Improving the Performance of the Transportation Industry Through Training
 
Search for a Course
more search options
Connect with us
Receive regular email updates
Find Training
Browse Upcoming Sessions
         

Web Conference Information

Register for a Web Conference

Title:  SR500 NHI Innovations: Resilient Bridge Design
Date/Time:  6/21/2012 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Description:  This webinar is based on the FHWA's publication titled Framework for Improving Resilience of Bridge Design. The publication draws on the invaluable lessons from past bridge failures for improving the resilience of bridge designs by using the "fault-tree analysis" methodology to identify potential events that could lead to a bridge failure, and designs that prevent such failure. Bridges are an integral and important part of the highway infrastructure system and need to be designed to provide the necessary safety and resiliency for the traveling public. Performing a failure analysis during design, coupled with the review of past bridge failures, can help to enhance the resilience of bridge design for safety, reliability, efficiency and sustainability of highway bridges. The objective of this webinar is to encourage the use of fault-tree analysis during design to avoid premature in-service failures. The seminar will cover the following topics: 1-Introduction - Myint Lwin, P.E., S.E. Director, Office of Bridge Technology, FHWA 2-Lessons from Bridge Failures - Myint Lwin 3-Illustrative example of a fault-tree analysis of a concrete bridge - Brandon Chavel, Ph.D., P.E. Structural Engineer, HDR Engineering 4-Illustrative example of a fault-tree analysis of a steel Bridge - Brandon Chavel 5-Questions and Answers - All participants
Sorry, this Web conference event has already occurred. Registration is no longer allowed.
    

More Information

Please complete the registration process by filling in the information on this page. The registration process will not be complete if your e-mail address is not correct.

If you will be joining this event with a group, you only need to register once. Each computer connection only requires one registration.

For more information, view a tutorial on how to join a Web conference.

Submit Feedback or Questions
Please submit feedback regarding the NHI Web site and services.
Document Disclaimer
The documents available on this site are for printing purposes only. If you have any problems accessing information on this site, please contact nhicustomerservice@dot.gov for assistance.