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VIRTUAL Bridge Technical Committee Meeting

July 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MST


All AzSCE Bridge Technical Committee Members

General Meeting Main Presentation:


With the updates to the Strut-and-Tie Method (STM) in AASHTO LRFD 8th Edition, there have been many questions regarding the use and understanding of STM. As a local expert on STM, Dr. Robin Tuchscherer will give some background on the STM and will answer a series of common questions and points of confusion. Some questions were submitted prior, but please send any additional questions you may have to Nathan Merrill, or be prepared to ask them at the presentation.

Presentation by Robin Tuchscherer, Ph.D., P.E., S.E. – Associate Professor at NAU

Dr. Robin Tuchscherer has been an Associate Professor at NAU since 2011. Prior to NAU, he practiced as a Structural Engineer in Austin Texas (3 years), Milwaukee, WI (5 years), and Englewood, CO (1 year on sabbatical) on a wide variety of bridge and building projects. He’s an active member of ACI Committee 445 (Shear and Torsion) and 445A (Strut and Tie Method). His research interests include the design, behavior, modeling and performance of large-scale concrete infrastructure. In his spare time, He, his wife, and four children (ages 11, 9, 6, and 6) enjoy everything northern Arizona has to offer!

This virtual meeting will use the Microsoft Teams platform


Tuesday, July 13, 2021


12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


$15.00 for Private Sector – $10.00 for Public Sector – FREE for Students

*Registration proceeds are used to fund the BTC Academic Scholarship and 1 PDH will be provided to each attendee*

Webinar Link:

 Please register for AzSCE Bridge Technical Committee July 2021 Virtual Meeting by July 12, 2021 12:00 PM at:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar including an event link and optional call-in information.

Please forward this invite to any of your colleagues who may not yet be members of the BTC community or whose email address may have changed recently.

If you do not receive your confirmation email from Constant Contact after registering, and you have checked in your trash/junk folder, please contact Nathan.merrill@kimley-horn.com for assistance.


July 13
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MST
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