|2012 NATIONAL TIMBER
BRIDGE DESIGN COMPETITION
Summary of Results
For 2012 competition rules click here. To view individual entries, click on the team name below.
|School/ Team||Net Bridge Deflection1 -% of allowable||Net Deck Deflection2 - % of allowable||Total Bridge Weight (kg)||Percent Non-Wood (%)3||Best Overall Design||Best Support Structure||Best Deck||Most Practical Design||Most Aesthetic Design||Most Innovative Design|
|Oregon State University ASCE||93.6||34.8||391||8.53||1||1||1||1||1||1|
|This competition is open to
all ASCE and FPS Student Chapters at univerities and college across the U.S.
and Canada. 2012 was the 20th year of this event.
1Maximum Allowed = 9.5mm; 2Maximum Allowed = deck span ÷ 100 3 Maximum allowed = 25%
ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers FPS - Forest Products Society
*Only one eligible entry was received. Normally have around a dozen entries. Apparently the switch to electronic notifications in 2012 did not adequately get the information out to the Chapters.
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