German bridge examined by e.g. Hansen (analysis)

A detailed assessment of the condition of an object.


Element type
An assessment of structure specific fatigue was carried out. Traffic axle loads and the resulting strains in the tendons were measured. The fatigue assessment was based on S-N-curves and the PM-rule for accumulation of damage.
Case type
Initiation of assessment
Pure research interest
Predominant verification type
Qualitative criteria
Predominant verification scale
Structural component
Structural analysis
Fatigue limit state
Information updating
Direct non-bayesian