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Unformatted text preview: On the bottom, the strip of metal would increase the tension force needed to break the bridge. Also, a diagram of a triangle was drawn, and it could be seen that a longer base and a skinnier top would be a stronger design then a skinnier base with a longer top. With these ideas in mind, the materials were put together in the time of two class periods and prepared for the crusher Design Parameters: The materials for this project were one one inch by two inch by fourteen inch block of Clear Redwood , one two inch by fourteen inch twenty gauge galvanized sheet of metal, two six inch zip ties,...
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- Spring '10
- Materials Science, Truss, Truss bridge, inch zip ties