The Tacoma Narrows Fallacy

Teach your teacher: the collapse of the Tacoma Narrows bridge WASN'T resonance.

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-14 1. loadrunner commented 12 years ago

He says it IS NOT the wind, in the beginning of the video. and at the end he says it IS the wind
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+18 2. Spenzord commented 12 years ago

It was obviously Godzilla
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+6 3. Cloe commented 12 years ago

#1 either your understanding of english is bad or you can't really follow mus be the second one and you must be that kid in class who has no business with what the teacher is saying:D
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+18 4. spynode commented 12 years ago

#1 All you heard was wind?
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+7 5. sntboss commented 12 years ago

I like it , I want more of this <3
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+6 6. binarybill commented 12 years ago

He sure can draw quick. :|
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+4 7. banzemanga commented 12 years ago

This video takes it to the other extreme. There was resonance in the bridge collapse. But the resonance was NOT caused by the the wind ALONE. Resonance was the product of both aeroelasticity and wind together. Aeroelasticity alone would not cause the bridge collapse neither.
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+3 8. Granko commented 12 years ago

Don't tell me, I haven't seen the video yet. I think it's flutter.
[2 mins later]: yeaah, I'm goooood :x
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+2 9. tiggfigg commented 12 years ago

Damn Mythbusters lied again.
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0 10. Rigel commented 12 years ago

Ridiculously cool video until that joke at the end
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-1 11. donotthink commented 12 years ago

well, i'm underwhelmed. ho fucking hum.
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0 12. cyberdevil commented 12 years ago

Oh! I just learned something! Tacoma Narrows. The name had completely evaded my mind...
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0 13. Tehnol commented 12 years ago

He forgot to mention flutter IS a kind of resonance.