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live load

 (līv)
n.
A moving, variable weight added to the dead load or intrinsic weight of a structure or vehicle.
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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 elastic-plastic stability coefficient is calculated under the standard combination of the dead load and live load, and the elastic stability coefficient is also used as a reference.
* Priority 2--work to make the bridge safe to carry the proposed 5 kPa live load and hence suitable for opening to the public.
As can be observed, the loading layout is related to the distribution of the live load p over the leftmost span of the bridge.
The live load over the bridge includes the weight of the moving vehicles and pedestrians.
Seliem [5] compared old Egptian code (ECP 201-2003) with the new ECP 201-2012 (based on traffic load on bridges of EN 1991-2) by taking concrete I shaped, box shaped and composite girder stated that box girder yield almost same in both the codes despite the increase in vehicular live loads of ECP 201-2012.
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., 2011) and in the well-being of the animals (Koknaroglu & Akunal, 2013).
The PDC of PESCO and TESCO is outfitted with multiple screens displaying live load data by grid substation and feeder.
where g(x) - the safety margin; [M.sub.u]-a random variable representing the resistance ultimate strength; [M.sub.D]--a random variable representing the dead load; [M.sub.L]--a random variable representing the live load.
where DL represents the dead load and LL the live load. The reliability index [beta] is defined as [20]
Erhan, "Live load distribution formulas for single-span prestressed concrete integral abutment bridge girders," Journal of Bridge Engineering, vol.