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Jim,
The Ont Bldg Code says that, on average, 1 person occupies
5 sq ft.
Gary


On 25 Oct 2004 at 9:32, Jim Wilson wrote:

> Is there an accepted average weight per person for purpose of
> correlating between a floor live load rating and a maximum occupancy
> number?  For example, if a 10ft x 10ft room has a floor rating of
> 40psf live load (assume 100% human live load), how many people could
> the room support?
> 
> I can't find any such reference in ASCE and Google is coming up short
> on this one.
> 
> TIA,
> Jim Wilson, PE
> Stroudsburg, PA
> 
> 
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