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Railroad Bridge Engineering Two-day seminar


Posted 11/14/2017
Submitted by Laura Eldredge
Category: Student Announcements

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Construction Institute at the University of Hartford are offering a two-day course for practicing engineers on the design and rating of steel railroad bridges.

It is assumed that course participants will have a background in structural engineering, but not specifically in the field of railroad bridges.

Students interested in the subject of railroad bridges are encouraged to attend, as this two-day session takes place over winter break!

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • To cover the basics of the different types of railroad decks.
  • To cover the current AREMA code requirements regarding steel bridges.
  • Go through a detailed step-by-step design of a railroad bridge, as well as the rating of an existing bridge.
  • Although concentration will be on steel bridges, discussion of concrete and wood structures will also be included.

DETAILS AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION

DISCOUNTED RATE FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Students of the University of Hartford can attend this seminar for a discounted rate of $40, which includes lunch.  Select the STUDENT option when registering online.  University ID number is required at the time of registration. For questions, contact Laura Eldredge at eldredge@hartford.edu.

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Railroad Bridge Engineering flyer
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