Fatigue of Welded Reinforcing Steel

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Title: Fatigue of Welded Reinforcing Steel

Author(s): Thomas J. Pasko, Jr.

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 70

Issue: 11

Appears on pages(s): 757-758

Keywords: bars; continuously reinforced pavements; fatigue tests; reinforcing steels; tension tests; welded wire fabric; welding.

Date: 11/1/1973

Abstract:
Tensile fatigue tests were made on ASTM A615, grade 60 billet steel from welded bar mats. Tests made on welded and unwelded No. 5 deformed bars showed that the welds reduced the fatigue Iife significantly.