Definition of Tacoma narrows bridge
1. Noun. A suspension bridge across Puget Sound at Tacoma.
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Literary usage of Tacoma narrows bridge
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1. Vibrations and Waves by Benjamin Crowell (2002)
"Example: collapse of the Nimitz Freeway in an earthquake I led off the chapter with the dramatic collapse of the tacoma narrows bridge, mainly because a it ..."
2. Lightness: the Inevitable Renaissance of Minimum Energy Structures by Adriaan Beukers, Ed van Hinte (2005)
"Aerodynamic oscillations spectacularly brought down the Tacoma Narrows bridge in the US in 1940. Today much effort is being devoted to ensuring the safety ..."
3. Buckling of Bars, Plates, and Shells by Robert M. Jones (2006)
"... period from the 1970 failure of the Milford Haven bridge in Wales which followed the 1940 failure of the Tacoma Narrows bridge near Tacoma, Washington. ..."