Dead load


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dead load

[′ded ‚lōd]
(mechanics)

Dead load

The weight of all permanent and stationary construction materials or equipment in a building. See also live load.

dead load

1. The weight of a structure itself, including the weight of fixtures or equipment permanently attached to it. Compare with live load.
2. The load imposed on a pipe located in a trench and covered by infill; depends on the depth and width of the trench, and the density and character of the infill material.
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