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  • A fatal bug? Did computers cause the Air France disaster? Creative commons image Icon by Abdallahh, some rights reserved under Creative-Commons license

    A fatal bug? Did computers cause the Air France disaster?

    By Mike Richards

    We may never know why did the Air France Airbus A330 crashed in the Atlantic Ocean. Here we take a look at the...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Jul 2009

  • A fatal bug? Did computers cause the Air France disaster?

    A fatal bug? Did computers cause the Air France disaster? Creative commons image Icon by Abdallahh, some rights reserved under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 06 Jul 2009
    We may never know why did the Air France Airbus A330 crashed in the Atlantic Ocean. Here we take a look at the interim report in to the disaster
  • The Silver Bridge Disaster: Stresses and strains Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    The Silver Bridge Disaster: Stresses and strains

    By The Forensic Engineering team

    The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2009

  • The Silver Bridge Disaster: Stresses and strains

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    The Silver Bridge Disaster: Stresses and strains Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 Feb 2009
    The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a bridge built to last a century not make...
  • The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension

    By The Forensic Engineering team

    The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2009

  • The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension

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    The Silver Bridge Disaster: Eyebars in suspension Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Feb 2009
    The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a bridge built to last a century not make...
  • Collapse at Kinzua: Evidence for Tay Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    Collapse at Kinzua: Evidence for Tay

    By The Forensic Engineering team

    The collapse of the Kinzua Rail viaduct revealed what might be the crucial clue to solving an engineering mystery...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2009

  • Collapse at Kinzua: Evidence for Tay

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    Collapse at Kinzua: Evidence for Tay Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Feb 2009
    The collapse of the Kinzua Rail viaduct revealed what might be the crucial clue to solving an engineering mystery dating back to 1879. Part 3: The Evidence...
  • Collapse at Kinzua: Tornado Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    Collapse at Kinzua: Tornado

    By The Forensic Engineering team

    The collapse of the Kinzua Rail viaduct revealed what might be the crucial clue to solving an engineering mystery...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2009

  • Collapse at Kinzua: Tornado

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    Collapse at Kinzua: Tornado Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Feb 2009
    The collapse of the Kinzua Rail viaduct revealed what might be the crucial clue to solving an engineering mystery dating back to 1879. Part 2: Tornado
  • Collapse at Kinzua: Corrosion damage Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    Collapse at Kinzua: Corrosion damage

    By The Forensic Engineering team

    The collapse of the Kinzua Rail viaduct revealed what might be the crucial clue to solving an engineering mystery...

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    Audio

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2009

  • Collapse at Kinzua: Corrosion damage

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    Collapse at Kinzua: Corrosion damage Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Feb 2009
    The collapse of the Kinzua Rail viaduct revealed what might be the crucial clue to solving an engineering mystery dating back to 1879. Part 1: Corrosion...
  • Forensic Engineering: Weigh up the evidence for Tay Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Open2 team

    Forensic Engineering: Weigh up the evidence for Tay

    By The Forensic Engineering team

    Evaluating the evidence as to why the Tay Bridge collapsed, part of the BBC/OU's programme website for Forensic...

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    Article

    1 hour 30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Apr 2008

  • Forensic Engineering: Weigh up the evidence for Tay

    Forensic Engineering: Weigh up the evidence for Tay Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Open2 team
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour 30 mins Updated 23 Apr 2008
    Evaluating the evidence as to why the Tay Bridge collapsed, part of the BBC/OU's programme website for Forensic Engineering
  • Centre of gravity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Centre of gravity

    By The Forensic Engineering team

    What role does the centre of gravity play in keeping structures upright - or failing to?

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    Activity

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Mar 2008

  • Centre of gravity

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    Centre of gravity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Mar 2008
    What role does the centre of gravity play in keeping structures upright - or failing to?
  • OU on the BBC: Forensic Engineering - The Tay Bridge Disaster Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dundee City Council
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 May 2007

  • OU on the BBC: Forensic Engineering - The Tay Bridge Disaster

    OU on the BBC: Forensic Engineering - The Tay Bridge Disaster Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dundee City Council
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 May 2007
    Discover for yourself how forensic skills can explain the Tay Bridge Disaster - and more recent catastrophes.
  • The Tay Bridge Disaster: Timeline Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: St Andrew's Valentine Collection

    The Tay Bridge Disaster: Timeline

    By The Forensic Engineering team

    Timeline of events related to the Tay Bridge disaster, part of the BBC/OU's programme website for Forensic Engineering

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 May 2007

  • The Tay Bridge Disaster: Timeline

    The Tay Bridge Disaster: Timeline Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: St Andrew's Valentine Collection
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 May 2007
    Timeline of events related to the Tay Bridge disaster, part of the BBC/OU's programme website for Forensic Engineering

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  • Tay Bridge disaster

    The sudden collapse of Scotland's Tay Bridge in 1879 killed more than 70 rail passengers and shocked the population. An extensive inquiry was...

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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    06 May 2016

  • Tay Bridge disaster

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    Tay Bridge disaster Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 06 May 2016
    The sudden collapse of Scotland's Tay Bridge in 1879 killed more than 70 rail...
  • Introduction to forensic engineering

    Why do products fail and who finds out why? In this free course, Introduction to forensic engineering, we enter the complex world of forensic...

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    20 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    17 Mar 2016

  • Introduction to forensic engineering

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    Introduction to forensic engineering Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Advanced level Duration 20 hours Updated 17 Mar 2016
    Why do products fail and who finds out why? In this free course, Introduction to...
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