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Bridge Failure Database

8-span Kiaochow-bridge (Yun River)

Year 1923
Type Rail
Country China (6)
Cause Limited knowledge
Details Resonance train-superstructure
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Collapse partial
Phase in service
Period 1900-1940
Continent Asia
References SCHEER, J., Versagen von Bauwerken, Band 1: BrŘcken, Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, 2000.
BAILEY et al., Niveau de sÚcuritÚ requis pour l'evaluation des ponts-routes existants, Report Nr. 566, Union suisse des professionnels de la route (VSS), Zurich, 2002.

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