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Online Technical Talk[CLOSED]: Design & Construction of Segmental Box Girder Bridge

From August 08, 2020 10:00 am until August 08, 2020 12:00 pm
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Online Technical Talk:

Design & Construction of Segmental Box Girder Bridge

Date:     8 Aug 2020 (Sat)  

Time:    10.00am – 12.00pm

Venue:  Online Platform

Details of Online Login ID will be provided after registration



This topic provides an overview of the design and construction of concrete segmental box girder (SBG) bridge.  During the talk, the advantages and limitation of the precast and cast in-situ segmental box girder bridge will be explained.   Besides, the fundamental and design consideration of the concrete segmental box girder bridge will be highlighted.  The typical prestress and steel reinforcement details for SBG and their erection method will be explained.  The types of temporary work involved in the erection of the segmental box girder erection or construction will be highlighted.


Biodata of Speaker

Ir. Low Hin Foo

B.Eng (Hons) Civil, CEng MIStructE, MIEAust CPEng, MIES, MIEM PEng, ASEAN Eng, APEC Engineer, IntPE(MY)

Ir. Low Hin Foo graduated from University Malaya with an Honours degree in Civil Engineering.  Since then he has almost 20 years of design and construction experience in various types of bridges, as well as prestressed building structures both locally and abroad. He was the Technical Manager for prestressing specialist contractor, BBR Construction Systems (M) Sdn Bhd; and he is currently the Principal Engineer of OSD Consultants (M) Sdn Bhd as well as the Group Managing Director of OSD design group in Malaysia, and the Managing Director of the bridge consultancy firm OS Alliance Pte Ltd in Singapore.

Ir. Low has vast experience in the design and construction of long span bridges using precast and cast in-situ prestressed segmental box girder (SBG) and he is familiar with the design of integral bridge with prestressed girders made continuous. Besides, he has huge design experience in the design of prestressed structures for large commercial projects and high-rise towers, particularly in handling the design of prestressed flat slab or flat plate systems with irregular column grids, including prestressed transfer plate and raft foundation.

He is currently working with Monash University Malaysia on a research project on prestressed transfer plate and transfer slab. He is also actively involved in the training of engineers and undergraduates by conducting courses on prestress designs, design of bridges and prestressed buildings.




  • Closing Date: Registration should reach us latest by 5 Aug 2020 or when registration is full, whichever is earlier.
  • Last minute registration will NOT be accepted.
  • Registered member participant shall attend the seminar himself/herself personally. In the event a representative has been sent to attend, the representative must be a member of the same grade, otherwise the difference in registration fee must be paid before admission is allowed.
  • Attendance by representative will not be issued with the Certificate of Attendance.
  • Participants are to login with FULL NAME as verification of Attendance for the whole duration of the event.
  • Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • If fail to attend the event, the fee paid will not be refunded.


Registration with Payment: on a first-come-first-served’ basis.


IEM Student

IEM Graduate

IEM Member

Non-IEM Member

Senior IEM Member

(> 65 years)

RM 20

RM 20

RM 30

RM 60



Payment Mode

Internet banking (GIRO) / Cash  / Cheque make payable to “The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia” and bank-in to:  CIMB BANK Account #: 80 0762026 7

*** Please e-mail Registration Form together with payment slip to us for our confirmation.



I have read and understood the IEM’s Personal Data Protection Notice published on IEM’s website at http://www.myiem.org.my; and I agree to IEM’s use and processing of my personal data as set out in the said notice.

Banking Info



Bank Account Number: 80-0762026-7

Account Name: The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia