Would someone be so kind as to provide floor loading basics. It appears floors are typically rated in psf, is this the concentrated load on a 1 ft sq, the loading over the entire area between supports, or some of both. Fork truck 7000 lbs, floor rate at 200 psf, 10' x 10' spacing between supports. A floor rated at 200 psf with 10' x 10' between supports; does this mean it will only bear a 200 pound load in a 1 sq ft area or 20,000 lbs within the 100 sq foot, if within the 100 sq ft how do you determine how much area is needed to spread any concentrated load?
Thank yo in advance
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