Links & Resources

Here are some links to sites and resources that could be beneficial to you.

Bridge Designer Software

The Bridge Designer Software, previously known as West Point Bridge Designer Software, is a good software to start with visualizing and testing your bridge.

Download: Bridge Designer Software

Link: https://bridgecontest.org/resources/previous-versions-of-the-software/

PBS - Building Big: All About Bridges

A good place to learn about bridge basics or how forces affect an object.

Link: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/lab/forces.html

​What Makes a Bridge Strong?

Refreshing and easy understanding video to better understand what makes a bridge strong.

Link: https://youtu.be/oVOnRPefcno

Selmon S.T.E.M. Scholarship (S3) Program

Started by Lee Roy Selmon with the help of THEA and USF, S3 is a scholarship and internship program where students who have graduated from Hillsborough, Pinellas or Pasco County high schools can receive a $1,500 yearly Book Scholarship towards their engineering degree at USF and an internship in their Junior and Senior year of college at THEA.

Download: https://usfbalsabridge.weebly.com/uploads/1/6/7/1/16718138/stem_flyer_2012.pdf

​​Facebook

Connect with us on Facebook. Here you can receive updates and connect with other people who are part of the competition.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/BridgeBreakUSF

​ASCE USF Student Chapter

The mission of the USF student chapter of ASCE is to enhance the personal and professional development of Civil Engineering students, to promote the College of Engineering, and to serve the community. This mission is accomplished through technical, professional, and civic activities by active participation in professional meetings, technical presentations and tours, community service, and competition in the annual Southeast Regional Conference.[ Source: ASCE USF Student Chapter ]

Link: http://usfasce.weebly.com/