ENGG(SERC) 2-909: Bridge Engineering (L-T-P-C) : 3-0-0-3

Course coordinator: Dr. K. Ramanjaneyulu

Introduction – historical development, Classification and components of bridges, choice of type of the bridges, bridge aesthetics; Bridge codes – standard specifications for highway and railway bridges; Analysis and design of RC and PSC bridge decks, load distribution in slab and girder bridges, analysis and design of voided slab bridge decks, behaviour of skew bridge decks; Analysis and design of RC and PSC box-girder bridge decks; Analysis and design of steel and composite bridges; Design of bearings; Design of substructure and foundations – piers and abutments of different types, shallow and deep foundations; Modern methods of  construction – Incremental launching and its impact on analysis and design, segmental construction ; Introduction to analysis and design of long span bridges: suspension and cable stayed bridges