Literature Review: An Analysis of Laboratory Fatigue Tests

Report No: 76-R24

Published in 1975

About the report:

This report discusses the various types of fatigue tests, grouped by the type of specimen (beam, plate, Marshall, etc.) used. The discussion under each type of specimen covers the test, and the analytical methods used in evaluating the data. The test method showing the greatest overall capability was the electrohydraulic control system using a 3 in x 3 in x 15 in beam specimen.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


Other Authors

 J. R. Freeman, G. W. Maupin, Jr., P.E.

Last updated: January 29, 2024

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