Concrete Bridges

Presenters: Hilary Fiorentino

Advisor: Mohammed Alnaggar, Ph.D.

Presentation Description

Our aging bridges is a major problem that is costing the government millions of dollars. This presentation raises awareness about this issue and the current state of our bridges and buildings. Students will learn about the properties of concrete and how it deteriorates, causing damage to our infrastructure therefore posing a significant safety risk. They will be exposed to the engineering methods that are used to help keep our structures safe.

Learning Outcomes

-Corrosion affects the structural capacity of our bridges. -Most of our bridges today are structurally deficient and need repairs.

Presentation uploaded on 11/04/2015 7:03 PM