Shaking Bridge!

Instructions

This is a truss bridge with triangular shapes. The shape can be repeated and strengthened in different ways. Add paper or cardboard on the base of the bridge.

Do you want to make your bridge shake? Attach the servo-motor to different parts of the bridge to see if it would withstand an earthquake! Or a natural disaster? Try rolling different balls across

This is what you need to get started:

  • Scissors
  • 17 Straws
  • 20-30 1-legged Strawbees
  • 10 2-legged Strawbees
  • 1 Quirkbot & Backback
  • 1 Servo-motor
  • Servo horn attached to servo-motor
  • Small screwdriver
  • Cardboard or Thick coloured Paper
  • 1 Tennis Ball / 1 Golf Ball / 1 Ping Pong Ball

PROGRAM YOUR SHAKING BRIDGE

To make the motor sway back and forth, it's perfect to simply connect a Wave to a Servo Motor in CODE.

 

This is an example program for shaking bridge. Alter the values and the program so it suits your project!

GO TO THIS EXAMPLE CODE