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Inverythan Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 19th century
Status: collapsed (1882)

Project Type

Structure: Girder bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Material: Iron bridge

Location

Location: , , ,

Technical Information

Materials

girders cast iron

Notes

The bridge collapsed due to material failure at the point of maximum bending where two cast iron girders where joined. The connection itself was not the cause of the failure, but "honeyombing" that reduced the strength of the girder at that very point.

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20010394
  • Date created
    29/09/2003
  • Last Update
    14/02/2018