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Design Loads considered on Bridges using STAAD.Pro in Hyderabad

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 Hyderabad

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 Hyderabad

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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Improve Your Job Prospects with the Design Loads Considered on Bridges using STAAD.Pro Course in Hyderabad

Skill-Lync's course is a three-month course designed to keep domain standards and requirements in mind. The course curriculum is concentrated on the different types of loads that put pressure on a bridge during its lifetime. It also focuses on the use of STAAD.Pro software to analyse these bridges. Skill-Lync provides one of the best STAAD.Pro classes in Hyderabad with a syllabus taught by experts with 12 years of experience in structural engineering.

Skill-Lync's bridge design course is 100% online, so you can learn at your convenience with support faculty available to answer your doubts and queries. It provides a mix of theoretical and practical learning with topics focused on the details of various loads as per the Indian Road Congress, introduction to the Indian Railway (IRS) code, fundamentals of loads such as dead loads, live loads and wind loads, etc. 

The curriculum of the STAAD.Pro certification course is routinely fine-tuned, so you can expect to receive the most updated and relevant learnings. A significant USP for job searchers is that you will receive a course completion certificate to showcase on your job profile.

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

Why should I choose the Design Loads Considered on Bridges using STAAD.Pro course by Skill-Lync at Hyderabad?

Skill-Lync's course will help you build confidence and career readiness through the use of project-based learning. During the course, you will work on two industry projects. In one, you will analyse the various loads that act on bridges using STAAD.Pro software. In the second, you will be provided with another set of loads like water current, wave and snow and will carry out the same analysing exercise. The industry projects allow you to better showcase your learning outcomes to potential recruiters and highlight your knowledge base. 

What are the prerequisites for Skill-Lync's Design Loads Considered on Bridges using STAAD.Pro course in Hyderabad?

The course is specially curated for students, graduates and working professionals in civil, structural and related engineering domains.

What is the program fee for the STAAD.Pro course by Skill-Lync?

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 doing the STAAD.Pro course by Skill-Lync?

Pursuing a STAAD.Pro certification 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 are the career prospects after completing the STAAD.Pro course by Skill-Lync in Hyderabad?

After completing the bridge design course online, you will be eligible for roles like:

  • Structural Design Engineer (Bridges and Roads)
  • Payload Design Engineer
  • Bridge Design Specialist

What is the expected salary range after completing the Design Loads Considered on Bridges using STAAD.Pro course at Skill-Lync at Hyderabad?

According to data on AmbitionBox, the average annual salary of a Bridge Design Engineer is ₹7.0 lakhs. However, the figure may vary depending upon experience.

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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