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spagheti bridge

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Introduction

Spaghetti Bridge

Aim

Designing an efficient model bridge structure, using cardboard, string and spaghetti, that can hold as much weight as possible.

Background information

Bridges are structural assemblies that are intuitively associated with rivers and natural obstacles however, bridge forms are present in many other structures.

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Middle

Method

The mass of cardboard was recorded. The bridge was constructed

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Conclusion

Efficiency = Fmax /W

Where Fmax is the maximum load, which was sustained for at least 10 seconds and W is the self-weight of the bridge  

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