Great Cantilever Bridges—Tragedy and Triumph
Lecture no. 17 from the course: Understanding the World's Greatest Structures
Taught by Professor Stephen Ressler | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Professor Ressler shows how structural catastrophes produced two bridges that provide a wonderful opportunity to see and understand structure: Scotland's Firth of Forth Bridge and Canada's second Quebec Bridge. You'll also gain insights into the human element of engineering, and the reasons structures turn out the way they do.