Load Analysis

  • G. L. Nelson
  • H. B. Manbeck
  • N. F. Meador


Often design loads are specified by a building code or possibly by a professional standard. The designer must check to see if the design is supposed to conform to one code or if it can be based on the best available information from a variety of sources. This chapter does not follow one code or standard. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), Building Officials and Code Administrators (BOCA), and Uniform Building Code (UBC) publications have been used to illustrate the factors affecting loads.


Granular Material Dead Load Live Load Corn Silage Load Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. L. Nelson
    • 1
  • H. B. Manbeck
    • 2
  • N. F. Meador
    • 3
  1. 1.Agricultural Engineering DepartmentOhio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Agricultural Engineering DepartmentPennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA
  3. 3.Agricultural Engineering DepartmentUniversity of MissouriColumbiaUSA

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