Boomilever - Div C
Does rule 3d mean that the loading block must be at or above 5cm below the contact depth before start AND during loading? For example, can the loading block be at 25cm below the center line of the hook if the contact depth=20cm? Will this depth be...
The rule does not state that the loading block must be at of above 5cm below the contact depth during the loading. Testing will continue until failure of the Boomilever which is defined in 5.f.line 3.
Is it 5 cm below Contact depth of actual Boomilever being tested, or 5 cm from Contact Depth line?
The Loading Block must be supported at a height higher than 5.0 cm below the Contact Depth which is 20.0 cm (Div. B) & 15.0 cm (Div. C) below the center of the holes for the hooks.
Are the objects in the start task provided by the teams or the event supervisor?
Each team brings their own items for the Start Task.
Does the final task have to be an electric lightbulb?
No, but some sort of light must be switched on per rule 4.g.
What is the minimum number of golf tees, paper clips, & marbles allowed in the mixture? Would it be acceptable to use 0 of one of the items?
A mixture is an aggregate of 2 or more different substances therefore teams may use only 2 of the 3 items in their mixture.