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2000 Water Tower Competition

TCC Engineering Club
2000 Water Tower Competition

On Thursday, February 24, 2000, the TCC Engineering Club hosted a Water Tower Competition.  The goal of the contest was to build a supporting structure for a large vat of water using 1/4" x 1/4" balsa wood.  The vat was pumped full of water until the tower was crushed.  The winner's tower supported over 400 pounds!

Rules (Word document)


Results (Word document)