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Bridges & Structures

Heat Straightening Repair for Damaged Steel Bridges

TRB Workshop 118 Agenda

Design, Techniques, and Management of Heat Straightening Repair of Damaged Steel Bridges

Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
Sunday, January 11, 2004 From 8:30am to 5:30pm in Wilson C, Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

8:30 a.m. Historical perspective, types of damage, and basic concepts of heat straightening
9:30 a.m. Video on the fundamentals of heat straightening
10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. Heat Straightening Basics
11:15 a.m. Techniques, design and management of heat straightening projects
12:00 noon    Lunch
1:00 p.m. Behavior of steel before and after heat straightening
2:15 p.m. LA bridge case study
3:00 p.m. Coffee Break
3:30 p.m. Case studies
5:00 p.m. Question and answer period
5:30 p.m. Adjourn

Note: Participants will receive a CD Set and a Manual on Heat Straightening repairs

Updated: 08/06/2013
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