TRB will conduct a webinar on Thursday, September 28, 2017, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET that will explore the latest research about theories on computing the ultimate passive force for abutment deflection. The webinar will highlight simple models and equations using different materials and geometries. The presenter will discuss the effect of cyclic loading on lateral resistance and damping. They will also provide case examples and present the results of a series of full-scale tests.
This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Seismic Design and Performance of Bridges.
Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinar. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.
Moderated by: Ken Fishman, McMahon and Mann Consulting Engineers, PC
The first 90 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions. The Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP) categorizes this webinar activity as relating to health, safety, and welfare including core technical.
At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
Professional Development Hour Information
A certificate for 2.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be provided to Professional Engineers (PEs) who register and attend the webinar as an individual. For groups, only the person that registers and attends the session will receive a PDH certificate. Certificates of Completion will be issued only to individuals who register for and attend the entire webinar session.
Individuals registered as Florida PEs are no longer required to email TRB with your license number to report your attendance. Instead, please use your certificate that TRB provides through RCEP.net as verification of your attendance to the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.
Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.
This webinar was developed in March 2017. TRB has met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to RCEP by TRB. Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20005. Website: www.RCEP.net.
Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum at RGillum@nas.edu.