Hi guys, i was designing a wastewater RC tank on ground. I am taking 1.4(D+F) for operation case, F as fluid load. My design basis calls for American Codes (ASCE. ACI350) and such operation load case is clearly defined. But i could not find in the codes on how to deal with leak test load combinations. Am i going to take such fluid as live load 1.2D + 1.6 Water Test? Some of my colleagues are suggesting to take alternative load comb 1.4D + 1.7Test, which i felt is too much for the situation. I'll be thankful for any help to enlighten me.
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