Great Bridges to Visit: Tim Parrott
"No one disputes that bridges are built to carry traffic, but great bridges have a way of asserting themselves and acquiring a hold over the public imagination more akin to that of a work of art. The suspension bridges at Clifton and the Menai Straits are in this class. We will also examine bridges in Europe and the USA, introducing simple engineering principles to reveal how the structure works. ."
Tutor: Tim Parrott
"Tim Parrott, who took his degree at Cambridge, has been teaching short courses in popular science to adults for many years. He is especially keen to engage those with little or no prior knowledge