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Design of Bridge Substructures / Piers using STAAD.Pro

Get a practical understanding of the Design of Bridge Substructures/ Piers using STAAD.Pro and Autodesk Bridge as seen in the industry.

11 weeks long course | 100% Online

Learn from leading experts in the industry

Project based learning with 2 industry level projects that learners can showcase on LinkedIn.

Learn Key Tools & Technologies STAAD.Pro, Autodesk Structural Bridge Design

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Syllabus

This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

  • In this course, students will deal with the analysis and design of the substructures of a bridge.
  • Students will also get hands-on experience with analysis and design software such as STAAD.Pro and Autodesk Structural Bridge Design.
  • In this course, students will learn how to analyse and design the substructures using the above software and effective utilisation of Microsoft Excel tools.

Course Syllabus

On a daily basis we talk to companies in the likes of Tata Elxsi and Mahindra to fine tune our curriculum.

Week 01 - Understanding the Bridges, Codes, Loads, Load Combinations, and Bearings & Articulation

  • The classification of bridges, their significance, the construction and collapse of bridges
  • Code used for bridge analysis and desgn 
  • Loads acting on a bridge and their corresponding codal provisions.
  • Load combinations as per IRS and IRC codes (e.g., DL, LL, etc.) into the design.
  • Different types of bearings are commonly used in bridges
  • The concept of codal provisions pertaining to bearings
  • Bearings influence in the substructure's behaviour (fixed or free)

Week 02 - Different Types of Substructures

  • Abutments
    • Wall type
    • Spill through
    • Abutment Pier
    • Retaining walls
  • Different types of piers and their design considerations

Week 03 - Introduction to STAAD.Pro and Modeling of Simple Structures

  • Modelling and analysing simple structures in STAAD.Pro
  • Frames & Trusses (Geometric modelling, defining elements, and properties).

Week 04 - Pier Caps- RCC and PSC

  • Different types and concepts of pier cap design
  • Pier cap major function and load transfer mechanism.

Week 05 - Corbels

  • Corbels behavior
  • Corbels analysis
  • Corbels design guidelines.

Week 06 - Modeling of Bridge

  • The realistic data of our bridge and other data required for design
  • Modelling of superstructure and substructure of bridges and defining boundary conditions in STAAD.Pro software

Week 07 - Applying various Loads and Load Combinations of Bridge

  • Various loads applied to the bridge
  • Possible load combinations generated in STAAD.Pro

Week 08 - Analysis, Results Interpretation in STAAD.Pro and Summarizing the Results

  • Analysing a bridge and interpreting the results for various elements
  • Summarising the results (forces) and arrive at the worst possible effect on our substructure

Week 09 - Capacity check using Autodesk Structural Bridge Design (ASBD) Software

  • Modelling of substructure/ section in software (Autodesk Structural Bridge Design) and define sections, properties, worst load effect, analyse and check design in the software.

Week 10 - RC Detailing

  • Code clauses
  • RC Detailing
    • Flexural reinforcement
    • Shear reinforcement
    • Crackwidth
    • Ductile detailing for Seismic resistance
    • Anchorage length
    • Splicing (lap lengths)
    • Bundled high strength deformed bars

Week 11 - Conclusion and Further Studies

  • Retaining walls
  • Culverts and its types 

 

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Industry Projects

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 2 Projects that are available in this program.

Portal Pier Analysis

In this project, students will have to model a portal pier in STAAD.Pro using the given data and compare the results obtained for beams and columns.

Analysis and Design of Substructure of 5 - spans Box girder bridge.

In this project, students will have to analyse and design a substructure of a 5 - spans box girder bridge.

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Ratings & Reviews by Learners

Skill-Lync has received honest feedback from our learners around the globe.

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Master Bridge Construction with the Design of Bridge Substructures / Piers using STAAD.Pro Course

The global bridge construction market is expected to show a CAGR of 5% and is anticipated to reach a whopping $1,416.9 by 2030. According to the US Bureau of Labour Statistics, the hiring of civil engineers is forecasted to grow at a rate of 7% between 2021 and 2030. This means that 22,100 new jobs in the current decade. Equipping yourself with the right skillsets will make you eligible for a lucrative career in this domain.

Skill-Lync’s Design of Bridge Substructures / Piers using STAAD.Pro is an 11-week online course. It will teach you how to design a bridge using STAAD.Pro. An industry expert with ten years of experience in bridge design has carefully curated the course. As the curriculum strictly adheres to industry standards, it will help you become job-ready. Two industry-level projects are included in the curriculum to provide you with hands-on practice.

The advanced bridge design course will help you build the skills necessary to kickstart a career in the construction industry. The fee for learning the bridge design software ranges from INR 7,000 to INR 15,000 monthly for three months.

Who Should Take This Course?

The industry-oriented bridge design using STAAD.Pro course is for students and graduates of civil, structural and related engineering streams. If you are interested in designing bridge structures, this course is for you. Experienced professionals looking for a career transition to this domain can opt for this course.

What will you learn?

The course will take you through the construction of bridges and RCC and PSC structures. The following topic will be dealt with in this course:

  • Classification of bridges
  • Different types of piers and their design considerations
  • Corbels behaviour and analysis
  • Various Loads and Load Combinations of Bridge
  • RC Detailing
  • Culverts and their types 

Skills You Will Gain

  • The ability to develop bridge design using STAAD.Pro.
  • Complete knowledge of standard industry practices and IRS and IRC codes for load applications.
  • Proficiency in using the software STAAD.Pro and Autodesk Structural Bridge Design.

Key Highlights of The Program

  • The Design of Bridge Substructures / Piers using STAAD.Pro is an 11-week long course.
  • Besides the course completion certificate for all participants, the top 5% of learners get a merit certificate.
  • You will get email and forum support to clear your doubts during the course.
  • Real-time industry-relevant projects will make your learning purposeful and practice-oriented.

Career Opportunities after taking the course

Upon completing the Design of Bridge Substructures / Piers using STAAD.Pro course, numerous job opportunities will open up for you. Some exciting positions that you can work for include:

  • Bridge design engineer
  • RCC structure designer
  • Structural engineer

FAQs on the Design of Bridge Substructures / Piers using STAAD.Pro Course

  1. Who can take up the Design of Bridge Substructures / Piers using STAAD.Pro course?

Students and graduates of civil, structural and related engineering streams can take up the Design of Bridge Substructures / Piers using STAAD.Pro course.

  1. Is the Design of Bridge Substructures / Piers using STAAD.Pro an online program?

Yes, the bridge design course is 100% online.

  1. What is the duration of the Design of Bridge Substructures / Piers using STAAD.Pro course?

This advanced bridge design software course is 11 weeks long, covering all the basic to advanced-level concepts essential to design and analysing bridges.

  1. What is the fee for pursuing the Design of Bridge Substructures / Piers using STAAD.Pro course?

The fee for learning the bridge design using STAAD.Pro course at Skill-Lync is flexible and is available in three plans. The basic plan provides you with two months of access at INR 7,000 per month, the Pro plan provides four months of access at INR 10,000 per month, and the Premium plan provides you lifetime access at INR 15,000 per month.

  1. How much can a construction project manager earn?

According to Ambitionbox, the average annual salary of a bridge design engineer is INR 7 LPA. However, your pay package may vary with your experience and expertise.

  1. Is there any certificate for completing the Design of Bridge Substructures / Piers using STAAD.Pro course?

Yes, you shall be given a course completion certificate after completing the Design of Bridge Substructures / Piers using STAAD.Pro course. The top 5% of the scorers will receive a merit certificate alongside the course completion certificate.

  1. Is any technical support available for this bridge design course?

Yes, you can clear your doubts during coursework from our technical support team through email and forum support.

  1. Can you tell me more about Skill-Lync?

Skill-Lync is among India’s leading EdTech platforms dedicated to transforming engineering education. We equip young engineers with the latest skill sets and cutting-edge tools in new-age technologies.

The brainchild of two engineers from Chennai, Skill-Lync, is on a mission to bridge the skill gap between aspiring professionals and the industry’s demands through job-oriented courses.

Instructors profiles

Our courses are designed by leading academicians and experienced industry professionals.

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1 industry expert

Our instructors are industry experts along with a passion to teach.

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10 years in the experience range

Instructors with 10 years extensive industry experience.

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Areas of expertise

  • Bridge Design

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