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June 01, 2004— Ottawa, Ontario
1. NRC Opens Its Doors Photo Gallery
During "Doors Open Ottawa", the National Research Council (NRC) invites you to take a "virtual" tour, explore three NRC sites and observe Canadian science and innovation in action!
6. Tacoma Narrows Bridge Models Tested in NRC Wind Tunnel
In 1940, Tacoma, Washington's original Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapsed due to aerodynamic instability during high winds. As a result of this catastrophe, bridges routinely undergo wind tunnel testing during the design process to minimize wind-induced vibrations. Find out more about NRC's expertise in testing bridge models.