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05.16.19 | Session III: Bridge Design – Seismic Design of Bridges

This third session will be geared to assist not only exam takers but also practicing bridge engineers that must deal with bridge design in their day-to-day activities. It will attempt to explain the art of seismic analysis and design in common sense engineering jargon with hands on application of how to apply the proper structural stiffness, demand calculations based on AASHTO methodology for single mode analyses using both the Single Mode and the Uniform Load Method of analyses. The difference between the two methods will be discussed and their respective advantages/disadvantages.
Brief discussion about detailing of the end zones will be included.

  • Course will award 1.5 hours of continuing education
  • This course is Diamond Review approved in 49 states. New York does not accept hours from recordings.