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December 16, 2002— Ottawa, Ontario


Photo of a model of the Tacoma (suspended bridge) in the low speed wind tunnel.


Low Speed Wind Tunnel (NRC-IAR)

The world's first test of two complete models of a suspension bridge has been conducted in the 9 m wind tunnel. The models of the existing and proposed Tacoma Narrows Bridges were tested in order to identify potentially significant wind interference effects arising from their proximity.

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