|Structural Engineering||Engineers Without Borders
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology e.V., Germany
Length: ~ 54 m | Width: ~ 3 m | Height: ~ 8 m | Weight: ~ 2.6 t
Nonlinear Effects: Cable members
Number of Nodes: 184 | Members: 324 | Cross-Sections: 8
In 2013, a very special project was carried out 6000 km away in Pitigala, Sri Lanka. A bridge was designed, calculated and built by 30 students who are part of the German university team called "Engineers Without Borders - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology", who are implementing development projects in seven different countries.