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Course Information
Course Unit Title :
Course Unit Code : 01INS5140
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : At the end of this class, students will gain ability to design and analyze bridges in hand and software programs.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Bridge engineering and bridge design. Structural analysis, structural loads, structural components of bridge systems.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals :
Course Aims : Give CE graduate students ability to analyze bridge structures using structural analysis methods. The course will cover the design and analysis of bridge structures, and provide the necessary tools to perform the design of various types of bridges and be familiar with engineering approaches.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : LRFD Bridge Design Specifications,
Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials ASHTO-2004

Additional Resources : Design of Highway Bridges An LRFD Approach 2nd Edition
R. M. Barker and J. A. Puckett 2007 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Bridge Engineering, Design, Rehabilitation, and Maintenance of Modern Highway Bridges 2nd Edition Demetrios E. Tonias, Jim J. Zhao 2007, Mc Graw Hill.

PCI Design Handbook, Precast and Prestressed Concrete, Fourth Edition 1992 by Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Sub Structure Bridge Design & Super Structure Bridge Design
EAP Spftware, Inc

Material Sharing
Documents : Required documents will be provided.
Assignments : 4 HW and 1 term project
Exams : 1 mid term and 1 final exams
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
16 3 48  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
32 3 96  
Homeworks :
4 8 32  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 2 2  
Finals :
0 0 0  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
178  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 50
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
1 50
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Course Outline,
Introduction to Bridge Engineering
Structural Perspective of Bridges
Construction Materials and Classification of Bridges
 
2 Bridge Aesthetics
Types of bridges
General Design Considerations
  Study Materials: ASHTO 2004
3 General Design Considerations
Bridge Loads,
Loads and Load Distribution
Gravity Loads, Lateral Loads
  ---
4 Influence Lines
Girder Line Analysis
  Study Materials: Barker, Struatural analysis lecture notes
5 System Analysis
Sub Structures/Super Structures
  Study Materials: Barker, Struatural analysis lecture notes
6 Reinforced Concrete Bridges
Introduction; Slab & Decks
  Study Materials: Barker, RC lecture notes notları, PCI
7 Mid term
  Study Materials: Open book
8 Reinforced Concrete Bridges
Girder Bridges

  Study Materials: Barker, Demetrios
9 Concrete Box Girder Systems
  Study Materials: Barker, Demetrios
10 Prestressed Concrete Girder Systems
  Study Materials: Barker
11 Piers and columns
  Study Materials: Barker, EAP Software
12
Foundations

  Study Materials: Barker, EAP Software
13 Seismic Bridge Design ? Philosophy
Seismic Bridge Design ? Design Issues

  Study Materials: ASHTO
14 Term Project Presentations