The Revival of Timber Bridges - The Carbon Friendly Solution by Dan Tingley Ph.D., P.Eng., MIEust, CPEng., RPEQ 

Description: This presentation will seek to provide an overview of timber bridge design and restoration and highlight the carbon benefits as well as cost and function. The presentation will bring to focus railway, highway and pedestrian bridges and discuss advanced material methods like high strength fiber reinforced timber bridges.

 




Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will learn about timber bridge design (railway, highway and pedestrian).

  • Participants will learn about timber bridge restoration and maintenance.

  • Participants will learn about the cost and performance advantages of using timber in bridge applications and discuss advanced material methods like high strength fiber reinforced timber bridges

  • Participants will learn about the environmental advantages that wood has over steel and concrete.

Course Format: Recorded Seminar
Length: 1 Hour
Credits: 1 Learning Unit from American Institute of Architects, all Canadian Provincial Architect Associations and the Engineering Institute of Canada

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