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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 constants [c.sub2] and [c.sub.4] describe any load factors that would be applicable for dead and live load, respectively.
where [[lambda].sub.Lee], [[lambda].sub.D], and [[lambda].sub.L] are the bias factors of Lee et al.'s model, dead loads, and live loads, respectively.
However, the United Kingdom Highways Agency has developed comprehensive standards for assessing live load capacity on masonry bridges.
The multiyear FHWA study, which is being prepared for publication, systematically explored the performance of structures designed according to a widely used but often not clearly understood concept of making concrete and steel simple-span girder bridges continuous for live load. Traditionally, simple-span concrete beams have been made continuous at intermediate supports to serve two key purposes: eliminating joints to reduce maintenance and improve ride quality, and increasing the beam's mid-span capacities for superimposed gravity loads.
The difference between the two studies was that Shue tested occupied floors (with actual live loads present) as well as unoccupied floors (no live loading).
A further benefit is that the interfaces between units offer vertical and horizontal movement to take up both building thermal movement and to accommodate live loads which maintaining weather tightness of the facade.
To raise or lower live loads, a DC power winch powered by 24-volt deep cycle battery power with on-board charger reaches line speeds of 30 feet per minute.
It explains differences between ASCE 7-10 and ASCE 7-16 and outlines about 100 changes related to general requirements and load combinations, dead and live loads, tsunami loads and effects, and snow, rain, ice, earthquake, and wind loads, with explanations of the rationale behind each and analysis of its implications, as well as diagrams, examples, and photos and illustrations.
Figure 11 shows the displacement under the load case of the dead and live loads under the limit state of serviceability.
where the tension (thrust) forces in the leftmost strip due to the complex action of the distributed dead and live loads (g + p) can be expressed as
The moving live loads (truck-train and tank) were generated over the bridge deck along the girder.