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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Tacoma Narrows Bridge (mpg)

PIRA 3A60.10

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

The Tacoma Narrows Bridge was destroyed by forced oscillations that had an amplitude greater than what the bridge could withstand.

Recipe and
Location:

Your Thinkpad

Your Office

Video:

Streaming Video:

None

MPG Video:

Tacoma Narrows

Real Video:

None

Notes:

None at this time.

 

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