6 July 2009
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Q.How far does the eiffel tower move
A.The Eiffel Tower sways around 6cm-7cm cm from side to side in the wind. Also, due to thermal expansion, the tower can move up to 18cm away from the sun.
Q.Do sky scrapers move in high winds ?
A.Skyscrapers can safely move several feet in either direction in the wind. They are designed with steel or concrete cores to minimise this for occupants.
Q.Who built sway tower in sway hampshire?
A.Sway Tower was built by Judge Andrew Thomas Turton Peterson between 1879 and 1885. It is the tallest folly tower in the world at 66 metres (200ft).
Q.How much does blackpool tower move during high winds
A.In a 70 mph wind the Blackpool Tower will sway only 1 inch at the top. However once the wind exceeds 45 mph the tower top is closed.