University of Southern California The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering Pre-College Summer Programs - Student Portfolios

Greetings from Group 2 2013 (Group X)!!!

 
CIVIL ENGINEERING
 
Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings.
 
TASK
 
Group 2 is composed of Eric, Mike, Eric, Evan and Jack. The goal of this weeks's bridge project is to create a bridge, using a limited supply of wood and glue, that is stable enough to sustain a car carrying 3 bricks.
 
PROCESS

 

Process is documented by Prezi. To view Prezi, look below

 
 
Although we were not succesful in this project we learned a lot including taking your time to make sure that every single part of the entire structure is well made.
 
Video of Testing

To view video of bridge test, look below