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This page contains links to our project's parameters and specifications as well as the monthly status reports. Links to each month's report are generally made available during the first week of the following month.

For information about scheduled events and project milestones, see our Schedule page.

Trebuchet Parameters

bulletThe beam (supplied by STCC) will be 10 feet by 10 inches by 12 inches
bulletAll Designs will be of the hanging basket type
bulletTen to twelve pound melons will be shot approximately 200 feet
bulletThe counter weight will be limited to 1000 lbs
bulletIt is encouraged to use timber framing techniques, but bolts, plates, etc. will be allowed especially if for safety reasons. The base will be constructed of soft woods (fir, etc.) which will be supplied by STCC
bulletThe pivot shaft will be made of steel.

2000 / 2001 Status Reports

bulletAugust
bulletSeptember
bulletOctober
bulletNovember
bulletDecember
bulletJanuary
bulletFebruary
bulletMarch -- Q1
bulletApril
bulletMay
bulletJune
bulletJuly
 

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Last updated: November 13, 2002.