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ULS LOAD COMBINATIONS IN SP/M/022

ULS LOAD COMBINATIONS IN SP/M/022

ULS LOAD COMBINATIONS IN SP/M/022

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Hi EngTips team,


How do people interpret the (LL x I = 2.25) and (OL x I = 1.49) load factors in table 3.2 of the New Zealand Transport Authority Bridge Manual (SP/M/022)?

For ULS cases:

is a designer supposed to multiply I to 2.25 for an HN load or does the 2.25 value include the 1.3 dynamic factor?



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