oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Fatigue design of steel structures : a review
|Article Title||Fatigue design of steel structures : a review|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 Structural Engineering Division, National Building Research Institute, CSIR, Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Sep 1975|
|Pages||231 - 234|
|Keyword(s)||Composite steel-concrete, Fatigue, Load, Steel and Stress|
Several aspects of the fatigue design of steel and composite steel-concrete structures are discussed. Existing specifications are reviewed together with the shortcomings in currently available fatigue design data. The importance of load and stress histories is emphasized and the influence of structural connections and welding in particular on the fatigue strength of structures is pointed out. Problems associated with the selection of test specimens for fatigue tests are discussed.
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