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Forth Road Bridge

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Scotland's Forth Road Bridge may not be the most beautiful bridge over the Firth of Forth, but it is an incredible feat of engineering and is integral to the economy of the entire area. However, rust is threatening to destroy the cables that suspend the road. This free course uses video to explore the issues associated with the potential demise of this great bridge.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the basic structural issues of the Forth Road Bridge
  • give examples of how engineers are trying to alleviate the wear and tear on the bridge.

First Published: 10/08/2012

Updated: 29/11/2018

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