The fatigue behaviour of welded web attachments

  title={The fatigue behaviour of welded web attachments},
  author={Stephen N. Norris and John W. Fisher},
Abstract Several superstructures located in the United States contain welded web details possessing low fatigue resistance. The cracking of several steel pier bents on the Dan Ryan Rapid Transit Line in Chicago and small cracks observed in other bridges with similar details has demonstrated that this is true. The objective of this paper is to examine the fatigue resistance of two commonly used web attachments. The first attachment considers a flange plate passing through the web of a girder and… CONTINUE READING