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Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Sydney Harbor Bridge is a acrh brigde in Sydney, Australia that links the main city of Sydney to the North Shore.

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What are the advantages of a swing bridge?

The swing bridge has very long spans, and behaves better in earthquakes then heavy rigid bridges. ANS 2 -Swing bridges can allow passage of very wide and high ships in a waterway. ...
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Definition for shear force and bending moment?

Shear Force: Sum of all Vertical Forces Whose acting on a Beam but Sum of all vertical Forces must be equal to Zero. Bending Moment: The Product of Force And Displacement is known as Bending moment. ...
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How many meters long is the Auckland harbor Bridge?

Length of Auckland Harbour Bridge The Auckland Harbour Bridge is just over a kilometre long (1020.5 metres), or 3348 feet long....
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What is the function of the sydney harbor bridge?

To enable people to cross the harbour in a vehicle or on foot.
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How long does it take to travel from Switzerland to the Philippines?

A random search from Geneva (GVA) to Manila (MNL) shows: OPTION 1: 17hr 30min via Doha (DOH) GVA - DOH Qatar Airways Flt 050 Dep 04:05pm 24Sep,Fri DOH - MNL Qatar Airways Flt 646 Dep 01:25am 25Sep,Sat Flight Duration: 15hr 10min; Layover Time: 2hr 20min; Total Trip Time: 17hr 30min A random search from Zurich (ZRH) to Manila (MNL) shows: OPTION 2: 18hr 20min via Dubai (DXB) ZRH - DXB Emirates Airlines Flt 086 Dep 10:15pm 24Sep,Fri DXB - MNL Emirates Airlines Flt 334...
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What is Sydney Harbour Bridge made of?

Materials used to construct the Sydney Harbor Bridge include: About 6,000,000 steel rivets, 2,800 tons of steelwork, including arch and mild steel approach spans, 122,000 cubic meters of rock was excavated for foundations. 95,000 cubic meters of concrete was used. 17,000 cubic meters of granite facing was used on the pylons and piers. 272,000 liters of paint were used for the initial 3 coats of paint. The span of the bridge was constructed using steel (mostly imported from the UK) with the...
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What date was Sydney Harbour Bridge completed and opened for traffic?

Sydney Harbour Bridge was opened to traffic on 19 March 1932. The bridge was built to connect the Sydney CBD with the North Shore commercial and residential areas on Sydney Harbour. Prior to this, the closest crossing was much further upstream. In 1912, John Bradfield was appointed chief engineer of the bridge project, which also had to include a railway. Plans were completed in 1916 but the start of World War I delayed implementation until 1922. Construction of the bridge began in 1924,...
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What Factors need to be considered for choosing where to build a bridge?

ground conditions access points local roads materials costs time local people opinions ...
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Where is the Sydney Harbour Bridge?

Sydney Harbour Bridge is the main bridge that connects the North Shore and the business district in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It crosses Sydney Harbour from Millers Point on one side, to Milsons Point on the other side. It was opened on 19 March 1932. See related link for a webcam. ...
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What is the newest type of bridge construction?

The newest type of bridge is a cable-stayed bridge
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Why was the Sydney Harbour Bridge built?

It was built to connect the central business district of Sydney with the populated areas on the North Shore of Sydney and create a direct route across the harbor. Ferries also cross the waters of Port Jackson. To speed up travel from one side of the Harbour to the other. It would have been horrible having to get your loads all the way around it all the time, it isn't the smallest thing. It was built to let people cross to the...
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How successful was the attack on sydney harbor?

It was a failure. On the the morning of June 1, 1942, three Japanese midget submarines entered Sydney Harbour intending to attack the US navy cruiser Chicago, docked at the Garden Island naval base. they did not succeed, one Japanese torpedo exploded against a sea wall next to a Royal Australian Navy accommodation boat, the HMAS Kuttabul. Twenty one sailors died aboard the Kuttabul trapped in small bunk rooms on the lower floors. ...
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How did Sydney settlers reach Sydney?

They came from England by sailing ship around the Cape of Good Hope in a voyage lasting up to eight months. ...
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What is another name for the Sydney Harbour Bridge?

The local nickname for the Sydney Harbour Bridge is "The coathanger", due to its distinctive arched shape. ...
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What are the measurements of the Rialto Bridge?

Width: 22.90 metres(75.1 ft) Height: 7.32 metres(24.0 ft) Longest span: 28.80 metres(94.5 ft) ...
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If it's 2pm EDT in the US what time is it in Melbourne Australia?

From the first Sunday of April until the first Sunday of October, it's 4 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST=UTC+10). Otherwise, it's 5 AM Eastern Daylight Saving Time (EDT=UTC+11). (Yes, the time zones in Melbourne and New York have the same names and abbreviations.) ...
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What is the bessemer process?

The mas production of high quailty steel
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When did the bombing of Sydney harbor occur?

The first attack was on the night of 31 May - 1 June 1942 by a Japanese midget submarine. The second was a shell attack by the mother submarine on 8 June 1942. This didn't exactly land in the harbour itself, but landed in the Eastern suburbs. It is thought that it was intended to strike the bridge. ...
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How long is the Sydney Harbour Bridge?

The total length of the Sydney Harbour Bridge including approach spans is 1149 metres and its arch span is 503 metres. The top of the arch is 134 metres above sea level. ...
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How could the collapse of the takoma narrows bridge be prevented?

The Tacoma Narrows Bridge was built in a location with high winds. High velocity winds can create an aerodynamic instability called flutter. Flutter may be mitigated by a stiff structure. That bridge was very flexible in torsion (more commonly known as twist). There were many warning signs of a disaster - the bridge had wild oscillations in high winds many times before it collapsed. If you ever see a video of a stop sign rotating about its post in a hurricane, as...