Duration of Load and Fatigue in Wood Structures: Progress Report of a Sub-Committee of the Committee on Timber Structures of the Structural Divisionby
Committee on Timber Structures
Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 5, Pg. 1-12
Document Type: Journal Paper
Summarization of present knowledge of effects of long time loading and of fatigue on structural wood; long time loading, whether continuous or intermittent, is considered from viewpoints both of strength and of deformation; chart showing relation of safe working stress to duration of load is presented; fatigue test data are reviewed.
Subject Headings: Wood structures | Load factors | Load duration | Wood | Fatigue (material) | Load tests | Fatigue tests | Structural safety | Continuous structures
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