This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills: Methods of steel member fabrication, Most common steel shapes used in bridge construction, Types and causes of steel deterioration, Factors that influence fatigue life, Protective systems for steel, Inspection procedures for steel, Properties of steel, Properties and types of other metals used for bridges: cast iron, wrought iron, and aluminum, Other causes of deterioration: temperature changes, chemical attack, moisture absorption
The understanding of the structure and properties of metals, stress mechanisms, failure modes and the characteristics determine their usefulness for a specific application. Often, materials are subject to variable forces (loads). The mechanical engineer...
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