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Course Description

Stream Stability Factors and Concepts (Prerequisite) WEB-BASED

PROGRAM AREA: Hydraulics
COURSE NUMBER: FHWA-NHI-135086
Web-based Training (WBT)Web-based Training (WBT)
Calendar Year
Length
CEU
Price
2014
1 Hours
0 Units
$0 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Basic

NOTES:This training is a prerequisite of another NHI training and is offered at no cost.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is intended to help participants understand river processes and stream stability factors and concepts as a prerequisite for NHI Courses 135046, 135047, 135048. Participants will also be introduced to the concepts of water and sediment continuity.

OUTCOMES:

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

  • After completing this course participants will be able to describe the factors influencing stream stability that are important to a bridge scour evaluation, and define water and sediment continuity concepts.

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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