Codes and Applicability. General forms and components- trusses, segmental, cable-stayed and suspension. Primary loads and load combinations. Serviceability vs. strength. Consideration of extreme events. Design of superstructures-deck design, girder design, floor-beam design. Design of substructures-piers, abutments, frames and foundations. Scour and other adverse considerations. Wind, seismic and pushover analyses. Bearings, expansion joints and barriers.
3 credits. Prerequisite CE 322 or permission of instructor.
Course Code: CE 481