OISF – TALK – TWA SPAN LANG: TALES OF SCOTTISH BRIDGES

When:
September 7, 2017 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
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2017-09-07T16:30:00+01:00
Where:
King Street Halls
King Street
Kirkwall KW15 1JF
UK
Cost:
£2-£4
Contact:
Orkney International Science Festival (OISF)

Prof. Iain MacLeod of Strathclyde University highlights the engineering skills behind the new Queensferry Crossing, and looks back at past challenges and differing outcomes – from the great Telford bridge at Craigellachie to the old Tay rail bridge’s terrible failure.
Supported by IESIS, a Scottish engineering institution