CEE 562 - Highway Bridge Design
This course introduces current practices in highway bridge design. It provides students with the background to understand the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) code. The course covers topics related the behavior, analysis, and design of bridge superstructure and substructure systems under various bridge loads. The course specifically addresses highway bridge types constructed using reinforced concrete, prestressed concrete, and steel. In addition, the course gets the students familiar with state-of-art methodologies adopted for bridge seismic retrofitting.