The TIU student chapter of ACI (American Concrete Institute) organized FRC Bowling Ball Competition in cooperation with ACI Iraq Chapter, this event was hold on December 19, 2019 at Tishk International University Erbil Campus.
Ten teams of civil engineering students participated in the event. All the teams were come from Erbil Polytechnics University, Raparin University and Tishk International University. Each team participated with two concrete balls made of fiber lightweight concrete with different mix designs.
A team of Juries were monitoring all the process, two tests were applied to the samples, one for each ball. The tests were as follows; compression test, in this test the balls were compressed till cracks were occurred in the sample. And the dropping tests, in this test the balls were dropped from the height of two meters.
The students were having fun between the tests, bowling game were held. The winners was determined based on the tests, and juries announced the winners, the first and third place won by TIU teams and second place won by EPU team.
Mobiles, flash memories refill bottles and watches were awarded to the winners.
The competition became a platform for students to meet each other and experience the theories in practice.