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CEE 562 - Highway Bridge Design

Spring 2021

Official Description

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. Course Information: 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. This class will meet twice a week for 80 minutes per class. Prerequisite: CEE 460, CEE 461, CEE 472.

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Subject Area

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Description

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.

Credit Hours

4 hours

Prerequisites

Undergraduate degree in engineering or science and CEE 460, CEE 461, CEE 472.

TitleSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Highway Bridge DesignDA69344LCD0930 - 1050 T R  3310 Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg Bassem O Andrawes
Highway Bridge DesignONL69345ONL0930 - 1050 T R    Bassem O Andrawes