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The Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse

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The Tacoma Narrows Bridge became famous for its dramatic wind-induced structural collapse in 1940, It is one of the most well-known cases of structural collapse and signalled the need for a rigorous aerodynamic design of long bridges. Photos available here (select "View all items" or a specific category in the drop-down menu). Videos available on YouTube: Video I.
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