Expected Fatigue Life of Prestressed Concrete Highway Bridges as Related to The Expected Load Spectrum

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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: Special Publication

Volume: 26

Issue:

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

Date: 1/1/1971

Abstract:
Several methods for the design of prestressed concrete highway bridges to resist fatigue are described.