2016 NATIONAL TIMBER BRIDGE DESIGN COMPETITION
Summary of Results
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
State Univ. New York, Envir.
Science &Forestry - FPS
81.8 48.8 410 3.37 5 4 6 5 6 3
San Francisco State University
Team 1 - ASCE
226 - failed**
Exceeded 100%
24.6 970 2.72 7 -- 7 7 4 7
San Francisco State University
Team 2 - ASCE
228 - failed**
Exceeded 100%
20.1 1138 18.93 6 -- 3 4 3 6
Santa Clara University
ASCE
75.8
12.9 435 10.5 1 3 1 2 1 2
Temple University
ASCE
61.3 51.8 364 0.99 3 1 5 1 7 4
University of Kansas
ASCE
93.7 23.0 496 8.71 2 5 2 6 2 1
Lawrence Technological Univ.
ASCE
4.1 2.0 442 7.4 4 2 4 3 5 5
This competition is open to all ASCE and FPS Student Chapters at univerities and college across the U.S. and Canada. 2016 was the 24th year of this event.
1 - Maximum Allowed = Bridge Span ÷ 400                        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

** Deflection exceeded allowable, as required by Rules.
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