Bridge Design ICollege of Engineering
This course introduces the structural design and evaluation of major elements of modern typical highway bridges. This course will also focus on maintenance, rehabilitation, budget constraints, and various other aspects of bridge network management a bridge owner is responsible for. The objective is to introduce students the concepts, requirements and fundamental skills for highway bridge design and evaluation. Upon completion of the course, the student is expected to be able to design the major structural elements of typical highway bridges according to current AASHTO standards for both LFD and LRFD design specifications.