02 BRIDGE MAKING (on the spot)
This is a competition in which each team will attempt build a bridge by using maximum 100 ice cream sticks, fevicol and a length of masking tape.
No. of Participants: 2 people in each team.
Time limit: 45 minutes
1. The bridge must be constructed using ice cream stick and Tape. The sticks can be interconnected directly or tape. No other form of fastening devices such as pins will be used. Sticks may be cut or slit, if desired.
2. The span (length) of the bridge will be measured before the loading process begins. To qualify, the span of the bridge must be at least 30 cm.
3. The bridge must have a smooth continuous driving deck that spans the entire length of the bridge.
4. The load will be applied to the deck of the bridge by means of a rope or strap that will hold the weight below the bridge. The bridge model will be loaded till failure.
Scoring will be based on the Mass supported by the bridge in grams.