Mechanics, Architecture, and Bridge Failure

In this Library Chat, physicist Emlyn Hughes and architectural historian and practitioner Lynnette widder discuss the Tacoma Bridge failure and the mechanics of disaster.
Emlyn Hughes
United States
Lynnette Widder
United States

Lynnette Widder is Associate Professor of Practice in Columbia University’s Masters of Sustainability Management program. She is a practicing architect and holds a doctoral degree in architectural history from the Eidegnössiche Technische Hochschule in Zurich, Switzerland.


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