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Unformatted text preview: and placed in a large field to be sorted. The allowed a team of engineers to locate the initial broken piece. This was the first piece of the puzzle in learning why the bridge collapsed and more specifically why the eyebar initially broke. Once the problem piece was revealed, the issue of how it broke was the main issue. The workers spent a great deal of time taking a microscopic look at the eyebar, until they finally found the brittle iron on the inside of the eyebar. 3) From this collapse, engineers are able to learn the faults of unregulated iron forging and the lack of testing materials before they are put into a bridge....
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- Fall '07