Student Beam

THE EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA & DELAWARE CHAPTER 
OF THE AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE

2021 STUDENT BEAM COMPETITION

will be held on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at 9:30 am at

Widener University Structures Lab
E. 17th St. & Melrose Ave., Chester, Pennsylvania
 
Challenge:  
Design and construct a reinforced concrete beam with a cross section contained within 
a 6 ½” wide x 3” deep envelope and weighing not more than 50 pounds to span 3’-0”.
The beam will be subjected to a concentrated load at mid span and tested to failure.  

Prizes:                  
Highest Ultimate Load to Weight Ratio    $1,500
      Most Accurate Prediction of Loads          $1,500

Eligibility:
Undergraduate students enrolled at any college or university.

Entry Forms & Contest Rules:
Click on "2021 Student Beam Competition Entry Forms & Contest Rules" below.
 
Entry Form Part I must be received no later than March 1, 2021
Entry Form Part II & Prediction Calculations must be received no later than March 19, 2021

 

Past award pages

2019 RESULTS

2018 Results