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Design of Concrete Bridges in Ontario

21 Professional Development Hours

After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Select an efficient structure for different bridge configurations
  • Provide cost-effect solutions for bridge construction
  • Evaluate loads and load combinations
  • Determine dynamic loading, including seismic factors
  • Prepare a detailed design for all concrete bridge components

The worldwide design, development and construction of bridges represents the most challenging achievement in civil engineering. This course presents the structural design of concrete bridges and covers both superstructures and substructures. The analysis and design includes an overview of different short and medium span bridge types as well as long span bridges.

This course provides basic principles of strength, serviceability, detailed design of reinforced concrete bridges and pre-stress concrete bridges. It will cover both bridge rehabilitation and new bridge design, including accelerated bridge construction techniques. Numerous examples and case studies are presented in details for highway and railway bridges.

Course Outline:

  • Bridge engineering overview and components
  • Concrete bridges
  • Type of concrete bridges
  • Highway and railway bridge design loads
  • Short and medium span bridges
  • Design calculations
  • Design of concrete railway underpasses
  • Bridge rehabilitation vs replacement
  • Accelerated bridge construction techniques

Who Should Attend:
Municipal, Provincial and Federal Government Engineers and Managers • Structural Engineers • Design Engineers • Design Technicians • Engineers in Training • Construction personnel • Railway Bridge Engineers • Consulting Engineers • Project Engineers

Course Rating
4.6 out of 5

Overall rating of this course by its previous attendees!


Almost all of EPIC's courses offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.

This course can be customized and delivered to a group at your facility saving time and money.
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