Introduction to Bridge and Waterfront Structures (Timed & Monitored)
- Course Number: S1015T
- Credits: 4 hours
- Instructor: Ellen Huang, PE
- Price: $40
This course describes the methods and materials used in the construction of bridge and waterfront structures. It introduces the common terminology, basic principles, and methods used to construct bridges, foundations, and connections. The course materials are based on “Chapter 5 – Construction Methods and Materials: Heavy Construction” in NAVEDTRA 14336A - US Navy Engineering Aid (EA) Advanced. The multiple-choice quiz at the end is designed to help students demonstrate the understanding of the course material.
At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
- Be able to understand the different types of bridge construction,
- Be able to understand the purpose and types of foundations and piles,
- Be able to understand the different types of waterfront structures, and
- Be able to understand the applications of timber fasteners and connectors.