Teaching Scheme (in Hours)
Subject Credit : 4
Examination Scheme (in marks)
ESE Viva (V)
Syllabus Content Download
Classification, investigations and planning, choice of type of bridges
I.R.C. and other international specifications on live loads for road bridges, Various forces acting on bridges, Load distribution theories: Courbon’s Method, Hendry Jaeger Method, Grillage analogy, Pigeaud’s curves
Superstructure: General design considerations, analysis and design of reinforced concrete slab culverts, tee beam and slab bridges, Design principles of pre-stressed bridges, continuous bridges, box girder bridges, balanced cantilever bridges
Substructure : Various parts of substructures, Various types of substructures, Loads acting on substructures, Design of pier and pier cap, Design of different types of foundation – Open, pile and well foundation, its construction aspects and related issues.
After learning the course the students should be able to:
- Anayse and design of reinforced concrete slab culverts, tee beam and slab bridges as per IRC specifications.
- Understand design primciples of pre-stressed bridges, continuous bridges, box girder bridges, balanced acantilever bridges.
- Design pier and pier cap, piles and wells.
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