Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Popsicle Truss Bridge Building Contest 2010

The Civil Engineering Society of De La Salle University-Manila is again inviting civil engineering students from Philippine CE schools to join the Bridge Building Contest. The challenge is to create a popsicle truss bridge which will span a given distance subject to the bridge specifications or limitations in weight, heigth, width and length. The rules can be viewed in the slide show embedded here. There are also tips on how to make your bridge win the strength competition. The deadline and testing of the bridges is on Feb . 13, 2010. You may read related blog posts here such as the testing of the bridges, truss analysis and winning bridges in the last competition. Happy Bridge Building. For more details, join the yahoo group:

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