Investigation of Design Factors Affecting Fatigue Strength of Reinforcing Bars-Test Program

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Title: Investigation of Design Factors Affecting Fatigue Strength of Reinforcing Bars-Test Program

Author(s): J.M. Hanson, M.F. Somes, and T. Helagson

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 41

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 71-106

Keywords: bars; beams (supports); bridge decks; compressive strength; concrete slabs; cyclic loads; deformed reinforcement; fatigue (materials); fatigue tests; loading rate; reinforced concrete; reinforcing steels; research; stress-strain relationships

Date: 1/1/1974

Abstract:
A comprehensive experimental investigation of the influence of stress range, minimum stress level, bar size, type of specimen, and ASTM grade on the fatigue life of reinforcing bars is described.