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Tacoma Narrows Bridge

The following provides a list of all the publications catalogued in Structurae that are relevant to this project.

  1. Scott, Richard (2001): In the Wake of Tacoma. Suspension Bridges and the Quest for Aerodynamic Stability. ASCE Press, Reston (USA).
  2. Hobbs, Richard S.: Catastrophe to Triumph. Bridges of the Tacoma Narrows. Washington State University Press, Seattle (USA).
  3. Wittfoht, Hans (1984): Buiding bridges. History, Technology, Construction. Beton-Verlag, Düsseldorf (Germany).
  4. Ketchum, Mark A. / Cheng, Kwong M.: Seismic analysis and behavior of three major western-U.S. suspension bridges (San Francisco-Oakland West Bay Crossing, Golden Gate Bridge, Tacoma Narrows Bridge). Presented at: Ponts suspendus et à haubans. Cable-stayed and suspension bridges, Deauville, 12.-15.10.1994, pp. 255.
  5. Petroski, Henry (1994): Design Paradigms. Case Histories of Error and Judgment in Engineering. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (United Kingdom), pp. 156-162.
  6. Torres Arcila, Martha (2002): Bridges - Ponts - Brücken. Atrium, Mexico City (Mexico), pp. 30-33.
  7. Prade, Marcel (1990): Les grands ponts du monde: Hors d'Europe. Brissaud, Poitiers (France), pp. 150-151.
  8. Larsen, Allan (2000): Aerodynamics of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge - 60 Years Later. In: Structural Engineering International, v. 10, n. 4 (November 2000), pp. 243-248.


  9. Dupré, Judith (1998): Brücken. Die Geschichte berühmter Brücken. Könemann, Cologne (Germany), pp. 114-115.
  10. Dupré, Judith: Les ponts. Une histoire des plus grands et plus célèbres ponts du monde. Könemann, Cologne (Germany), pp. 114-115.
  11. Jackson, Donald C. (1984): Great American Bridges and Dams. A National Trust Guide. John Wiley & Sons, New York (USA), pp. 327-328.
  12. Petroski, Henry (1985): To Engineer Is Human. The Role of Failure in Successful Design. 1st edition, Vintage Books, New York (USA), pp. 164-168.
  13. Ewert, Sven (2000): Hängebrücken - Vergangenheit, Gegenwart, Zukunft. In: Stahlbau, v. 69, n. 5 (May 2000), pp. 408-417.


  14. Ammann, Othmar H. / von Kármán, Theodore / Woodruff, Glenn B. (1941): The Failure of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Federal Works Agency, Washington (USA).
  15. Billington, David P. (1977): History and Esthetics in Suspension Bridges. In: Journal of the Structural Division (ASCE), v. 103 (August 1977), pp. 1655-1672.
  16. Brown, David J. (1993): Bridges. Macmillan Publishing Company, New York (USA), pp. 106-107.
  17. Dupré, Judith (1997): Bridges. A history of the world's most famous and important spans. Black Dog & Leventhal, New York (USA), pp. 114-115.
  18. Petroski, Henry (1995): Engineers of Dreams. Great Bridge Builders and The Spanning of America. Vintage Books, New York (USA), pp. 294-308.