Student Council of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Architecture | University of Maribor
In 3 days teams should design and build optimal spaghetti bridge, which can bair greatest load possible.
31 March 2020
Deadline for registration / or until the places are filled
4. – 6. May 2020
How strong is the bridge contest
MATERIALS FOR THE CONTEST
- Primary material is Barilla n.7 spaghetti
- Hot glue for joints
- Knifes, rubber bands and other hand tools
- It is allowed to use computer software for structural analasys and defining bridge construction
- Electric tools are not allowed
Teams must build their bridges in accordance with the rules. After registriation teams will receive exact schedule of the contest. With this instructions teams should make their design for the bridge before the contest itself. Team must consist of 3 participants.
The bridge with maximum bearing capacity will win.
The rules are published in the tab rules.
Material for contest:
- Barilla n.7 spaghetti
- Hot glue and hot guns
- Knifes and rubber bands
Snacks and beverages during competition
3 days “Bad & Breakfast” accomodation, lunches, dinners and various banquets
Parties, other social events and new friendships
New practical skills
- 1st place – 1000 EUR
- 2nd place – 600 EUR
- 3rd place – 300 EUR
- 1st place – 500 EUR
30 EUR per team;
140 EUR for a team of three students with three nights accomodation in hostel;
170 EUR for a team of three students with mentor and with three nights accomodation in hostel;