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Course Description

Scour at Highway Bridges: Concepts and Definitions (Prerequisite) WEB-BASED

PROGRAM AREA: Hydraulics
COURSE NUMBER: FHWA-NHI-135087
Web-based Training (WBT)Web-based Training (WBT)
Calendar Year
Length
CEU
Price
2014
1 Hours
0 Units
$0 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Basic

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course has been designed to provide an introduction to scour as a prerequisite for NHI courses 135046, 135047, and 135048.

OUTCOMES:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define scour
  • Define total scour and each of it's three components
  • Characterize the time dependency of scour
  • Distinguish between live-bed and clear-water scour

TARGET AUDIENCE:

Federal, State, and local highway hydraulic, structural, and geotechnical engineers and bridge inspectors responsible for maintaining the integrity of highway bridges against possible hydraulic-related problems. Consultants who do bridge engineering work are also encouraged to take this prerequisite.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at nhicustomerservice@dot.gov or 877.558.6873.


 

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