Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse “Gallopin’ Gertie”

siapa pernah tengok incident pasal jambatan tacoma neh

scary giler

jambatan neh berbuai2 camtuh sebab effect resonans (belajar fizik ke idak ?) haha

read further info kat bawah tuh ok. hehe 🙂

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Watch the amazing “Gallopin’ Gertie” November 7, 1940 video clip.
1940 Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Slender, elegant and graceful, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge stretched like a steel ribbon across Puget Sound in 1940. The third longest suspension span in the world opened on July 1st. Only four months later, the great span’s short life ended in disaster. “Galloping Gertie,” collapsed in a windstorm on November 7,1940.

The bridge became famous as “the most dramatic failure in bridge engineering history.” Now, it’s also “one of the world’s largest man-made reefs.” The sunken remains of Galloping Gertie were placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992 to protect her from salvagers.

A dramatic tale of failure and success
The story of the failure of the 1940 Narrows Bridge and the success of the Current Narrows Bridge is a great American saga. When Galloping Gertie splashed into Puget Sound, it created ripple effects across the nation and around the world. The event changed forever how engineers design suspension bridges. Gertie’s failure led to the safer suspension spans we use today.

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8 responses to “Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse “Gallopin’ Gertie”

  1. Takut betul kalau wujud lagi jambatan macam ni

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    KNizam Reply:

    blinkky : sekarang semua dah canggih. dah kaji semua resonans neh. hehe 🙂

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  2. Yang kesian anjing dalam kereta tu la..

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    KNizam Reply:

    zairul : hehe tuh la kan. tak pasal2 terkorban. hehe 🙂

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  3. xsalah ak kebanyakkan buku fizik yang bincang part resonan ni akan berikan contoh jambatan neh..hehe.. memang “jelas” kesannya tu..hoho

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    KNizam Reply:

    izzat : yep mmg semua buku fizik akan amik contoh jambatan tacoma neh. hehe 🙂

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  4. resonance tu menda ek?

    maklumlah pokcik skulah rendah jo.. tak do tingkat2 neh..

    ok that a jokes~

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    KNizam Reply:

    tmu : resonance tuh yang mcm gelombang. mcm penyanyi opera boleh pecahkan gelas tuh la. dia guna resonans dengan gigh note. hehe 🙂

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