One day course providing practical advice on the hydraulic design of bridges. This course is ‘stand alone’, but also follows on from the Scour at Structures course to provide the second day of a two day course.
Who should attend
The course is designed for any professional who is likely to be involved in the design of hydraulic assessment of bridges. It is also relevant to managers and regulators involved in consenting works in watercourses.
Following the course, delegates should have a good appreciation of the principles of bridge hydraulic design plus knowledge of environmental, maintenance and health and safety issues. Details of current key references and best practice guides will be provided. The exercises will include hand calculation for weir design and computer analysis of bridge hydraulics/afflux.
- Bridge types
- Types of bridge flow
- Methods of hydraulic analysis
- Hydraulic design principles
- Design and construction issues
- Health and safety issues
- Environmental issues
- Computer modelling
The course includes information from the following guidance
- Highways Agency – Design Manual for Road Bridges
- Environment Agency River Weirs – Good Practice Guide
- Environment Agency – Bridge Afflux System
- Urban Hydrology
- Scour at Bridges
- Culvert Design and Operation
- Introductory one day course
- A comprehensive set of course notes will be provided together with a bibliography of the key references. A copy of spreadsheet software (based on Microsoft Excel) for bridge afflux analysis will be provided
- Counts as 6 CPD/CET hours
Jeremy Benn FREng MA MSc FICE FCIWEM C.WEM MASCE MIEI CEng CEnv
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