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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 live load over the bridge includes the weight of the moving vehicles and pedestrians.
Assessment of vehicular live load and load factors for design of short-span bridges according to the new Egyptian Code" Hatem M.
The result is a fixture ready to receive live loads.
What concerns the particular case of precast concrete arch underpasses, much less results are available in the literature; with this regard, it is worth mentioning the work reported by Zoghi and Farhey (2006) on the assessment of construction and live loads on buried small arch bridges, and also the study presented by Audenaert et al.
The live load is taken as 3 kPa, based on AS/NZS 1170.
L] = number of live loads other than the rating vehicle; [[gamma].
2] of design distributed live loads, were placed on the wood deck evenly along the bridge span.
Live loads, which consist of weight of personnel, i.
The unit's weight capacity is 35 pounds per foot for live loads, and 100 pounds per package.
It requires students to demonstrate that they know how to turn on and off the computer; prioritize and apply appropriate safety measures when working with agricultural and related biotechnologies; calculate quantitatively the resultant forces for live loads and dead loads; etc.
The model is then run using several loading combinations of dead and live loads to ensure those worst-case scenarios are considered and that maximum stress and deflection are obtained within the system.