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PBS in Houston just aired a program filmed in Scotland where a group of
carpenters and riggers built two trubuchets from scratch and threw 200 - 300
lbs round stones at a castle rampart mock-up!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
Go to this URL for a working model !!!!!!!!!!!11
 
 
http://www.dean.usma.edu/cme/civilsoft.htm
<http://www.dean.usma.edu/cme/civilsoft.htm> 
 
 
 
Peter  De Vere
Houston, Texas

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard & audra [mailto:raranous(--nospam--at)pacbell.net]
Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2000 14:59
To: List
Subject: Amazing!


This list server is wonderful for sharing information and learning more
about varying aspects of engineering (from the ethics and people's issues to
fee structures and what it takes to practice and be a structural engineer
all the way to the technical stuff). 

Here is something that I think might be of interest--and the question--was
this actually created by engeer(s)??? 


http://trebuchet.com/ <http://trebuchet.com/>  


If you are interested in the physics involved:
http://members.home.net/dimona/ <http://members.home.net/dimona/>  


Sincerely, 
Audra Ranous