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Collapse: When Structures Fail (CineMuse Library)

From tumbling cranes and exploding steam pipes in midtown Manhattan to collapsing bridges in Minneapolis, everything seems to be falling apart. Host and urban planner Emmanuel Pratt visits testing facilities and construction sites, identifying the forces that lead to structural failure. Structural engineers examine the health of various buildings and show how these buildings are being monitored to stay safe.

42 minutes
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