Fatigue is the reduction in structural capacity
of an element due to loading and unloading cycles.
Fatigue affects both the concrete and the reinforcement in an industrial
warehouse slab. Consideration needs to be given to fatigue when considering the
effects of heavy dynamic loads imposed by some types of MHE.
The Concrete Society: Technical
Report 34; Chapter 7.3 and Appendix
The Concrete Society: Technical Report 66; 4, 4.2, 4.3.
TRRL: Research Report 87