Imposed load

imposed load

[im′pōzd ′lōd]
(civil engineering)
Any load which a structure must sustain, other than the weight of the structure itself.

Imposed load

The weight of any movable load in a building or structure, such as wind, rain and snow, occupants, furniture and other belongings.

imposed load

All loads, exclusive of dead load, that a structure is to sustain.
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The problem of increased kinematic displacements can be solved by increasing the relation of dead weight to imposed load, which is achieved by adding of cantledge (Fig.
Load factors needed to take into account both the dead load - the structure itself - and the imposed load such as snow and wind.
In addition, our partitions had to be as lightweight as possible to reduce the imposed load due to the large spans of the floor slabs and to help compensate for live loading during peak times.
The "method of the minimum squared" was used to evaluate the linearity between the RMS value, in [micro] V, and the imposed load, in kilograms, for adjustment of a straight line and the "coefficient of determination," [r.
Determination of operating costs includes correlating roll resistance with respect to inflation pressure and vehicle imposed load of the tire, as well as usage of the tire.
For the operating pressure, at an imposed load Fi, the following relationship shall be used (Prodan 2004):
Enterprise applications must be online 24x7 and be online with uniform/satisfactory response times, independent of minor variations in imposed load.
3] studied the effect of imposed load on floor vibrations.
Therefore, the redistribution of the imposed load over a larger area is the key to providing a stable work surface.
By adjusting the weight of the imposed load, you can obtain low strain rates typically experienced when cheese melts on pizza.
The total imposed load from this build-up, including the weight of water-saturated soil, was 35 pounds per square foot.
Yet the unorthodox choice of cladding was as much dictated by function as appearance; the cinema sits on top of an underground car park, so the intention was to minimize the imposed load of the new building.