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by Taishaku
Thu Apr 20, 2006 9:27 am
Forum: Bridges & Towers
Topic: Structure strength
Replies: 4
Views: 30678

OA = Outside Assistance? Well, I'm doing this for Odyssey or any competition, it's a Physics project at my school. I basically need to design a bridge with a 8in base and 6in top. The project scoring will be similar to Odyssey's. A stand with a gap 6in across and weights ontop. All the weight theref...
by Taishaku
Fri Mar 24, 2006 12:30 am
Forum: Bridges & Towers
Topic: Structure strength
Replies: 4
Views: 30678

Structure strength

My Physics teacher wants us to build a bridge with balsa without laminating.

It has to have an 8 inch base and 6 inch top... so there's no support being put on the pedestal it's placed upon.

Which structure is stronger? Trapezoids or domes?

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