live load


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live load

The amount of additional weight that can be safely added to a building without structural failure or stress.It includes furniture,equipment,and people. Contrast with dead load.

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The equilibrium condition of the stiffening girder subjected to the live load may be expressed using the following differential equation:
The final deflection due to dead load and live load was 14.
As defined in the AASHTO Standard Specifications for Highway Bridges, the design live load is defined as H20/HS20 truck loading or lane loading using the load that produces the largest moment or shear.
However, the United Kingdom Highways Agency has developed comprehensive standards for assessing live load capacity on masonry bridges.
6] fatigue cycles as the load was varied from a typical dead load to the full dead load plus live load (DL + LL), followed by statically loading the beams to failure to determine the residual capacity.
1) The variation of normal stress in the lower flange of web at cracking region under live load is bigger, and the [increment of [sigma]] and [increment of [sigma]]/[sigma]of which reach 1.
The continuity results in inducing negative moments (upward convex deformation) at the intermediate supports due to live load, which typically is addressed by providing reinforcement near the top surface of the cast-in-place diaphragms and slabs at the interior supports.
The bridges were built to carry the Cooper E60 load and the 260 kips alternate live load.
Stirling Council wishes to appoint a Civil Engineering Contractor to undertake the replacement of this bridge, which had failed current live load assessment.
Hardware designs, using the customer's choice of DC-DC power converters, can be validated under live load using Potentia's PowerCenter Emulation Platform.
The most widely cited floor live load, found in a variety of documents over the past 100 years, was 40 psf.