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Movable Bridge Engineering One-Day Seminar on Oct. 17


Posted 10/04/2018
Submitted by Laura Eldredge
Category: Student Announcements

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Construction Institute are offering a one day seminar for practicing engineers on the topic of movable bridges. This seminar will cover the civil and structural engineering considerations of designing movable bridges. It is assumed that course participants will have a background in structural engineering, but not specifically in the field of movable bridges. Students interested in the subject of movable bridges are encouraged to attend!

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Learn the basics of movable bridges, both highway and railroad.
  • Discuss the current AREMA and AASHTO code requirements regarding movable bridges.
  • Learn the civil and structural engineering process of designing movable bridges.
  • Learn the advantages and disadvantages of 3 types of movable bridges (vertical-lift, horizontal swing and bascule).

DETAILS AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION

DISCOUNTED RATE FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Students of the University of Hartford can attend this seminar for a discounted rate of $25, which includes lunch.  Select the "STUDENT - UHart/UConn" option when registering online.  University ID number is required at the time of registration. For questions, contact Laura Eldredge at eldredge@hartford.edu.