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by nambui0701
December 5th, 2018, 1:18 pm
Forum: Boomilever B/C
Topic: Boomilever B/C
Replies: 370
Views: 36159

Re: Boomilever B/C

Hey guys :) I am a new member of SO and Boomilever event. May I ask if there is any mathematical / engineering approach to building the Boomilever instead of just blindly building and testing?

Much appreciate any answer.
by nambui0701
December 27th, 2017, 1:24 am
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: Towers B/C
Replies: 524
Views: 66196

Re: Towers B/C

Hello, So we've talked about the buckling strength and how to use that with the inverse square table to find the appropriate bracing interval. I have a question though: in what way does the bracing trusses' density / dimension influence the legs' strength? Seems like pretty much everyone goes with 1...
by nambui0701
December 11th, 2017, 5:57 pm
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: Towers B/C
Replies: 524
Views: 66196

Re: Towers B/C

Hello Balsa Man, First, I want to thank you for the vast information and resources you've generously put into this forum. This is my first year doing Science Olympiad and I had no idea what's going on or how to build a tower prior to October. However, reading your answers you replied to others reall...
by nambui0701
November 29th, 2017, 2:04 pm
Forum: Towers B/C
Topic: Wood
Replies: 40
Views: 4384

Re: Wood

Do you have any images of the 'safety cage'? I'm trying to construct one, it'd be really helpful to have some examples.

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