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Bridge Project. Erin Bastick. Beam Bridge. Horizontal Beams supported by piers at each end. . Bell Isle Central Avenue Bridge Wayne County, Michigan 1893. Arch Bridge. Arch-shaped and have abutments at each end. . The Possum Kingdom Masonry Arch Bridge Palo Pinto County, Texas 1942

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Bridge project

Bridge Project

Erin Bastick


Beam bridge

Beam Bridge

Horizontal Beams supported by piers at each end.

Bell Isle Central Avenue Bridge

Wayne County, Michigan

1893


Arch bridge

Arch Bridge

  • Arch-shaped and have abutments at each end.

The Possum Kingdom Masonry Arch Bridge

Palo Pinto County, Texas

1942

433 ft long


Suspension bridge

Suspension Bridge

  • Suspended from cables that hang from towers that are attached to caissons of cofferdams which are implanted into the floor of a lake or river.

Pearl Bridge

Japan 1998

6532 ft long


Cantilever bridge

Cantilever Bridge

  • Built using cantilevers which are horizontal beams that are supported on only one end.

Quebec Bridge

Quebec, Canada

Longest Cantilever Bridge in the World: 549 m


Truss bridge

Truss Bridge

  • Has a solid deck and a lattice of pin-jointed girders for the sides.

Calhoun Bridge

McLean County, Kentucky


Cable stayed bridge

Cable-Stayed Bridge

  • Held up by cables like a suspension bridge but less cable is needed and the towers that hold the cables are shorter.

Rama VIII Bridge

Bangkok, Thailand

2002


Bridge to terabithia katherine paterson

The Bridge

Eric Steel

Bridge to TerabithiaKatherine Paterson


Tacoma narrows bridge disaster

Tacoma-Narrows Bridge Disaster

Washington 1940

Suspension Bridge

Wind-induced Vibrations


Tangiwai bridge disaster

Tangiwai Bridge Disaster

Tangiwai, New Zealand 1957

Railway Bridge

Damaged by laharjust before a train passed

151 people died & 134 were injured


Tasman bridge disaster

Tasman Bridge Disaster

Hobart, Australia 1975

Concrete Bridge

Freighter Collided with Bridge

12 people died

City was split into two until 1977


Millau bridge

Millau Bridge

Tarn Valley, France

Cable-Stayed Bridge

8,071 ft long


Gateshead millineum bridge

GatesheadMillineum Bridge

River Tyne, England

First and only Tilting Bridge in the World

$44 Million


San diego coronado bridge

San-Diego Coronado Bridge

San Diego, California

Has a 90° angle

11,288 ft long


Physics in bridges

Physics in Bridges

  • Compression is a force or stress that acts to compress or shorten

  • Tension is a force or stress that acts to expand or lengthen

  • Stress is the average amount of force exerted per unit area

  • Strain is a measure of deformation an object experiences


References

References

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridge

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_bridge_disasters

  • http://frikoo.com/18-stunning-bridges-from-around-the-world

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridge_collapse

  • http://filebox.vt.edu/users/aschaeff/titlepage.html

  • http://science.howstuffworks.com/bridge1.htm

  • http://www.uwgb.edu/DutchS/structge/stress.htm


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