2013 NATIONAL TIMBER BRIDGE DESIGN COMPETITION
Summary of Results
For 2013 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 >100-DQ >100 -DQ 411 2.08 - - - 6 3 5
Temple University ASCE 59 79 627 2.49 3 5 5 2 6 6
Mississippi State University ASCE 42 31 440 0.80 1 2 2 1 5 4
San Franciso State University ASCE 72 5 469 4.01 2 3 1 3 1 1
Oklahoma State University ASCE (Truss) 48 44 472 5.4 5 4 3 5 2 3
Oklahoma State University ASCE (Suspension) 36 15 907 8.8 4 1 4 4 4 2
This competition is open to all ASCE and FPS Student Chapters at univerities and college across the U.S. and Canada. 2013 was the 21st 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
Corporate Sponsor: Bell Structural Solutions (Minnesota), a division of Bell Lumber & Pole Company
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