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(LiveLeak)   A Brazillian train derailment. That's a lot of derail....oh. Oops   (liveleak.com) divider line 19
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2013-03-08 11:27:43 AM  
Angles and physics, how do they work?
 
2013-03-08 12:11:28 PM  
Somebody call in some Russian crane operators!

/I hear the BRIC nations are going to dominate the world economy any day now
 
2013-03-08 12:58:46 PM  
Guys, I think I speak for us all here when i say that was a close shave.
 
2013-03-08 01:19:30 PM  
If one of those cables snapped those dudes would have been sliced in half
 
2013-03-08 01:42:49 PM  

styckx: If one of those cables snapped those dudes would have been sliced in half


In the Navy, they showed us a video of what happens when a line snaps. I never stood anywhere near a line under tension after that.
 
2013-03-08 01:47:58 PM  
This is my new favorite train derailment video.

Now I guess they'll have to bring in another locomotive to pull the newly derailed locomotive...
 
2013-03-08 01:50:15 PM  

SnarfVader: styckx: If one of those cables snapped those dudes would have been sliced in half

In the Navy, they showed us a video of what happens when a line snaps. I never stood anywhere near a line under tension after that.


Holy crap!
 
2013-03-08 01:55:02 PM  

lohphat: SnarfVader: styckx: If one of those cables snapped those dudes would have been sliced in half

In the Navy, they showed us a video of what happens when a line snaps. I never stood anywhere near a line under tension after that.

Holy crap!


Not the one I saw, but close enough. I don't think the one I saw would be on YouTube due to graphic content.
 
2013-03-08 01:58:45 PM  
I thought that would go a lot smoother than it did.

That's a lot of train derailments.

/Just getting those two jokes out of the way.
 
2013-03-08 02:34:29 PM  
Rederailment?  Reedy Railment.
 
2013-03-08 05:36:02 PM  

SnarfVader: lohphat: SnarfVader: styckx: If one of those cables snapped those dudes would have been sliced in half

In the Navy, they showed us a video of what happens when a line snaps. I never stood anywhere near a line under tension after that.

Holy crap!

Not the one I saw, but close enough. I don't think the one I saw would be on YouTube due to graphic content.


go on....
 
2013-03-08 05:37:57 PM  

rtaylor92: SnarfVader: lohphat: SnarfVader: styckx: If one of those cables snapped those dudes would have been sliced in half

In the Navy, they showed us a video of what happens when a line snaps. I never stood anywhere near a line under tension after that.

Holy crap!

Not the one I saw, but close enough. I don't think the one I saw would be on YouTube due to graphic content.

go on....


*shudder*
 
2013-03-08 05:50:07 PM  

rtaylor92: SnarfVader: lohphat: SnarfVader: styckx: If one of those cables snapped those dudes would have been sliced in half

In the Navy, they showed us a video of what happens when a line snaps. I never stood anywhere near a line under tension after that.

Holy crap!

Not the one I saw, but close enough. I don't think the one I saw would be on YouTube due to graphic content.

go on....


when a mooring line goes, it's stretched out pretty far, like a rubber band. nylon stretches quite a lot. when it lets go the parted ends snap back at the sorts of velocities you find in fighter jets and bullets.

and the impact...

well, to put it plainly, while the line won't cut you(because it's three inches thick), the impact force of a 3" mooring hawser that's snapped is so overwhelming that if the line doesn't just blow through you via blunt-impact, the shock of the impact is enough to make the area hit explode from hydrostatic shock.  you will, literally, burst like a melon.

carl brashear(cuba gooding character in that diving movie) lost his leg roundabouts the knee from a 2" line that snapped back on him. the impact basically blew through and out the back of his calf/knee at the sort of velocity the aforementioned bullets achieve and the shockwave severed the flesh on the sides.

and even if you're not cut up by the line, the impact energy is in the thousands of foot-pounds range. you're not walking away from that unless you are extremely lucky.
 
2013-03-08 08:10:35 PM  

buttery_shame_cave: well, to put it plainly, while the line won't cut you(because it's three inches thick), the impact force of a 3" mooring hawser that's snapped is so overwhelming that if the line doesn't just blow through you via blunt-impact, the shock of the impact is enough to make the area hit explode from hydrostatic shock.  you will, literally, burst like a melon.


What happenes when a mooring cleat is ripped out of a dock and hits you in the head: Disneyland pays your family $25M
 
2013-03-08 10:39:40 PM  
Well that was foreseeable. What are cranes for?
 
2013-03-08 10:47:07 PM  
yo dawg
 
2013-03-09 07:51:58 AM  

Old_Chief_Scott: This is my new favorite train derailment video.

Now I guess they'll have to bring in another locomotive to pull the newly derailed locomotive...



How about trucks getting stuck?
www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDY6bWT5oTM
 
2013-03-09 09:05:08 AM  
If only there were a term to describe how horribly wrong the recovery of that train derailment was going...
 
2013-03-09 02:59:41 PM  
Stringline effect.
 
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