This report provides an introduction to the elements of fracture mechanics for bridge design. Fracture mechanics concepts are introduced and used as the basis for understanding fatigue and fracture in bridge structures. Various applications are cited. /FHWA/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Lehigh University

    Coxe Laboratory, No. 32
    Bethlehem, PA  United States  18015
  • Authors:
    • Roberts, R
    • Barsom, J M
    • Rolfe, S T
    • Fisher, J W
  • Publication Date: 1977-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 213 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00300470
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-78- 68 Final Rpt., FCP 35F2-143
  • Contract Numbers: P.O. No. 5-3-0209
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Sep 29 1979 12:00AM