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01:09 | Feb 11th, 2010
A short introduction to this album.
05:48 | May 11th, 2009
How the Silver Bridge and the Hi-Carpenter Bridge differed from other suspension bridges in one crucial aspect.
02:55 | May 11th, 2009
Why it's safer to incorporate more eyebars than are actually needed, to bear the weight of the bridge.
02:01 | May 11th, 2009
How the use of a new high-strength steel led to mistaken assumptions about safety.
02:27 | May 11th, 2009
How an investigation identified where the failure had occurred. A recovered eyebar is examined up close.
03:02 | May 11th, 2009
How increasing traffic and freezing temperatures triggered the failure. An eye-witness account of the collapse.
02:13 | May 11th, 2009
How an undetected 3mm crack formed over 39 years weakened the eyebar, and a forensic deconstruction of what happened during the accident.
04:49 | May 11th, 2009
The legacy of the Silver Bridge Disaster.
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Ethics in real life - Audio
Black British Jazz - HD video
Community Social Care - for iPod/iPhone
Social Care: Past and Present - for iPod/iPhone
Reith Lectures 2009: A new citizenship debate - Audio
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