Effect of Surface Characteristics on Fatigue Strength of Reinforcing Steel

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Title: Effect of Surface Characteristics on Fatigue Strength of Reinforcing Steel

Author(s): I.C. Jhamb and J.G. Mac Gregor

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 41

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 139-168

Keywords: axial loads; bars; deformations (reinforcing steels); fatigue (materials); fatigue tests; flexural strength; reinforcing steels; rusting; surface roughness

Date: 1/1/1974

Abstract:
An experimental investigation was undertaken to study the effect of the deformations, decarburization of bar surface, rust and mill scale and grade of steel on fatigue strength of reinforcing bars under repeated axial loading in air. The experimental data was analysed statistically.