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NGN 110 Competition: Toothpick Boat
The 430 freshman students in the course NGN 110 Introduction to Engineering and Computing will put their engineering skills to the test in this boat-building competiton.
The goal is to build a boat made only out of toothpicks and glue that can carry a 0.5L (75% filled) water bottle without sinking. The bottle will be dropped from 25cm from the highest point of the boat. The lightest boat wins.
For more information, please contact Professor Aqeel Ahmed, Department of Civil Engineering, [email protected].