live load


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live load

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n.
A moving, variable weight added to the dead load or intrinsic weight of a structure or vehicle.

live load

n
(General Engineering) a variable weight on a structure, such as moving traffic on a bridge. Also called: superload Compare dead load
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Noun1.live load - a variable load on a structure (e.g. a bridge) such as moving traffic
load, loading, burden - weight to be borne or conveyed
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The ELD rules could have significant, real-world implications for live load truckers and the agricultural economy, said Rounds.
The live load over the bridge includes the weight of the moving vehicles and pedestrians.
The overall goal of the analysis is to limit the deflection of the tooling points under live load and as supported by the fixture and the suspension system below the build tolerance with a factor of safety.
Given the seriousness of this issue, it was possible to observe that there is a lack of studies on logistics in live load transport, since innumerous studies are focused on problems in the "pregate ambience" (Hadara et al.
The PDC of PESCO and TESCO is outfitted with multiple screens displaying live load data by grid substation and feeder.
States have realized many advantages from using LRFR, including the system's ability to accommodate State-specific legal and permit loads, as well as local live load statistics.
Ball (tennis ball)--used as the live load on the top of the structure
For static analysis, GSA [5] specifies a load combination per Equations 1 and 2, where DL and LL are dead load and live load, respectively.
the design live load is less than that of the heaviest statutory commercial vehicle plying or likely to ply on the bridge;
This is the sum of a 20-pounds-per-square-foot dead load (including a ballasted membrane roof, which was typical for roofs on shopping centers in the early 1980s, for example); for a roof live load (or snow load in some areas of the country), it's a sum of approximately 30 pounds per square foot.
The transfer route of loads acting on the bridge (the load history) is also specified: the entire dead load g acts on the cable, while the live load p is carried both by the stiffening girder [p.