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calculation of different loads and load combinations-2012.pdf

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McMaster University
Civil Engineering
Ghani Razaqpur

Calculation of Different LoadsDead Load Dead load is a permanent load due to the weight of the building components According to NBCC 2005 the specified dead loads for a structural member includes SelfweightSuperimposed dead load flooring partitions doors other permanent fixtures etcDL DistributionUniformly distributed line loads Uniformly distributed area loadsConcentrated loads due to specific equipment or fixtures such as heavy machinery Live LoadsThose loads that may or may not be always present and acting on a structure They are variable loads due to the intended use and occupancy of a buildingOccupancy loads include personnel furniture stored materials NBCC 2005 provides values of uniformly distributed live loadsNBCC 2005 requires that the structure be able to resist minimum concentrated loads distributed over an area 12of 750 x 750 mm due to mechanical equipment filing cabinets vehicle tires etcNBCC 2005 permits a reduction in the specified live load intensity depending on the tributary area Cl 4159 Tributary area is the area bounded by the lines of support of the member and the lines of zero shear in the slabs or beams supported by the member being designedSnow wind and earthquake are separately treated by NBCC 20052
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