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http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/primary/Bridges/
Bridges : Area on Shambles ... this contains links to other 'Bridge' resources
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Lesson Plan : To Build A Bridge
http://to.pbs.org/1hM4u6l
Lesson Plan : To Build A Bridge
(middle/high school science) Students explore the different facets that must be considered to design and construct a bridge. They start with a look at materials vs. design and then end up with a brief look at some of the ethical concerns of engineering projects.
Two 90-minute blocks
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Running Your Own School Bridge Contest
http://bridgecontest.phys.iit.edu/
Running Your Own School Bridge Contest
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Model Bridge Design
http://www.garrettsbridges.com
Model Bridge Design
Tips and advice on how to design and build a model bridge.
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Bridge Building
http://www.42explore.com/bridge.htm
Bridge Building
Bridges must be built strong enough to safely support their own weight as well as the weight of the people and vehicles that pass over it. The bridge must also withstand natural occurrences that include weathering, earthquakes, strong winds, and freezing and thawing.
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Bridge Building Contests Home Page
http://www.iit.edu/~hsbridge/database/search.cgi/:/public/index
Bridge Building Home Page
The construction and testing of model bridges promotes the study and application of fundamental principles physics and also helps high school students develop "hands on" skills through bridge construction. By participating in the Bridge Building Competition students get a flavor of what it is to be an Engineer, designing structures to a set of specifications and then seeing them perform their function. They are also provided with an academically-oriented extracurricular activity which is recognized school-wide.
The International Bridge Building Committee
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Golden Gate Bridge
http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/Golden_Gate_Bridge.html
Golden Gate Bridge
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Mark Ketchums - Bridge Collapse Page
http://www.ketchum.org/bridgecollapse.html
Mark Ketchum's - Bridge Collapse Page
The Tacoma Narrows Bridge - The original Tacoma Narrow Bridge, at all stages of its short life, was very active in the wind. Its nickname of Galloping Gertie was earned from its vertical motions in even very modest winds. Its collapse on November 7, 1940 attracted wide attention at the time and ever since, due in part to its capture on film.
The Koror-Babeldaob Bridge - The K-B Bridge was a 790 ft span concrete box girder bridge, built using the cantilever method in the late 1970s. It collapsed suddenly one evening in September 1996, after it had stood for almost 20 years. These pictures were scanned from postcards available at the Palau international airport.
The Tay Bridge Disaster - At approximately 7:15 p.m.on the stormy night of 28 December 1879, the central navigation spans of the Tay bridge collapsed into the Firth of Tay at Dundee, taking with them a train, 6 carriages and 75 souls to their fate.
The ITI Clearinghouse Bridge Disaster Site
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Tacoma Narrows Bridge
http://www.nwrain.net/~newtsuit/recoveries/narrows/gg.htm
Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Throughout the early morning hours of Thursday, November 7, 1940, the center span had been undulating three to five feet in winds of 35 to 46 miles per hour. Alarmed by this constant motion, highway officials and state police closed the bridge at 10:00 A.M. Shortly thereafter the character of the motion dramatically changed from a rhythmic rising and falling to a two-wave twisting motion. The twisting motion grew stronger with each twist; span movement had gone from 5 foot to 28 foot undulations. This twisting motion caused the roadbed to tilt 45 degrees from horizontal one way and then 45 degrees from horizontal the other way.
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Pontifex
http://www.chroniclogic.com/pfx.html
Pontifex is the official sequel to a freeware game in which you design and test bridges. Pontifex uses a complex physics engine called the Immortal Engine which allows for many different types of bridges to be built. Once the design is completed you can test your bridge by sending a train across and watch as the train either passes over safely or plummets into the river below. The 3D engine lets you view your bridge from any angle including a first-person train view. Many different types of levels are included, from simple to complex, and a level editor lets you make your own levels to trade with other people.
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