Sources of Fatigue Loading

(1)P All sources of fluctuating stress in the structure shall be identified. The following shall receive particular attention:

a) superimposed moving loads, including vibrations from machinery in stationary structures;

b) environmental loads such as wind, waves, etc.;

c) acceleration forces in moving structures;

d) temperature changes.

(2)P The fatigue loading shall be obtained from ENV 1991 Eurocode 1 or other relevant loading standard, where available.

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