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by BlueRed07
January 4th, 2013, 8:14 pm
Forum: 2013 Build Events
Topic: Robot Arm C
Replies: 425
Views: 41886

Re: Robot Arm C

I know that the bonus jug is unmodified besides the cap but has anybody noticed any trends of which way the handle is facing on the jug?
by BlueRed07
December 15th, 2012, 2:44 pm
Forum: 2013 Build Events
Topic: Elastic Launched Glider C
Replies: 454
Views: 70324

Re: Elastic Launched Glider C

I have made a glider which has a pretty decent descent rate. The only problem is that no matter how much I change the stab tilt or the rudder, I can't seem to get it to turn left without adding weight to the left wingtip. This additional weight greatly reduces the descent rate. Does anybody have any...
by BlueRed07
December 1st, 2012, 1:58 pm
Forum: 2013 Build Events
Topic: Elastic Launched Glider C
Replies: 454
Views: 70324

Re: Elastic Launched Glider C

Is it ok to make the hook out of a thin piece of metal as opposed to wood? I am not sure if metal is allowed, however, due to the part in the rules stating that the functional components (including the fuselage) must be made out of wood, foam, etc. I have tried both and it seems like the metal is fa...
by BlueRed07
October 11th, 2012, 5:02 pm
Forum: 2013 Lab Events
Topic: Experimental Design B/C
Replies: 152
Views: 21745

Re: Experimental Design B/C

The rules are pretty unclear on the need for a regression analysis but the latest rubric seems to indicate that a regression analysis is necessary to earn all 4 points under Div. C. only statistics.
by BlueRed07
October 10th, 2012, 6:17 pm
Forum: 2013 Lab Events
Topic: Experimental Design B/C
Replies: 152
Views: 21745

Re: Experimental Design B/C

The rubric this year http://www.soinc.org/sites/default/files/uploaded_files/ExperimentalDesign%20Rubric%202-29-12v2_0.pdf for C stats indicate that a regression analysis is necessary to earn the 4 extra points. As a regression analysis is pretty time consuming,does anybody have suggestions on the q...
by BlueRed07
October 8th, 2012, 4:21 pm
Forum: 2013 Build Events
Topic: Elastic Launched Glider C
Replies: 454
Views: 70324

Re: Elastic Launched Glider C

Sorry if this question has already been asked, but when the rules say the nose of the fuselage must be less than ~ 13.7mm, does this mean the nose with or without any ballast(such as Plasticine) that changes the size of the nose?

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