Have You Heard Of Vortex Shedding?!

You may not have heard of ‘Vortex Shedding’ before now, but the below video is apparently an excellent example of it. According to the Highways Agency vortex shedding happens “when the natural frequency of a lamp column matches the speed of the wind”, although it’s very rare to have the ‘perfect storm’ where wind speed, direction and the target object all match resonance…..

 

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