1. Introduction

  1. Alain Nussbaumer,
  2. Luis Borges and
  3. Laurence Davaine

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783433601181.ch1

Fatigue Design of Steel and Composite Structures: Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures, Part 1-9 - Fatigue, Eurocode 4: Design of Composite Steel and Concrete Structures, First Edition

Fatigue Design of Steel and Composite Structures: Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures, Part 1-9 - Fatigue, Eurocode 4: Design of Composite Steel and Concrete Structures, First Edition

How to Cite

Nussbaumer, A., Borges, L. and Davaine, L. (2012) Introduction, in Fatigue Design of Steel and Composite Structures: Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures, Part 1-9 - Fatigue, Eurocode 4: Design of Composite Steel and Concrete Structures, First Edition, Ernst & Sohn Verlag für Architektur und technische Wissenschaften GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783433601181.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 9 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783433029817

Online ISBN: 9783433601181

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Keywords:

  • fatigue design;
  • steel structures;
  • variable amplitude;
  • cycle counting;
  • damage accumulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Basis of fatigue design in steel structures

  • Damage equivalent factor concept

  • Codes of practice

  • Description of the structures used in the worked examples