Webinar Course Catalog 2018

BR1001 – Intro to the Design of Pretensioned Concrete Bridge Superstructures

Credits: 1.0 PDH

Introduction to the analysis and design of precast/prestressed concrete superstructures for highway bridges in accordance with AASHTO LRFD Specifications.

(Should be taken before other webinars in this series.)

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BR2001 – Loads and Load Distribution in Pretensioned Concrete Bridge Superstructures

Credits: 1.0 PDH

Understand loads, load types and load combinations. Determine load distribution to beams per AASHTO LRFD Specifications. Understand Ch. 4 methods and how they are applied. Understand advanced load distribution methodologies. Design examples.

BR2002 – Assessment of Stresses in Pretensioned Concrete Bridge Girders

Credits: 1.5 PDH

Determine stresses in girders due to each load type, including prestress. Explanation of prestress losses and provisions in AASHTO LRFD Specifications. Strategies for efficient strand pattern design. Draped versus straight patterns with debonding. Design examples.

BR2003 – Flexural Strength Assessment of Pretensioned Concrete Bridge Girders

Credits: 1.0 PDH

Review ultimate strength theory, including simplified and strain compatibility methods. Review AASHTO LRFD provisions pertaining to flexural strength. Design examples.

BR2004 – Vertical Shear Assessment in Pretensioned Concrete Bridge Girders

Credits: 1.5 PDH

Determination of design shears and moments. Discussion of fundamentals of shear design. In-depth discussion of methodologies for computing the shear contribution of concrete per AASHTO LRFD Specifications. Design examples.

BR2005 – Horizontal Shear Assessment in Pretensioned Concrete Bridge Girders

Credits: 1.0 PDH

Fundamentals of interface shear theory in composite beams. Explanation of horizontal shear provisions of AASHTO LRFD Specifications. Design examples.

BR2006 – Camber and Deflection in Pretensioned Concrete Bridge Girders

Credits: 1.0 PDH

Overview of deflection and camber. In-depth computation of prestress uplift of girders. Review of AASHTO LRFD provisions. Example calculations.

BR2007 – Stability and Safe Handling of Pretensioned Concrete Bridge Girders

Credits: 1.0 PDH

Understand the fundamentals of girder stability. Analyze girders during lifting, handling and hauling. Select proper lifting scheme. Learn techniques to modify girders to improve safety and serviceability.

BR2008 – Load Rating of Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders

Credits: 1.0 PDH

Learn fundamentals of load rating in accordance with AASHTO’s Manual of Bridge Evaluation. Understand load rating as it pertains to pretensioned concrete girders. Design examples.

BR1002 – Intro to Reinforced Concrete Box Culvert Design

Credits: 1.0 PDH

Determine loads, load types and load combinations. Understand live load distribution in buried structures. Design and detail reinforcement. Design examples.

BR2009 – Load Rating of Reinforced Concrete Box Culvert Design

Credits: 1.0 PDH

Learn fundamentals of load rating in accordance with AASHTO’s Manual of Bridge Evaluation. Understand load rating as it pertains to box culverts.

BR2010 – Design of Reinforced Concrete Retaining Walls per AASHTO LRFD Specs

Credits: 1.0 PDH

Determine loads, load types and load combinations. Understand retaining wall design fundamentals. Design examples.

BR2011 – Design of Spread Footings per AASHTO LRFD Specs

Credits: 1.0 PDH

Determine loads, load types and load combinations. Understand spread footing fundamentals. Design and detail reinforcement. Design examples.