1999 NATIONAL TIMBER BRIDGE DESIGN COMPETITION
Summary of Results
For 1999 competition rules click here. To view individual entries, click on the team name below.
BRIDGE PERFORMANCE AWARDS - TOP 3 RECEIVE PRIZE MONEY
School Team Net Bridge Deflection1 mm Net Deck Deflection2 % Total Bridge Weight (kg) Percent Non- Wood3 Willamette Industries Best Overall Design Best Support Structure Best Deck Most Practical Design Most Aesthetic Design Most Innovative Design Total Awards $
Mississippi State University ASCE 6.53 1.90 219.9 2.19 7 11 7 12 8 11 0
Ohio University ASCE 4.78 6.54 205.4 17.18 8 8 C 6 4 4 0
University of British Columbia FPS-1 2.43 0.01 301.0 3.00 9 4 1st 9 8 9 $1,000
Clarkson University ASCE 6.70 1.66 137.6 6.47 5 9 D 8 6 6 0
University of Pittsburgh ASCE 6.02 1.88 125.2 13.00 1st 6 6 5 2nd 2nd $1,700
University of North Carolina - Charlotte ASCE 5.56 2.74 138.9 15.00 12 7 C 13 8 10 0
University of New Hampshire ASCE 1.80 0.03 122.4 5.45 4 1st E 1st 5 1st $2,000
Oregon State University ASCE 6.50 6.25 186.0 18.30 9 12 C 11 3rd 5 $200
Lawrence Technological University ASCE 0.50 3.75 439.2 15.00 10 3rd C 11 6 7 $500
Utah State University ASCE - 1 6.96 0.61 172.4 8.40 6 13 5 10 8 8 0
San Jose State University ASCE 1.91 0.42 279.0 2.60 3rd A 3rd 4 7 3rd $1,200
Virginia Tech FPS 0.81 0.05 566.6 1.86 9 2nd 2nd 7 8 8 $1,500
Utah State University ASCE - 2 6.93 1.61 180.5 3.54 2nd 10 4 2nd 1st 2 $1,600
University of British Columbia FPS - 2 3.66 B 199.0 4.23 1 5 B 3rd 8 6 $200
A - Not eligible for Support Structure Award - less than 3300 mm between centerline of supports
B - Not eligible for Deck Award - maximum net deck deflection not entered
C - Not eligible for Deck Award - net deck deflection exceeded allowable 2.0 mm
D - Not eligible for Deck Award - deck of plywood and transverse beams within 200 mm of load points
E - Not eligible for Deck Award - load not moved transversely to test deck at weakest point
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