|Name||Inspection of Steel Superstructures|
This course is based on Section 8.1 of the Federal Highway Administration’s Bridge Inspector’s Reference Manual (BIRM) and provides training on the visual, physical and advanced bridge inspection techniques of steel superstructure primary and secondary members and other steel elements. The course discusses; fatigue and fracture in steel bridges, failure mechanics, fracture critical members and fracture critical bridge types, fatigue cracks and factors affecting fatigue crack propagation and failure process.
Upon completion of this course, participants will gain the following knowledge and skills:
The course is based primarily on Section 8.1 of the Federal Highway Administration’s Bridge Inspector’s Reference Manual (BIRM2002, revised 2006).
A minimum of 25 multiple-choice quiz questions will be offered and 70% minimum passing grades are required to successfully complete the course.