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Loads due to material dumping and handling in a salt barn

Loads due to material dumping and handling in a salt barn

Loads due to material dumping and handling in a salt barn

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We are trying to design a 10ft freestanding wall that will retain salt for de-icing on the roadway.
I feel it is prudent to consider the loads causes by material dumped against the wall from a truck.
I also feel like I would be wise to consider the case where the loader operator pushes the material pile against the wall to load his bucket.
But I have no idea where to start a search for such concepts.
Does anyone have any pointers for this topic?

RE: Loads due to material dumping and handling in a salt barn

You could treat the salt as soil. Most walls were designed for a 250 psf live load surcharge in ASD days. This covered a wide range of equipment. If you have a specific piece of equipment in mind you can get the spec sheet and use real-world numbers.

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