Improving the Performance of the Transportation Industry Through Training
My Training My Profile Checkoutshopping cart
Home Contact Us Help
Search for a Course
more search options
Connect with us
Mail
Receive regular email updates
Find Training
Browse Upcoming Sessions

Course Search

Search for courses based on delivery type, program area, or topic below, or find upcoming trainings in your state or territory. For more information on trainings from the National Highway Institute, contact us.

Choose Delivery Type Options


Choose Program Area Options


















Choose Session Options
Between and

Course Description

Cable-Stayed Bridge Seminar

PROGRAM AREA: Structures
COURSE NUMBER: FHWA-NHI-130096
Instructor-led Training (ILT)Instructor-led Training (ILT)
Calendar Year
Length
CEU
Host Price
2017
1 Days
0.6 Units
$645 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Basic

CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 20 Maximum: 30

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The National Highway Institute's (NHI) one-day Cable-Stayed Signature Bridge Seminar is intended to provide participants with an introduction to planning, design, and construction of long-span, cable-stayed bridges. The seminar provides an overview of the features of cable-stayed bridges; their construction and maintenance considerations; and analyses needed to design these highly redundant structures including special aerodynamic studies.

This seminar will engage participants through Instructor-led presentations, discussions, Q&A, group activities, and walkthrough examples. Participants will review a case study to help them understand how the curriculum can be applied to making basic design decisions. Major topics covered include: bridge configurations, construction methodology, component details, analysis, aerodynamics, design methodology, construction engineering, and maintenance and inspection. As part of the seminar, participants will receive a copy of FHWA Design Guidelines for the Arch and Cable-Supported Signature Bridges.

As a result of the seminar, participants will become familiar with the features of, construction and maintenance considerations; and analyses needed to design cable-stayed bridges.

OUTCOMES:

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

  • Describe the benefits of the cable-stayed bridge as a structure type over other alternatives
  • Identify possible span and cable arrangements
  • Compare steel, concrete or composite superstructure types
  • Select possible pylon shape
  • Define the general approaches for erecting steel and concrete cable-stayed bridges
  • Define the roles and responsibilities of the owner, contractor and construction engineer
  • Identify the needs for aerodynamics studies, testing and evaluation, and discuss practical solutions to mitigate wind effects

TARGET AUDIENCE:

The primary target audience includes bridge engineers with 10 to 30 years of expericence.

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


130096 SESSION INFORMATION:

There are no sessions available. Sign up for session alerts to receive email alerts when sessions of this course are scheduled.


Host this Course

The National Highway Institute (NHI) has been accredited as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, NHI has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, NHI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

 

You are about to access Pay.gov, a secure service provided by the United States Department of the Treasury.

As of March 15, 2017, to access Pay.gov users must use:

  1. Internet Explorer version 11 or higher
  2. Google Chrome version 30 or higher
  3. Mozilla Firefox version 27 or higher
  4. Apple Safari version 7 or higher

For Pay.gov questions, concerns, technical issues or for more information, please contact Pay.gov Customer Service at:

800-624-1373 (Toll free, Option #2)

216-579-2112 (Option #2)

pay.gov.clev@clev.frb.org

Hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM ET.

To pay by check mail a copy of your invoice and check to:
ATTN: AMK-324/HQ BLDG/ROOM 181
6500 S. MacArthur Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73169

.

You are now leaving the National Highway Institute's Web Site

You are about to access

Thank you for visiting.

You are about to access a link outside of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Our Web sites have many links to other organizations, including educational institutions and non-profit associations. Please note: While links to Web sites outside of DOT are offered for your convenience in accessing transportation-related information, please be aware that when you exit DOT Web sites, the privacy policy, including tracking technology, computer security, intellectual property protection and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (accessibility requirements) no longer apply. In addition, DOT cannot attest to the accuracy, relevancy, timeliness or completeness of information provided by linked sites. Linking to a Web site does not constitute an endorsement by DOT or any of its employees of the sponsors of the site or the products presented on the site. For more information, please view DOT's Web site linking policy. To get back to the page you were previously viewing, click your browser's "Back" button.

Continue
Cancel