Technology

Wheeled Vehicle

(section: 3 / paragraph: c / line: 1)

2014-10-22 08:36 Can other parts of the vehicle (not the wheels) extend beyond the 25cm by 60cm rectangle in a ready to run configuration?

Yes, rule 3.c. applies only to the wheels.

Robo-Cross

Bridge Building

(section: 3 / paragraph: e / line: 1)

2014-10-27 18:44 Must the outside width of the Bridge be at least 5.0 cm for the entire span? What does "at any height along its span" mean?

Yes, the outside width of the Bridge must be at least 5.0 cm for the entire span (Div. B - 35 cm and Div. C - 45 cm). "At any height along its span" means that the 5.0 cm width for the entire span can be at any height on the bridge as long as it is not below the top surface of the Test Supports.

2014-10-27 18:49 If the outside width of the bridge at the bottom chord is 5cm out to out, can the top chords be less than 5cm out to out in order to better support the loading block?

Yes, as long as the width of the Bridge is at least 5.0 cm for the entire span it doesn't matter at what height the 5.0 cm minimum width is located.

2014-11-25 19:31 Can the bridge be say 1cm wide with a thin out rigor along it's length to meet the 5 cm wide requirement?

Yes, that is one way to meet the requirements of rule 3.e.

(section: 3 / paragraph: f / line: 1)

2014-10-27 18:52 May the loading block be placed at any height of the Bridge as long as it is in the center of the span?

Yes, the loading block may be placed at any height of the Bridge as long as it is in the center of the span and not below the top surface of the Test Supports prior to testing.

Elastic Launched Glider

(section: 4 / paragraph: G / line: 1)

2014-10-27 19:06 Can the other team member help load the glider in the launcher as long as only one member actually launches the glider?

Yes.