TRB Webinar: Using Ultra-High Performance Concrete for Bridges
Ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) has proven to be a versatile option in repair, retrofitting, and new designs of different portions of bridges. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern that will share completed and ongoing research on the application of UHPC and requirements for using it in retrofitting and repair projects. Presenters will provide guidance on the design of UHPC precast members and detailing requirements for pretensioning, reinforcement, and local and global behavior of such members. Presenters will also share international examples of utilizing UHPC material for the construction of bridges.
This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s Standing Technical Committee on Concrete Bridges.
Registration is free for employees of TRB sponsors as well as Titanium and Cobalt Global Affiliates. The registration rate for all other attendees is $100. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information. Contact Patrice Davenport to inquire about becoming a TRB sponsor or global affiliate organization.
A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.
Webinar agenda and presenters
Simplified UHPC design and specifications – Maher K. Tadros, University of Nebraska
Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) advancements on the application of UHPC – Christina Freeman, FDOT
The Malaysia Perspective: Making UHPC prefabricated bridge elements as standard products – Voo Yen Lei, University of New South Wales
Question and answer session moderated by Reza Baie, Modjeski and Masters, Inc.
The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.
At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
Detail the range of UHPC applications in bridge construction and rehabilitation
Approach the design and detailing of bridges that utilize UHPC
Reference different international projects that have adopted UHPC material for construction of new bridges
Professional Development Hours
Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.
This webinar will be delivered as a scheduled – e-learning live event and is categorized within RCEP as Technical, Health and Safety.
Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.
TRB will report credits earned to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005.
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