during crossing over a bridge soldiers are advised to break their steps.why?

Asked by Akash Sundi | 12th Mar, 2012, 02:50: PM

Expert Answer:

To avoid excessive stressing of the bridge. If they march in steps, there is a chance that their steps will coincide with the resonant frequency of the bridge and cause possibly dangerous amplified shaking of the whole structure.

Answered by  | 12th Mar, 2012, 04:49: PM

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