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    Art Can Be Functional

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    that defies the philosophy of Immanuel Kant. Bridges exist as art, and thus engineers exist as artists. Although bridges stand as feats of engineering that perform the task of connection, bridges also display great beauty. Undoubtedly, beautiful bridges evoke an array of emotions from observers, much the same as an inspired painting, and thus offer warnings that Kubl... ... middle of paper ... ...ltimately, since the George Washington Bridge qualifies as art, while also utilizing rational

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    The Hudson River

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    The Hudson River Hudson River is one of the beautiful rivers in the state of New York . Hudson river was named after Henry Hudson but was founded by another man named Giovanni da Verrazzano.Hudson river is a very nice place to go site seeing. On the river boats, jet ski’s, and other automobiles. Hudson river is a river that is in between New Jersey and New York. Hudson river length is 315 miles long and 507 kilometers. This river is in between two states, one is New

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    analysis report on the Tacoma Narrows bridge. The bridge collapsed on November 7th, 1940 just over four months after it was opened to the public on July 1st, 1940(Green, 2006). The only casualties(good word??) from the bridge collapse were reporter Leonard Coatsworth’s car and dog. The bridge’s design and failure will be discussed, as well as new suspension bridge design methods. 2. Description of Failure Other similar built bridges such as the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco can have vertical

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    This essay will review major bridge collapses, and how they were resolved to improve the design of future bridges. The two main causes of bridge failure, wind loads and improper design or design flaws, will be discussed with examples like the Tacoma bridge collapse of 1940 and the I-35 Mississippi River bridge collapse of 2007 later on in the paper (4, 1). Although these are the two usual causes of bridge collapse there are also many other reasons for bridge failure such as, corrosion by environment

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    failure analysis report the topic of choice that will be addressed is the engineering failure of the 1940 Tacoma Narrows Bridge in the U.S.A state of Washington that collapsed in the November 1940 due to its structural design not being aerodynamic, which caused the phenomenon called aeroelastic flutter to occur. The report will address the type of failure the 1940 Tacoma Narrow Bridge is classified under and strategies to mitigate the problem. The report will also discuss the reason for its failure

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    Suspension bridges were important before 1940 and are still important today. Major cities such as San Francisco, and Manhattan both have a suspension bridge. Suspension bridges are,” a bridge having a deck suspended from cables anchored at their extremities and usually raised on towers” (dictionary.com). Due to the fact that suspension bridges are not completely supported throughout the length of the bridge, past bridges were unsafe. For example, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge was a suspension bridge opened

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    The Tacoma Narrows Bridge, was also known as the Galloping Gertie, was one of the most famous cause study of structure failure in the world. The idea for constructuring of the bridge came up in the date back to 1889 with a Northern Pacific Railway proposal for a trestle. Then after a few yerars of concreted and construction with the cost of over 6,400,000 dallors, the bridge was been build and became the third longest and the most flexible suspension bridge in the world of its time of 1900s with

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    Golden Gate Bridge is a major tourist attraction in San Francisco, California. It is one of the longest suspension bridges in the world and it’s also the top suicide location in the world.The Golden Gate Bridge is a symbol of Northern California. The bridge serves as a means of transportation. The Golden Gate Bridge is located across the San Francisco Bay in San Francisco, California. Construction began January 5, 1933, and the bridge opened to the public May 28, 1937. The bridge connects

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    The Golden Gate Bridge is a major tourist attraction in San Francisco, California. It is one of the longest suspension bridges in the world. It’s also the top suicide location in the world.The Golden Gate Bridge is a symbol of Northern California. The bridge serves as a means of transportation. The Golden Gate Bridge is located across the San Francisco Bay in San Francisco, California. Construction began January 5, 1933, and the bridge opened to the public May 28, 1937. The bridge connects the city

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    Bridges

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    REASEARCH PAPER Bridges have been around sense the beginning of time. The Ancient Roman engineers used two significant innovations, the cofferdam and cement. The cofferdam is when the put wooden spikes in to the bottom of the river then used watertight clay over the spikes to make a bridge. Now today there are more efficient ways to make a bridge then just out of cement and clay. There are Suspension Bridges, Arch Bridges, Covered Bridges and many more. Suspension bridges have become a very common

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