AASHTO Design & Load Rating (Steel Bridge example)

Load Rating , Steel Composite , Training , Wizard , AASHTO , Tutorial .

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Author: MIDASoft

Publish Date: 12 Nov, 2018







Purpose of the Training

The purpose of this training is to address how to perform design check and load rating in steel composite bridge. Attendees will gain understanding on how to access design check and load rating depending on geometry complexity and bridge types. We will also cover what would be the critical things to know to practice design and load rating in midasCivil. Finally, the trainer will explain how to review the result values and extract design check and load rating report per AASHTO LRFD and AASHTO LRFR.


Presentation Slides




Key Feature
Pre-definition before design check
- Define the design truck(HL-93TRK/HL-93TDM) per AASHTO LRFD
- Generate Moving load for design
- Load Combination(Auto Generation)

Design Check
- Explanation of the set-up items in midasCivil
- Design material/Longitudinal Reinforcement/Transfer stiffener/ Unbraced Length

Load Rating check
- Explanation of the set-up items in midasCivil
- Rating Group setting/Fatigue Parameter/Curved Bridge Parameter

Result Extraction
- Result Table check
- Design/Load rating report generation





Speaker :  Sungwoo Park, PE

Category : Bridge

Software : midas Civil

Date : 2015-12-02



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