Engineering & Technology Bridge Building Work Sheet

Name_____________________________________

Date______________________________________

Period_____________________________________

Engineering & Technology  Bridge Building              

 

1)   What was the objective of your project?

 

 

2)   List the instructions.

 

 

 

3)   List at least (7) materials(Bill of Materials )  used in this project 

 

a)

 

b)

 

c)

 

d)

 

e)

 

f)

 

g)

 

 

4) Explain the purpose of each item that was  to construct the bridge.

 

a)

 

 

b)

 

 

c)

 

 

d)

 

 

 

e)

 

 

f)

 

 

 

 

g)

 

 

 

5)   List (2) problems or difficulties that you encountered with the project?

 

a)

 

 

b)

 

 

 

6)   How did you solve the problems?

 

a)Problem # 1

 

 

b)Problem # 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

7)   Use the internet and locate or name (5) well known bridges in the United States.

 

a)

 

b)

 

c)

 

d)

 

e)

 

8)   Count the structural members of your design project. How many    did your bridge use? ____________

 

 

9)   From your computer design which type of member was the most cost effective (Hint: the cheapest)?

 

 

10) Do an internet search or watch the video or do a library search and explain what happened to the Tacoma Washington Bridge.

 

 

 

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