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1J11.20 - Tower of Lire

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​1J11.20 - Tower of Lire

Title1J11.20 - Tower of Lire

Demonstrates a stacking method that can continue indefinitely.

Assembly Instructions

Put the blocks out on a cart with an edge.
The successful stacking ratio is given by: L/2n where L is the length of the item you are stacking, and the n is the number of blocks that length is supporting.

Setup Time5
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Demo on DimeYes
PIRA 200Yes
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This demo shows how to build a cantilevered stack of books so that the stack will never collapse. The equation to successfully perpetuate a stack goes allows you to overhang by L/(2N) where L is the length of the object, and N is the number of like objects is it supporting.

Category1 Mechanics
Subcategory1J - Statics of Rigid Bodies
Keywordslire, stacking, series
Construction Information
foam block