Universitas Muhammadiyah Surabaya Team accomplished winning the national competition in the Bridge Construction Competition (BCC) held by Civil Infrastructure Engineering Department (DTIS) Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember and announced directly on Thursday (28/10). The total score of the UM Surabaya team was 86,696 above the Universitas Brawijaya team.
BCC was a bridge design and construction competition conducted annually. By the theme “Innovation of a Durable and Economic Bridge Design for Sustainable Infrastructure Development”, Makarya Baja team raised the idea of two extended straight chords usually forming triangular units (Truss Bridge) in Pratt with 60 m length. It was Through Parker Truss type and produced the most efficient structural system. They consist of three members submitted as the participants, namely Lukman Hakim, Nieneng Putri Rahayu, and Emfadhil Tribruari Hadist.
Emfadhil was a member who explained the bridge innovation designed to create economic and more durable infrastructure. “Gladak Kahuripan Bridge aims to create an innovative and economical bridge and construct more durable infrastructure,” he said as reported on the official UM Surabaya site, Friday (5/11).
Junaidy Fery Effendy, as the Head of Students and Innovation Administrative Bureau (BAKAI), appreciated the achievement accomplished by Engineering Faculty students of UM Surabaya. He expected that they would compete in national and international competitions in the future.