What makes stainless steel an unmatched material for bridges?

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Stainless steel shines in bridge projects

Marked by harsh environments, heavy lifetime usage and high aesthetic expectations, bridges demand special considerations upfront if they're going to go the distance.

Bridge projects are truly in a class of their own – just like Outokumpu stainless steel.

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WEBINAR 1:

Pedestrian bridges of stainless steel

Keynote: Why choose stainless steel for a pedestrian bridge?

  • What are the key drivers favoring stainless steel?
  • Pedelta's experiences with stainless steel in bridge building

Stainless steel in pedestrian bridges

  • Environmental benefits
  • Modular bridge design
  • Advantages of maintenance-free material choice

Keynote speaker:

Juan A. Sobrino
PhD, ICCP, PE, Peng and ing.
CEO at Pedelta
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Pedelta Pedelta is an independent specialty bridge and structural engineering consultancy firm with offices in Canada, Colombia, Peru, Spain, and the United States. Their experience includes more than 2,000 bridge designs around the world, of all types, materials, structural types and sizes, as well as construction engineering, assessment, inspection and rehabilitation of bridges.

Speaker:

Andy Backhouse
Lead Technical Manager at Outokumpu
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Andrew is responsible for technical market development for Outokumpu with a focus on applications for stainless steel technology in structural engineering, especially bridge as well as energy applications such as nuclear power, solar power and other renewable energy sectors.

WEBINAR 2:

How to design a stainless steel bridge

Keynote: How to design a stainless steel bridge

  • Key things to consider
  • Structural elements
  • Benefits and potential

Material selection for different environments

  • Tips for material selection
  • Duplex stainless steel

Keynote speaker:

Nancy Baddoo
Associate Director at Steel Construction Institute
(SCI)
LinkedIn

SCI has been a trusted, independent source of information and engineering expertise globally for over 30 years, and remains the leading, independent provider of technical expertise and disseminator of best practice to the steel construction sector.

Speaker:

Andy Backhouse
Lead Technical Manager at Outokumpu
LinkedIn

Andrew is responsible for technical market development for Outokumpu with a focus on applications for stainless steel technology in structural engineering, especially bridge as well as energy applications such as nuclear power, solar power and other renewable energy sectors.

WEBINAR 3:

Economic drivers for choosing stainless steel

Keynote: LCC and LCA in bridges

  • Stainless steel vs. carbon steel

Why choose stainless steel for road and railway bridges

  • Añorca railway bridge in Spain
  • Söderström railway bridge in Stockholm, Sweden

Keynote speaker:

Stefan Uppenberg
Sustainability consultant at WSP Group
LinkedIn

WSP Group WSP Group develops creative, comprehensive and sustainable engineering solutions for a future where society can thrive. WSP’s expertise extends to all types of bridges, from viaducts and interchanges, to railway and pedestrian bridges, and even wildlife crossings. They have designed, analyzed, built, maintained, and managed thousands of bridge projects.

Speaker:

Andy Backhouse
Lead Technical Manager at Outokumpu
LinkedIn

Andrew is responsible for technical market development for Outokumpu with a focus on applications for stainless steel technology in structural engineering, especially bridge as well as energy applications such as nuclear power, solar power and other renewable energy sectors.

Webinar 4:

The future belongs to sustainable bridges

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
10:00–11:00 CET

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Keynote: What will the future society look like?

  • The importance of long-lasting design
  • The role of sustainability in infrastructure
  • Building sector in the future

Outokumpu’s view on sustainability

  • Why stainless steel is the material of the future

Keynote speaker:

Ian Firth
Independent structural engineering consultant
LinkedIn

Ian Firth is one of the world’s leading bridge designers. He has extensive experience in the conceptual and detailed design of bridges, including some of the world's longest spans, in a variety of environments and contexts.

Speaker:

Stefan Erdmann
Senior Vice President and CTO at Outokumpu
LinkedIn

Stefan Erdmann is Chief Technology Officer at Outokumpu and member of the Outokumpu leadership team. His responsibility area includes research and development, technology, sustainability and investment steering.

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