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- From: Brian McDonald <bemargue(--nospam--at)sentex.net>
- Date: Tue, 23 Sep 1997 08:39:29 -0400
Raghu wrote: > > I will appreciate if any strucural engineer familiar with the Canadian > codes will reply. > > What are live load and dead load factors allowed in the Canadian loading > code and > > What is the name and reference no. CSA standard dealing with loads for > structural designs. Thanks > The National Building Code (NBC) governs some Provinces, while other provinces have adapted their own code, which is quite similar to the NBC. Chapter 4 establishes the load factors using limit states design procedures. Dead 1.25 (0.85 for stress reversal) Live 1.5 Wind 1.5 Earthquake 1.0 YOU must use Canadian codes to establish the load reduction factors on your materials because they are different than in the US. Loads are also different especially wind and earthquake!!!
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