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November 16, 2007

c / lambda

devadutta @ 9:37 am, GMT +0000 ( 1195205870 ) Play

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Connect 1 and 2 to a physics concept.

Cracked by: srikanth , nisha’s thambi , udupendra , teju , Biki , Anirudh , alephnull , shreyas , Shakeel , sidsen , piezocake , bs , Tathagata Chatterjee , Arjun , yaksha , Gammafunction , jayanth , VikraM , bobo and Quehin.

Answer:

Resonance

The video in 2 is one of the most dramatic demonstrations of resonance in action.

1 is also an awesome example of resonance in action. Check out some pics of that place to see what I mean.

and oh.. for the answer modified version of Srikanth’s answer

Resonance.1. The map points to the Bay of Fundy. The resonance between the frequency of waves going across the bay and the high-tide to low-tide period of that area causes HUGE differences in the amount of water at the shore.

2. The video is Galloping Gertie(Tacoma Narrows bridge) collapsing due to resonance with the “hardware” of the bridge itself, and its movement caused by the winds.”


22 Responses to “c / lambda”

  1. srikanth

    Resonance.

    The map points to the Bay of Fundy, somewhere in Scotland. The resonance between the frequency of waves going across the bay and the high-tide to low-tide period of that area causes HUGE differences in the amount of water at the shore.

    The video is Galloping Gertie collapsing due to resonance with the “hardware” of the bridge itself, and its movement caused by the winds.


  2. nishas thambi

    mechanical resonance- the video is of the tacoma narrows bridge collapse

    turns out that the pic is of some place called the bay of fundy which is supposedly prone to tidal resonances..


  3. udupendra
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    Mechanical Resonance.

    1. Tidal Resonance in Bay of Fundy
    2. Tacoma Narrows bridge collapse


  4. teju
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    1.Bay of Fundy – known for its high tidal range and highest vertical tidal range because of tidal resonance

    2. Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse partially due to mechanical resonance caused by wind.

    Both connect to Resonance


  5. Biki
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    resonance


  6. Anirudh

    Resonance.

    1. Bay of Fundy known for it’s high tides caused by resonance
    2. The Tacoma narrows bridge collapse due to resonance


  7. alephnull

    Resonance ? (2) is the collapse of a bridge due to resonance with the wind and (1) is the famous Bay of Fundy tides which are extraordinarily high due to resonance with the local geography.


  8. shreyas

    The physics concept is resonance.. The Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapsed due to resonance caused by wind.. While the Bay of Fundy experiences tidal resonance..


  9. Wavelength (?) (Wave-length and wavelength)


  10. Shakeel

    the concept is Resonance.
    First is the part of Nimitz freeway which collapsed in an earthquake ,due to resonance on a mixture of low frequencies from earthquake.
    Second is collapse of Tacoma Narrows Bridge which again collapsed due to the phenomenon.


  11. sidsen
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    Resonance is the physics concept that would connect the two. Bay of fundy has the highest tides owing to tidal resonance, and torisional resonance on the tacoma bridge led to its fall. stunning question.


  12. piezocake

    Resonance.


  13. bs

    Resonance.

    1. Saint John/Bay of Fundy region, the Reversing Falls phenomenon is due to resonance among the waves caused by the tidal interaction.
    2. The Tacoma Narrows collapse due to wind induced mechanical resonance.


  14. Tathagata Chatterjee
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    Mechanical resonance.

    Regards,
    Tathagata Chatterjee


  15. Ok, I guess it is something to do with Mechanical Resonance.

    That’s the video of ‘gallopin gertie’ which use I-beams and therefore was not protected from torsional aeroelastic flutter. However, I don’t see how this could have anything to do with the Great Glen fault line (or Aspy fault line) in the other picture… some of the world’s most beautiful (and deadly) valleys…

    So I’m going to go with Mechanical Resonance. The hint in the title being ‘frequency’


  16. yaksha
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    2>[rip]
    The wind-induced collapse occurred on November 7, 1940 at 11:00 AM(Pacific time), due partially to a physical phenomenon known as mechanical resonance which was setup due to ‘vortex shredding’
    [/rip]
    st.john’s bridge is part of the Thousand Islands Bridge System


  17. Gammafunction
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    1. Bay of Fundy which has the highest vertical tidal range due to tidal resonance

    2.Tacoma Narrows bridge-destroyed due to resonance with wind frequencies(I think)

    So the connect is the concept of resonance.


  18. jayanth
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    resonance?


  19. VikraM

    resonance….
    1. the bay of fundy- highest tides on earth due to resonance
    2. the tacoma bridge disaster….caused again by resonance, a good reason to keep it in mind…


  20. resonance


  21. Quehin

    Resonance.


  22. ht

    Resonance

    pic: Bay of Fundy – Tidal Resonance
    video: Tacoma Bridge collapse – Mechanical Resonance


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