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Bridge Failure Database

Bridge over Hardenbergstrasse in Berlin

Year 1936
Type Road
Country Germany (55)
Cause Limited knowledge
Details New high yield strength, but brittle steel
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Collapse no
Phase in service
Period 1900-1940
Continent Europe
References SCHEER, J., Versagen von Bauwerken, Band 1: Brücken, Ernst & Sohn, Berlin, 2000.
SMITH, D.W., Bridge failures, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Part 1, Vol. 60, 1976, pp. 367-382.

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