Title: Expected Fatigue Life of Prestressed Concrete Highway Bridges as Related to The Expected Load Spectrum
Author(s): Paul W. Abeles and Earl I. Brown II
Publication: Symposium Paper
Appears on pages(s): 962-1010
Keywords: beams (supports); bridges (structures); cracking (fracturing); cyclic loads; failure; fatigue (materials); highway bridges; loads (forces); partial prestressing; prestressed concrete; probability theory; research; structural design
Several methods for the design of prestressed concrete highway bridges to resist fatigue are described.