2001 NATIONAL TIMBER BRIDGE DESIGN COMPETITION
Summary of Results
For rules of completed 2001 competition click here.

School/Team Net Bridge Deflection(1)
mm
Net Deck Deflection(2)
%
Total Bridge Weight kg Percent Non-Wood(3) Willamette Industries Best Design Award Best Support Structure Best Deck Most Practical Design Most Aesthetic Design Most Innovative Design Total Awards $
8 U.S. Military Academy. - ASCE 5.53 38 271 9.1 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 6 9 $2500
10 Mississippi State Univ. - ASCE 7.40 89 180 4.2 1st 4 2nd 4 2nd 4 $2350
9 Washington Univ.-StLouis - ASCE 4.42 95 371 3.07 3rd 1st 3rd 2nd 7 6 $2000
12 San Jose State Univ. - ASCE 6.86 DQ 345 3.12 4 3rd DQ 3rd 1st 8 $1350
16 Virginia Tech FPS 17.1 DQ 720 4.4 6 DQ DQ 7 4 1st $500
5 Clarkson University - ASCE 19.43 DQ 207 13.7 7 DQ DQ 8 8 2nd $275
7 Oklahoma State University - ASCE 9.91 DQ 172 23.9 8 6 DQ 9 5 2nd $275
13 Merrimack College - ASCE 5.89 DQ 355 8.2 6 4 DQ 6 3rd 7 $200
14 Rose-Hulman Inst. of Tech. 7.04 DQ 333 7.2 5 5 DQ 5 8 5 $200

1 - Maximum Allowed = 10mm
2 - Maximum net deck deflection achieved/maximum allowable deflection. Greater than 100% disqualifies for Deck Award. Max allowable = deck span/400.
3 - Maximum allowed = 25%
DQ = Disqualified due to deflection exceeding allowable or other reasons.
ASCE = American Society of Civil Engineers
FPS = Forest Products Society

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