2002 NATIONAL TIMBER BRIDGE DESIGN COMPETITION
Summary of Results
For 2002 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 Weyerhaeuser Best Overall Design Best Support Structure Best Deck Most Practical Design Most Aesthetic Design Most Innovative Design Total Awards $
Clemson University ASCE 4.42 86.5 199.5 0.93 12 7 5 14 5 12 $0.00
U of New Hamp. ASCE 4.87 98.6 208.5 4.26 7 5 7 15 2 $350.00
Washington Univ. ASCE 2.88 91.1 281.2 2.65 7 4 6 4 15 $0.00
U of LA-Lafayette ASCE 8.38 88.3 372.4 6.45 5 13 9 9 4 14 $0.00
Clarkson Univ. ASCE DQ DQ 195 4.8 11 1 4 13 $500.00
US Military Acad. ASCE 8.61 100 355.3 2.95 9 12 8 14 3 1 $700.00
MS State Univ. ASCE 8.67 DQ 229.8 3.08 3 10 8 6 $500.00
San Fran. State U ASCE 2.15 32 217.6 10.1 13 8 3 12 6 11 $250.00
Rose-Hulman IT ASCE 4.11 68.9 302.6 12.7 4 3 2 7 1 4 $1,500.00
Virginia Tech FPS 1.39 DQ 318 3.33 1 2 13 5 10 $2,250.00
U of AL-B'ham ASCE 1 14.68 51.2 372 1.87 10 1 3 16 $950.00
U of AL-B'ham ASCE 2 8.23 DQ 362.8 2.57 15 6 2 8 $350.00
Cal State-Fresno ASCE 6.46 49.7 329.7 14.8 6 9 4 10 2 3 $550.00
U of MO-Rolla ASCE 1.68 DQ 452.7 2.8 2 1 5 6 5 $2,000.00
SUNY En. Sci.&For. FPS 12.6 DQ 268.1 7.11 14 6 9 $0.00
OK State Univ. ASCE 4.7 DQ 496.9 3.74 8 11 11 7 $0.00
1Maximum allowed = 9.0 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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