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On Oct 1, 2004, at 9:17 AM, Ken E. Paquette wrote:
In LRFD are the crane impact loads treated as live loads in the various factored load combinations where the impact loads would be factored again as required for live loads in the various load combinations or are they treated as a already factored and included directly in the load combinations.
Are you doing cranes or buildings? All the dynamic loading (except for seismic) should be treated as cyclic and as a service load, either way.
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