2014 NATIONAL TIMBER BRIDGE DESIGN COMPETITION
Summary of Results
For 2014 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
Mississippi State University ASCE 33.9 5.8 372 1.04 4 3 1 6 - 5
San Francisco State University ASCE 141 - DQ ** 578 23.0 - - - 7 - 2
San Francisco State University T1 ASCE 51.6 18.0 796 10.4 - 6 3 4 4 7
Santa Clara University ASCE 114 - DQ 32.2 419 5.8 - - 2 2 5 9
Lawrence Technological Univ. ASCE > 100 - DQ ** 181 2.03 - - - 4 - 3
San Francisco State University ASCE 24.4 ** 591 3.35 3 7 - 6 - 10
San Francisco State University ASCE 21.1 ** 393 12 - 1 - 8 1 1
Oregon State University ASCE >100 - DQ ** 369 8.64 - - - 1 - 9
Oklahoma State University ASCE (Arch) 94.0 45.8 408 10.7 1 4 6 7 2 6
University of Missouri ASCE 91.2 52.3 352 3.9 5 2 4 5 - 4
Oklahoma State University ASCE (Truss) 50.7 70.8 544 2.1 2 5 5 3 3 8
This competition is open to all ASCE and FPS Student Chapters at univerities and college across the U.S. and Canada. 2014 was the 22nd year of this event.
1Maximum Allowed = 9.5mm;         2Maximum Allowed = deck span 100                         3 Maximum allowed = 25%
** Deflection exceeded allowable or load points were not moved to adequately measure deck deflection in its weakest point, as required by Rules.
ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers      FPS - Forest Products Society
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