|Name||Inspection of Concrete Superstructures|
The course is based on Section 7 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 concrete superstructure elements such as; cast-in-place slabs, tee beams, concrete girders, concrete channel beams, concrete arches and arch culverts, concrete rigid frames, precast and prestressed slabs, prestressed double tees. It course covers the most common concrete structure defects and failures.
Upon completion of this course, participants will gain the following knowledge and skills:
The course is based primarily on Section 7 of The Federal Highway Administration’s Bridge Inspector’s Reference Manual (BIRM) and the recording and Coding Guide and emphasis on the numerical ratings of safety related defects, structural defects and deficiencies and to promote uniformity of rating.
A minimum of 50 multiple-choice quiz questions will be offered and 70% minimum passing grades are required to successfully complete the course.