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Learning Units (Hours)
John C. Huang, Ph.D., PE & George Thomas, PE
A structural engineer must be familiar with the terminology and elementary theory of bridge mechanics and materials. This course presents the terminology needed to properly identify and describe the individual elements that comprise a bridge. First, the major components of a bridge are introduced. Then the basic member shapes and connections of the bridge are presented, ending with the purpose and function of culverts.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
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