Fundamentals of LRFR and Applications of LRFR for Bridge Superstructures
Instructor-led Training (ILT)
TRAINING LEVEL: Basic
CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 20 Maximum: 40
This course provides novice and experienced bridge engineers with the fundamental knowledge necessary to apply the most recent AASHTO LRFR Specifications to bridge ratings. This course introduces participants to applications of LRFR specifications that can be used to enhance bridge safety and to identify and discuss the steps to ensure successful transition to this new state-of-the art methodology.
This 2-day course (130092B) is the second half of the 4-day 130092 course.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
Demonstrate the application of LRFR requirements by completing load rating exercises
Identify material deteriorations that affect load capacity of bridge components
Calculate the flexural resistances of a prestressed concrete girder for load rating
Calculate the shear resistance of a prestressed concrete girder for load rating
Apply the load rating procedures for concrete slab bridges
Calculate the flexural and shear resistance of a steel I-girder bridge for load rating
Evaluate fatigue for load rating a steel girder bridge
Apply LRFR requirements by completing load rating exercises
Bridge engineers with 0-20 years of experience.
If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 877.558.6873.
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