Fatigue of concrete structures

Fatigue of concrete in compression and its structural influence.

Effect of repeated loads on concrete structures: fatigue failure or serviceability problems (increase of cracks/deflections).

Shear fatigue of reinforced concrete: UPM-EPFL S-N model: Fernández Ruiz M., Zanuy C., Natário F., Gallego J.M., Albajar L., Muttoni A. (2015): Influence of Fatigue Loading in Shear Failures of Reinforced Concrete Members without Transverse Reinforcement, J Adv Concrete Tech, 13 (5), pp. 263-274.

Large-scale fatigue testing capabilities:

Damage detection and correlation with dynamic structural properties: