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dead load

The weight of a building,not counting the occupants and furnishings.

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For PA walls tested with dead load, the primary damage occurred along the sill plate.
Overall, the damage patterns of FA walls with dead load were consistent with, but more severe than, those of tests without dead load (White et al.
In the equations, RF is the rating factor, C is the structural capacity, Rn is the nominal member resistance (as inspected), DC is the dead-load effect of structural components and attachments, DW is the dead-load effect of wearing surfaces and utilities, P is the permanent loading other than dead loads, LL is the live-load effect, IM is the dynamic load allowance, [[gamma].
The IRHD dead load has a micro counterpart, which has had an established standard for over 30 years (ISO 48 [ref.
4) reported both instruments in use by the early 1920s, together with other spring and dead load (weight) variants.
the external VRL and dead loads of the structure were collected to the respective vectors and matrices [F.
In addition to VRL, the structures are also subjected to dead load [F.
Calculated on-center spacing in inches for PPT Hem-fir or southern pine deck ledger attached to SPF or wood-based composite band joist residential deck joist spans loaded with 40 psf live load and 10 psf dead load.
The addition of tributary roof dead load increased the wall slip force by 105 percent.
To determine the effect of location of superimposed dead load on floor system response.
Tests were conducted on the effect of dead load location on floor system response (objective 3) because the inspection of timber structures may include floor loads such as file cabinets, furniture, refrigerators, and freezers.
where WL and DL are wind load and dead load, respectively.