This one day classroom course covers the inspection, assessment and strengthening of bridges including technical approval procedures; maintenance strategies, systems and procedures. It also covers whole-life costing and asset management; the assessment of reinforced concrete, pre-stressed concrete, steel and composite bridges; load testing of bridges; methods of strengthening and the design of bridges for durability of maintenance. The course will partly cover the deterioration/defects on concrete and steel bridges and their causes as well as an overview of a number of repair and testing techniques available.
Working towards your BICS?
Our new Bridge Management and Durability of Bridges and Structures courses will give you an overview of different types of bridge inspections and how the collected data is linked with Bridge Management decisions. Our courses also cover deterioration and defects on concrete and steel bridges and their causes and will give you an overview of a number of repair and testing techniques that are available.