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Loads and ULS Load combinations to the Eurocodes

March 1, 2008 by NSC2 in Technical

In the language of the Eurocodes, ‘dead loads’ become ‘permanent actions’, imposed loads, snow loads and wind loads are collectively called ‘variable actions’ and ‘load combinations’ becomes ‘combinations of actions’. David Brown, SCI Deputy Director, explains the Eurocode system.

In order to retain the accurate formatting of the equations in this technical paper, this article is available as a pdf download only.

Click here to download and view it.

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