Video: Understanding Fatigue

The SSSBA presents a topic based video series on short span steel bridges.

In this series, Dr. Gregory Michaelson (Co-Director, SSSBA Bridge Technology Center & Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering at Marshall University) discusses the basics of fatigue and how it affects short span steel bridge design.

The goals of this video are:

  • To provide a basic overview of fatigue theory.
  • To cover relevant specifications related to short-span steel bridges.

The outline of the video is as follows:

  • Background
  • Parameters affecting fatigue
  • AASHTO provisions

Please also view the following additional videos in this topic based series:

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