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Tower

Tower

Teams will design and build a Tower (Structure) meeting requirements specified in these rules to achieve the highest structural efficiency.

Division(s)
Regional Location
Impound
Eye Protection
Rules Location
BC
All
No
Type B
National Rulebook
Clarifications
Oct 16, 2023
TOW
4

(Division C) Design Log Template “Sketch of design”: A photograph will not be accepted in place of the hand or CAD drawing.

Oct 16, 2023
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3

Section 7.g.: Example score calculations (for Division B the Log Multiplier is always 1.0):

Sep 18, 2023
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2

Section 4.b: Division C - Teams may submit a Deisgn  Design Log of structures tested prior ti to competition and may earn a Log Book Multiplier if the log is complete.

Sep 7, 2023
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1

Section 7.g.iii.: Structure 3: mass = 10.12 g, Load Supported = 12,134 15,000 g + 5000 g Load Scored Bonus, Log Compliant Score (1.25x) = 2,116 2,470

Resources
Tower B VASO Checklist
.pdf
Download PDF • 93KB

Tower C VASO Checklist
.pdf
Download PDF • 94KB

VASO Tower Div B Scoring Spreadsheet

VASO Tower Div C Scoring Spreadsheet

Balsa Engineering YouTube Channel - dedicated to the year's SO Balsa Event

Science Olympiad TV Video - Div B Tower Template Build

 
SO Personal Protective Equipment
.pdf
Download PDF • 1.69MB

How to Make a Test Setup 2023
.pdf
Download PDF • 90KB
 

National Tower Div B page

National Tower Div C page

Student Resource Center (Scioly)

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