Trusses & Bridges
Truss Bridge Design Activity: This is it! The big project for the unit. Bridges are due 10/23 at the beginning of class. Write Ups are due the following Tuesday.
CAD Bridge Design Tutorial: Click the link to access the Tutorial for the West Point Bridge Designer. You can download the software for free on your home computer HERE. (10/7)
Bridge Building Activity #1: Building directions start on page 13. (9/23)
Khan Academy: Intro to Vectors, if you need extra help.
Khan Academy: Intro to Trigonometry, if you need extra help.
West Point Bridge Designer: Download the free software and design your own bridge!
Engineering Encounters: A lesson on analyzing trusses and force vectors. (HINT: I used this for the lecture in class!)