BASCULE BRIDGE

Bascule Bridge

Introduction

A bascule bridge is a movable bridge with a counter weight that continuously balances a span or leaf, throughout its upward swing to provide clearance for boat traffic

COMPETITION RULES

  1. NO OF MEMBERS IN TEAM:2
  2. WIDTH OF SPAN/LEAF- 15 CM
  3. LENGTH OF EACH SPAN/LEAF-30CM
  4. HEIGHT OF BRIDGE-15CM FROM THE CENTRE OF BRIDGE

Specification

  1. Pillars (Minimum 80mm)
  2. Plateform(length = breadth =250 to 350mm)
  3. Cello tape can be used to join plateform and pillars together however adhesives cannot be used anyway.
  4. Only four pillars are allowed. The points will be deducted if using more than 4 pillars.
  5. Points will be deducted if u will take extra material.The cello tape should be used at joints only.

Materials Provided:

  1. ICE CREAM
  2. PULLEY
  3. THREAD
  4. FOAM SHEET/CLAY
  5. FEVICOL/GUMS ETC

TEST OF BRIDGE

  • BENDING TEST
  • BRIDGE OPENING TEST