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The future of live load reduction – part one

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Although EN 1991-1-1:2002’s recommendations for live load reduction are somewhat neutered by its UK National Annex, there remain subtle differences from BS 6399-1. In Part One Alastair Hughes examines how the new regime operates today for a UK building designed to the Eurocodes. Part Two will propose a way forward.

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