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Yeot Spring Lab 4 PVC Trebuchet

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Yeot Spring Lab 4 PVC Trebuchet

  1. 1. YEOT Lab 4 Who will be the KING of FLING?
  2. 2. What makes a trebuchet? Trebuchet is siege weapon that uses the force of gravity instead of the force of tension to launch a projectile.
  3. 3. Organize into a pair or trio!
  4. 4. Steps 1. Sketch out plans on paper first! 2. Make sure you have a vision before you cut! 3. Work through the problems, but you only get certain supplies
  5. 5. Material Constraints 2 x 10 foot ¾ PVC 10 x ¾ T Shape PVC 8 x 45 degree ¾ PVC 1 x 1” Cross PVC 1 x 1” PVC Caps 1 Hacksaw per group Duct Tape String(once built) 1 tennis ball(once built) 1 1x4 board(once built)
  6. 6. PVC Pieces Inches PVC Description Quantity 42 3/4 pipe straight pipe 2 24 3/4 pipe straight pipe 4 12 3/4 pipe straight pipe 3 4 3/4 pipe straight pipe 4 2 3/4 pipe straight pipe 12 3/4 pipe T design 10 3/4 pipe 45 degree angle 8 1" Cross design 1 varies(1 and 3 ft) 1" straight pipe 1 24 1x4 board board 1
  7. 7. PVC Pieces to cut 2 x 10 foot Inches PVC Description Quantity 42 3/4 pipe straight pipe 2 24 3/4 pipe straight pipe 4 12 3/4 pipe straight pipe 2 4 3/4 pipe straight pipe 4 2 3/4 pipe straight pipe 10 3/4 pipe T design 10 3/4 pipe 45 degree angle 8 1" Cross design 1 varies(1 and 3 ft) 1" straight pipe 1 24 1x4 board board 1
  8. 8. Time to Build!

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