; edited by Khaled M. Mahmoud (Netherlands: Taylor and Francis Group, 2003, originally published 2003), 373 page(s)
This book focuses on the design and construction of traditional and modern-day bridges.
written by Khaled M. Mahmoud; edited by Khaled M. Mahmoud (Netherlands: Taylor and Francis Group, 2003, originally published 2003), 373 page(s)
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Souvenir of Tacoma Narrows Bridge, Tacoma, Washington
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written by Pioneer (Pioneer, 1950, originally published 1950), 34 page(s)
This book presents a brief history of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge as well as challenges faced by engineers in the construction phase.
written by Pioneer (Pioneer, 1950, originally published 1950), 34 page(s)
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Success through Failure: The Paradox of Design
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written by Henry Petroski (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006, originally published 2006), 250 page(s)
This book examines the importance of engineering design as well as society's ability to respond to design flaws.
written by Henry Petroski (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006, originally published 2006), 250 page(s)
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