A group of 25 fourth year students at Yarm School took part in the bridge building
programme, which incorporated maths, science and design and technology, as students worked with representatives from ICE to assemble its 13-metre scaled model cable-stayed bridge.
in the afternoon, pupils played team-building games - including spaghetti tower and bridge building
and a blindfold assault course.
This is a lightweight footbridge and ideal for providing an economic solution to bridge building
in awkward locations.
The temptation is to go straight to the pictures, but it is worth taking the trouble to read the introduction by Hugh Pearman which is a beautifully written account of the philosophy of the engineering and architectural aspects of bridge building
. Then follows the 'Brief History' by Matthew Wells (not so brief really) which is a comprehensive survey of bridges from the earliest Chinese examples (206BC) to the present, explaining structural aspects of design through the ages and the development of structural theory including all-important wind effects and dynamics.
TALENTED teenage girls at a Leamington school put their construction skills to the test when they took part in a bridge building
From mountain biking to bridge building
, apprentices from Stockton Middlesbrough, and Redcar and Cleveland councils competed in the Tees Valley Apprenticeship Challenge.
Young engineers from a Leamington girls' school pitted their skills against each other in a bridge building
contest this week.
On August 6, Acklam Library hosts a family bridge building