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Author: Will LymanGreg LanningNancy LavinLil CranfieldDarlow Smithson Production.All authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Learning Channel ; Bethesda, MD : Distributed by Discovery Channel Video, 1999.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look at how defects in design and construction cause catastrophic structural failures. Examines the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Italy, Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington, Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Schoharie Bridge in New York State, and the Vaiont Dam in Italy.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Will Lyman; Greg Lanning; Nancy Lavin; Lil Cranfield; Darlow Smithson Production.; Learning Channel (Firm); Discovery Channel (Firm); Channel Four (Great Britain)
OCLC Number: 45164256
Credits: Directors, Jenny Morgan, Paul Mitchell, Amir Amirani, Greg Lanning; series producer, Greg Lanning; producers, Caroline Hecks, Noddy Sahota, Julianna Challenor, Hannah Wilson; music, Ian Butcher, Stephen Faux. For TLC: executive producer, Nancy Lavin; production manager, Lil Cranfield.
Performer(s): Narrator, Will Lyman.
Description: 4 videocassettes (200 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: [v. 1] Extreme force --
[v. 2] Failure by design --
[v. 3] Overload --
[v. 4] Under pressure.
Other Titles: TLC presents Collapse
Responsibility: Darlow Smithson Production for Channel 4 Television and the Learning Channel.

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A look at how defects in design and construction cause catastrophic structural failures. Examines the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Italy, Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington, Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Schoharie Bridge in New York State, and the Vaiont Dam in Italy.

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by Arthos118 (WorldCat user published 2021-10-16) Excellent Permalink

Very good educational VHS. When I'm able to get it on interlibrary loan occasionally I still learn something every time I rewatch it.

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