Overview :

This course covers design of new bridges and evaluation of existing bridges in accordance with current AASHTO specifications. The procedures and requirements of bridge design and evaluation will be discussed, and the corresponding AASHTO code provisions will be explained through examples. Main topics include overview and history of bridge engineering, bridge design and evaluation methods and procedures, bridge superstructure design, bridge substructure design, fatigue and fracture of steel bridges, bridge load rating, advanced methods and technologies for bridge condition assessment, and case studies.

Course :

Day 1:

  1. Introduction of design
  2. Introduction of structure
  3. Structural Design Process
  4. Structural connection
  5. Truss members and bracing

Day 2:

  1. Principles of Limit States Design
  2. Aerodynamics of bridge
  3. Types of bridges
  4. Live projects on software

Benefits :

  1. Hands on session by Expert
  2. Takeaway Toolkit in a group of 4-5 students
  3. Practical work there will be fabrication of Bridge with the balsa sticks.
  4. Doubt clearing session to all the participants at the end of workshop

Details :

  1. Venue : College Of Engineering, Pune

  2. Workshop Fees: Rs.1100/- per participant

  3. Date : 15th & 16th September