2005 NATIONAL TIMBER BRIDGE DESIGN COMPETITION
Summary of Results
For rules of completed 2005 competition click here.

BRIDGE PERFORMANCE AWARDS - TOP 3 RECEIVE PRIZE MONEY  
School Team Net Bridge Deflection1 mm Net Deck Deflection2 (percent of allowable) 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 $
Clarkson University  (ASCE) 7.37 0.31 503.5 5.48 6 6 4 10 6 1st $800
USMA (ASCE) 1.55 0.09 406 3.8 8 5 1st 4 6 6 $750
U of Wisconsin - Platteville (ASCE) 8.59 9.14DQ 327.2 4.4 -- 7 -- 4 6 7 $150
U of MO-Columbia ASCE 7.84 ? 388.7 19.6 -- 9 -- 9 5 5 $150
San Fran State U (truss) (ASCE) 6.76 2.25 376.5 7.69 4 4 7 2nd 3rd 8 $425
Ohio State  University  ASCE 8.93 1.37 348.3 1.44 7 10 6 7 6 9 $150
Oregon State U (ASCE & FPS) 7.47 1.64 425 24.9 5 8 8 5 6 3rd $350
Univ. of Little Rock (FPS) 7.42 1.01 437.6 3.22 3rd 3rd 3rd 1st 5 6 $850
Washinton Univ. @ St. Louis (ASCE) 32.8DQ 2.07 494.4 4.08 -- -- 5 11 6 4 $400
U of TX @ San Antonio 7.21 0.95 367.3 2.24 2nd 2nd 3rd 6 2nd 2nd $1,200
VA Tech (FPS) 10.5DQ ? 508.6 1.24 -- -- -- 8 4 6 $150
San Fran State U (arch) (ASCE) 1.14 0.11 427.6 9.83 1st 1st 1st 3rd 1st 3rd $1,700
 
To view individual entries, including drawings and photos, click on School/Team Name above. also, click here for 2005 Rules.
 
1 Maximum allowed = 9.5 mm
2 Maximum allowable = deck span divided by 100.  Disqualified for Deck Award if net deck deflection achieved divided by maximum allowable deflection exceeds 100%.
3 Max. allowed = 25%
DQ = Not eligible for performance award or Best Overall Design. Deflection exceeded allowable.
? = Inadequate data to determine.
ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers
FPS - Forest Products Society
 
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