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Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse "Gallopin' Gertie"


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-zczJXSxnw&feature=player_embedded


MNT




--- On Fri, 5/21/10, Steve Gordin <sgordin(--nospam--at)sgeconsulting.com> wrote:

From: Steve Gordin <sgordin(--nospam--at)sgeconsulting.com>
Subject: Re: NEW BRIDGE
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Date: Friday, May 21, 2010, 2:39 PM

The Russian audio is interesting (like, "the bridge was designed right, but not for this kind of loading [apparently, the wind])", but, the written comments are really out of this world.  The spans are much shorter that those of the Galloping Gertie, but the oscillations are quite close... 
 

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Steve Gordin SE
Irvine CA



Michel Blangy wrote:
-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Gordin [mailto:sgordin(--nospam--at)sgeconsulting.com]
Sent: Friday, May 21, 2010 2:07 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: NEW BRIDGE

WHAT IS IT?

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Steve Gordin SE
Irvine CA