E – 1496 – FHWA Bridge Inspector’s Manual – Bridge Mechanics
Intended Audience: civil, construction, and structural engineers, and consulting engineers serving in government organizations
PDH UNITS: 4
The Federal Highway Administration’s Bridge Inspector’s Reference Manual (BIRM) is a comprehensive manual on programs, procedures, and techniques for inspecting and evaluating a variety of in-service highway bridges. BIRM serves as the basis of a comprehensive National Highway Institute training program in bridge-safety inspection. The present course is based on pp. P.2.1-P.2.36 of BIRM’s introductory section, Basic Concepts Primer, and treats the topic of bridge mechanics.
This course is based on the Basics Concepts Primer section, pp. P.2.1-P.2.36, of the Federal Highway Administration Bridge Inspector’s Reference Manual, Publication No. FHWA NHI 03-001, October, 2002, Revised December, 2006.
At the successful conclusion of this course, you’ll be able to identify and discuss:
- Bridge design loadings
- Bridge response to loadings
- Material response to loadings
- Mechanics of materials
- Bridge movements
- Design Methods
- Bridge ratings
- Span classifications
- Bridge roadway interactions
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