101-0138-00L  Bridge Design

SemesterSpring Semester 2018
LecturersT. Vogel, M. Fontana
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
101-0138-00 GBrückenbau4 hrs
Mon09:45-11:30HIL E 7 »
Wed08:00-09:35HIL E 7 »
T. Vogel, M. Fontana

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AbstractOverview on the basics of design and execution of concrete, steel and composite bridges, introduction to the conceptual design process; knowledge of the major construction methods and the function of structural elements.
ObjectiveOverview on the basics of design and execution of concrete, steel and composite bridges, introduction to the conceptual design process; knowledge of the major construction methods and the function of structural elements.
ContentIntroduction, historical retrospection, design boundary conditions and requirements, structural analysis and dimensioning, bridges as spatial structures, superstructure, equipment.
Composite bridges, plate girders, diaphragms, assembly of steel and composite bridges.
Girder bridges, free cantilevering method, arch bridges, frame and slab bridges, cable stayed bridges, skew and curved bridges, external post-tensioning, bridge piers, abutments, foundations.
Pedestrian and railway bridges.
Lecture notesLecture notes
LiteratureMenn, C: "Prestressed Concrete Bridges", Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel-Boston-Berlin, 1990, 535 pp.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits6 credits
ExaminersT. Vogel, M. Fontana
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is only offered in the session after the course unit. Repetition only possible after re-enrolling.
Mode of examinationwritten 120 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationDie gruppenweise Präsentation einer Brücke und der nachträglich abzugebende Bericht sind obligatorische Leistungselemente und tragen je 10% zur Note bei. D.h. die schriftliche Sessionsprüfung hat eine Gewicht von 80%. Die Noten der Übungen von früheren Jahren werden nicht übernommen.
Written aidsSIA-Norm 260, 261, 262, 263, 264; C5-Tabellen; 10 A4-Seiten Zusammenfassung; Taschenrechner ohne externe Kommunikationsmöglichkeiten
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Civil Engineering MasterMajor in Structural EngineeringWInformation