Designing Concrete Bridge Decks




Credit: 5 PDH

Course Fee: $60.00

26 Pages

 

Course Summary

This course provides a general description of the various concrete deck types, a discussion of the basic structural behavior of concrete decks, and an overview of major design and detailing considerations.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, the participant should know that bridge decks are an integral part of the bridge structure by providing the direct riding surface for motor vehicles. The participant should also understand that bridge decks directly transfer load from the moving traffic to the major load-carrying members. An understanding of various concrete deck types, basic structural behavior of concrete decks, and major design and detailing considerations are also developed.

Course Author

Caltrans

 

 

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