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live load

[′līv ′lōd]
(mechanics)
A moving load or a load of variable force acting upon a structure, in addition to its own weight.

Live load

A load that is not permanently applied to a structure, as compared with a dead load representing the building component’s permanent weight.

live load

The moving or movable external load on a structure; includes the weight of furnishings of a building, of the people, of equipment, etc., but does not include wind load.
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The moment diagram included the impact of self-weight (DL), superimposed dead load (SDL), live load (LL), top prestressing tendons (TP) and bottom prestressing tendons (BTP).
Once the nominal, baseline, empty weighted shape of the assembled fixture was established, additional test weights were added representing the live loads of aircraft components.
the design live load is less than that of the heaviest statutory commercial vehicle plying or likely to ply on the bridge;
The 6-m pedestrian bridge was designed based on live load and actual dead load, and subjected to the exposure of weather.
After actual strain measurements correlated with analysis results, Riester used dynamic analysis to measure stresses due to live loads and the frequency of vibration for several design alternatives.
In close proximity to the desk are one or two wood paneled reading rooms whose floors were not constructed to bear the 150 pound per square foot live loads that library bookstacks presently require.
Presolicitation: Research Study To Understand The Influence Of Vehicular Live Loads On Bridge Performance
Live loads: Live loads are assigned as uniform area loads on the slab elements.