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Balsa Wood Bridge Project


On this page I will post information on this quarter's project.

Project Guidelines Word pdf

Introduction to Project

Download these templates and use them for submitting your deliverables. I will not accept 'last-minute sketches'. You are free to attach other pages/documents but make sure to add your names at the top of every page.

Design Proposal Template D1

Modeling Template D2

Final Report: none, you will test your bridge

Modeling Software


Helpful links:

Some terminology for trusses  01   02

Balsawood tricks

Garrett Boon's Balsa Wood Bridge Site

Balsa Facts

Explore some bridge designs and play a game (on page 4).

Bridge Basics


For kids (and the kid in us):
Bridge Design
Online Lab Activities

Last updated: January 24, 2016

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