Effect of Fatigue on Ultimate Load Behavior of Concrete Bridge Decks

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Title: Effect of Fatigue on Ultimate Load Behavior of Concrete Bridge Decks

Author(s): F. Sawko and G.P. Saha

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 26

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 942-961

Keywords: bridge decks; bridges (structures); concrete slabs; crack propogation; cyclic loads; fatigue tests; models; moving loads; prestressed concrete; reinforced concrete; research

Date: 1/1/1971

Abstract:
This paper presents the results of a series of tests on fatigue of model prestressed and reinforced concrete bridge slabs of different span to width ratios and different prestress levels in the transverse direction.