Bridge WorkshopName: Bridge WorkshopDate: July 20, 2017Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EDTRegistration: Register NowEvent Description:ACEC/NC & NCDOT Bridge Workshop
Worth 1 PDH Credit
The presentation will cover AASHTO LRFD Approach to Seismic Loads according to AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, 7th Edition including 2016 Interim Revisions and Guide Specifications for LRFD Seismic Bridge Design, 2nd Edition. It also presents methods for modeling and analyzing bridges subject to earthquake ground motions, the basics of design principles, and seismic design philosophies (force- and displacement-based) for different Seismic Zones. The seminar will address the design of earthquake-resisting bridge elements and systems; including detailing for plastic hinging regions and design requirements for capacity protection of those elements that should not experience damage.
Jingsong Liu, PhD, PE, AECOM