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Course Description

LRFD Steel I-Girder Details Design

PROGRAM AREA: Structures
COURSE NUMBER: FHWA-NHI-130081D
Web-based Training (WBT)Web-based Training (WBT)
Calendar Year
Length
CEU
Price
2017
3 Hours
0.3 Units
$25 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Basic

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course provides training to apply the key LRFD limit state verifications for specific details associated with steel girders. This includes a description of the LRFD design requirements for stiffeners, shear connectors, cross-frames, diaphragms, welded connections, and bolted field splices.

OUTCOMES:

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

  • Describe the function, behavior, and LRFD design requirements for transverse and bearing stiffeners and shear connectors
  • Describe the function, behavior, and LRFD design requirements for cross-frames, diaphragms, and both bolted and welded connections
  • Describe the function, behavior, and LRFD design requirements for bolted field splices

TARGET AUDIENCE:

The target audience for this course is practicing public and private sector structural and bridge engineers with 0 to 20 years of experience. This includes agency and consultant structural designers, as well as project managers. Individuals taking these courses should have a minimum Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) or equivalent degree. This course is intended for engineers that require experience with AASHTO bridge design provisions and updates.

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


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.

 

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