dead load


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dead load

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

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Conclusions: Analysis for construction loads indicated that first segment near the face of the pier was over prestressed due to cantilever tendons during construction to resist the total dead load of the girder and other construction loads.
Seaders observed that the increase in load-carrying capacity was related to the magnitude of the dead load resisting moment.
With this method, the bridge's dead load is transferred through the rollers into the rack and then into the pivot pier as the bridge opens.
S2] consisting of bearing cables, concrete and additional cables for post-tensioning is carrying additional dead load and live load (relevant modulus of elasticity is [E.
A the roof doesn't count, because this type of roof structure transfers both the dead load and the live load over to the side walls.
Lightweight high-performance concrete (LWHPC) with a pozzolan (fly ash or silica fume) or slag cement is expected to provide high workability, high strength, and high durability with reduced dead load," the authors note.
Available Dead Load Ton-Kilometers of Cargo and Commercial Mail in December 2010 was 11.
With increasing trend and need for the construction of multi-story buildings, construction companies and experts are more concerned over the use of construction materials that is lighter in weight to reduce the dead load.
RAK Slim helps in a significant reduction in dead load on the building structure due to almost half the weight of tiling, thanks to it slimness, a definite plus point for builders or home owners, as it results in reduced structure cost.
Therefore, the equilibrium conditions for classical suspension bridges are formulated on the basis of certain assumptions: (a) the main cable is absolutely flexible and has a square parabola as its initial shape when the bridge is subjected to the dead load only; (b) all structural elements are made from ideally elastic materials; (c) the elastic elongation and horizontal displacements of the hangers can be neglected; (d) the height as well as the bending stiffness of the stiffening girder is constant along the entire span of the bridge ([h.