THANKS TO THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC FOR YOUR TIME AND WORK ON THIS COMPETITION!
Competition Date: Friday, April 4, 2014
Competition Location: Save Mart Center
Captain's Meeting: Thursday, April 3, 2014 on Fresno State Campus
** See details page below for more information. **
Objective -- The objective of the GeoWall competition is to design and build a model mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) retaining wall using paper reinforcement taped to a posterboard wall facing. This competition has the following objectives:
a. to use the least amount of reinforcement needed to support the retained soil;
b. effectively communicate the design, including calculations and drawings;
c. provide for friendly but spirited competition between MidPac schools; and
d. provide a geotechnical learning opportunity for students.
Design Poster Submission: The complete Design Poster must be submitted in PDF format via email to Fresno State, ([email protected]) by 6:00 pm PST March 28, 2014 (the Friday prior to the MidPac competition). Subject line must include “2014 MidPac GeoWall Submittal.” The Sender will receive confirmation of receipt by e-mail. Any changes or corrections made to the design and design poster after this time will incur a penalty (see Section 12). The design poster must be submitted in a single PDF format file with a filename of
Rules published: October 7, 2013
Design Posters due: March 28, 2014
For any questions or concerns please contact:
Siraj Sarieddine ()