2000 NATIONAL TIMBER BRIDGE DESIGN COMPETITION
Summary of Results
For 2000 competition rules click here. To view individual entries, click on the team name below.
BRIDGE PERFORMANCE AWARDS - TOP 3 RECEIVE PRIZE MONEY
School Team Net Bridge Deflection1 mm Net Deck Deflection2 % Total Bridge Weight (kg) Percent Non- Wood3 Willamette Industries Best Overall Design Best Support Structure Best Deck Most Practical Design Most Aesthetic Design Most Innovative Design Total Awards $
Lawrence Tech.Univ. - ASCE 1.98 91 190 15.9 6 3 8 10 6 5 $500
Cal State-Fresno -ASCE 3.80 45 285 15.2 4 9 6 9 1 6 $500
Clarkson Univ. - ASCE 4.77 30 222 1.5 7 7 3 1 8 8 $750
Washington Univ.-StLouis - ASCE 1.75 227 342 1.6 8 4 - 3 8 10 $350
Univ. of Louisiana@ Lafayette - ASCE 4.85 66 276 8.3 5 10 8 6 8 9 $100
Merrimack College ASCE 21.3 17 159 16.7 9 - 2 8 7 5 $500
UNCC - ASCE#1 3.36 49 200 10.4 11 5 5 7 8 7 $100
Virginia Tech-FPS 1.54 24 224 3.3 1 1 1 2 4 1 $3,250
San Francisco State Univ. - ASCE 1.40 54 287 6.6 2 2 7 4 3 3 $2,100
UNCC - ASCE#2 3.07 167 238 7.7 10 6 - 11 5 2 $500
Oregon State Univ. - ASCE 2.39 27 321 16.4 3 8 4 5 2 4 $850
1Maximum allowed = 8.0 mm     2 Net deck deflection achived divided by maximum allowable deflection. Greater than 100% disqualifies for Deck Award. Max allowable = deck span divided by 400.     3 Max. allowed = 25%
DQ = Not eligible for performance award or Best Overall Design. Bridge did not meet all rules and performance criteria.
ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers      FPS - Forest Products Society
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