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Design Loads considered on Bridges using STAAD.Pro in Chennai

A 3 month intensive course which focuses on accounting for the various loads that act on a bridge during it's lifetime. STAAD.Pro will be used for performing analysis on the bridges that will be demonstrated in the sessions

12 weeks long course | 100% Online

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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

  • This course deals with the different types of loads to be considered for the design of Bridges
  • Loads as per Indian Road Congress (IRC) are discussed in detail in this course
  • The course contains the presentation of load concept and calculation of loads starting from Dead loads,Live loads and proceeding to wind loads, wave loads, temperature loads and various other loads as prescribed by IRC-6 code book.

Course Syllabus in Chennai

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

Week 01 - Dead Loads

  • In this session, you will learn
    • The unit weight of concrete
    • Mainly about steel and other materials
    • The self weight of structural elements 
    • The self weight of superimposed Dead loads
    • The application of Dead loads in STAAD.Pro
    • The load application in superstructure
    • The load application in Substructure
    • About static check of loads

Week 02 - Live Loads-1

  • In session, you will learn
    • The basics of Indian Road Congress (IRC) code 
    • IRC Tracked loading 
    • IRC Wheeled loading 
    • Class A and Class B Loading 
    • More about longitudinal forces 
    • More about load factors 
    • The positioning of Loads for the design of various structural elements

Week 03 - Live Loads-2

  • In this session, you will learn 
    • The basics of Indian Railway (IRS) code 
    • Broadgauge Metre Gauge train Loading 
    • Racking forces 
    • Derailment loads 
    • Frictional resistance of expansion bearings 
    • Equivalent Joint Loading 
    • Nominal Live loads 
    • Surcharge Loads 
    • Load factors
    • The positioning of Loads for the design of various structural elements

Week 04 - Earth Pressure Loads

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Unit weight of Soil 
    • Saturated unit weight 
    • Dry unit weight
    • Porewater pressure 
    • The basics of soil report and bore hole drawing 
    • Earth Pressure diagram 
    • Various combination of Soil loads 
    • Soil load on Piers and Abutments 
    • Soil load on Foundation
    • Load factors 
    • Earth pressure at Rest Ko 
    • Active Earth pressure Ka 
    • Passive Earth pressure Kp 
    • The application of loads in STAAD.Pro 

Week 05 - Wind Loads

  • In this session, you will learn
    • The basics of IS 875 Part III code 
    • Wind zones of India
    • Basic wind speed
    • Calculation of Factors k1, K2, K3, and k4 
    • Wind force Co-efficients 
    • Load factors 
    • Design of Wind Speed 
    • The application of Wind load- examples in STAAD.Pro 

Week 06 - Seismic Load

  • In this session, you will learn
    • The basics of Earthquake loads IS 1893 code 
    • Seismic Zones of India 
    • Load factors 
    • Zone factor 
    • The importance of factor 
    • Response reduction factor 
    • More about time period 
    • The design of seismic co-efficient 
    • The calculation of Seismic loads 
    • Hydrodynamic loads 
    • The definition of seismic load in STAAD.Pro 
    • The examples in STAAD.Pro 

Week 07 - Water Current Loads

  • In this session, you will learn
    • The basics of water forces 
    • Velocity of river 
    • How to calculate scour depth 
    • How to calculate water current loads as per IRC 
    • More about Load factors 
    • Calculation of buoyancy  
    • Forces on submersible bridges 
    • Application of loads in sub structure 
    • Examples in STAAD.Pro

Week 08 - Centrifuge Loads and Impact Loads

  • In this session, you will learn 
    • Impact load for RC bridges 
    • Impact load for Steel bridges 
    • Impact load for Class AA and Class 70R loading 
    • Application of the loads
    • The basics of centrifugal action 
    • More about load factors 
    • Reduction or increase for ridges with and without approach slabs-calculation of centrifugal forces 
    • STAAD.Pro examples

Week 09 - Wave Loads

  • In this session, you will learn 
    • The basics of IS 4651 code 
    • The basics of waves and its effects on Load factors 
    • Calculation of wave forces 
    • Application of load in sub-structure 
    • Examples in STAAD.Pro 

Week 10 - Snow Loads

  • In this session, you will learn
    • The basics of IS 875 Part IV code 
    • The definition of Snow Load
    • Shape Co-efficients 
    • More about load factors 
    • How to Calculate of snow load 
    • Application of load 
    • STAAD.Pro examples

Week 11 - Temperature Loads

  • In this session, you will learn 
    • The basics of IS 875 Part V code 
    • Temperature stresses and its effects 
    • Expansion joint 
    • More about load factors 
    • Longitudinal temperature effects 
    • Temperature variation across the depth 
    • Co-efficient of thermal expansion 
    • Application of Temperature loads in STAAD.Pro 
    • STAAD.Pro examples

Week 12 - Shrinkage, Vehicle Collision and Barge Impact Loads

  • In this session, you will learn 
    • Differential Shrinkage forces on Girder slab Bridges
    • Load Combinations along with factors in Serviceability Limit
    • Serviceability Limit State (SLS) and Ultimate Limit State (ULS)

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

Industry Projects in Chennai

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.

Basic load calculations for the given bridge data

In this project, you will be asked to determine the various loads like dead load, live load, earth pressure and seismic load acting on a bridge under a given specification and analyze using STAAD.Pro

Load calculation on girder

In this project, you will be asked to determine the various loads like water current, centrifugal, Impact, Wave, Snow, Temperature & Barge Impact loads acting on a bridge under a given specification and analysis using STAAD.Pro.

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

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Upskill Yourself with the Design Loads Considered on Bridges using STAAD.Pro Course in Chennai

This course by Skill-Lync describes how to account for various loads on bridges, transient or permanent, over their lifetime using the STAAD.Pro technology.

The Design Loads Considered on Bridges using STAAD.Pro Course in Chennai

Skill-Lync’s STAAD.Pro course is divided into twelve weeks to give information about the provisions governing the various loads acting on bridges. You will learn about different loads each week, followed by numerically solved problems and a STAAD.Pro demo session.

The STAAD.Pro certification course by Skill-Lync is 100% online to enable working professionals to complete it successfully. Apart from video lectures, you can also participate in one-on-one zoom sessions and discussion forums led by industry experts. Not only will the bridge design online course give you relevant skills to analyse bridges, but also an edge in the job market.

Skill-Lync’s STAAD.Pro certification course consists of two industry-oriented projects to give you a practical understanding of the concepts you learn. They will require you to determine various loads acting on a bridge under a given specification and analyse them using STAAD.Pro. The STAAD.Pro course in Chennai will help you enhance your skills in structural design.

FAQs on the Design Loads Considered on Bridges using STAAD.Pro Course in Chennai

Why should I choose the Design Loads Considered on Bridges using STAAD.Pro course with Skill-Lync in Chennai?

Skill-Lync’s STAAD.Pro course is curated by industry specialists to make you competent in designing bridges under dynamic and static loading conditions. The course will teach you how to deal with multiple load cases and their quick execution through modern technology.

What are the prerequisites for taking the Design Loads Considered on Bridges using STAAD.Pro course with Skill-Lync in Chennai?

The STAAD.Pro certification course suits candidates with civil engineering and structural engineering backgrounds. Professionals working in structural design and the construction sector can also pursue the course to widen their knowledge in the subject area.

What is the program fee of Skill-Lync’s Design Loads Considered on Bridges using STAAD.Pro course?

Skill-Lync offers three options for enrollment: Basic, Pro and Premium. The Basic Plan offers 1-month access at Rs 7,000 per month for 3 months. The Pro Plan provides 2 months' access at Rs 10,000 per month for 3 months and the Premium Plan offers lifetime access at Rs 15,000 per month for 3 months. 

What are the benefits of choosing the Design Loads Considered on Bridges using STAAD.Pro course with Skill-Lync in Chennai?

Pursuing a STAAD.Pro course at Skill-Lync would offer many benefits to you.

  • Industry-oriented curriculum.
  • Hands-on experience in solving industry projects.
  • Email and forum support from the technical support team to clear your doubts.
  • A certificate of completion for all participants and a merit certificate for the top 5% of the scorers.

What career prospects are available after completing the Design Loads considered on Bridge using STAAD.Pro course with Skill-Lync in Chennai?

After completing the online bridge engineering course, you can apply for posts like:

  • Bridge Design Engineer
  • Civil/Structural Engineer
  • Modeller (Structure)

What is the expected salary range after completing the Design Loads considered on Bridge using STAAD.Pro course with Skill-Lync in Chennai?

The salary range depends on the experience of the professional. The average annual salary of a Bridge Design Engineer is ₹7.0 lakhs.  

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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12 years in the experience range

Instructors with 12 years extensive industry experience.

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Areas of expertise

  • Structural Engineering

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