Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 2): Derivation of dead loads

Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers

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1 January 2012

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 2): Derivation of dead loads

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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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1 January 2012

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This Technical Guidance Note concerns the derivation of dead loads. This is a core guidance note and as such, subsequent notes will make reference to this one. It is therefore important to understand the contents of this note before attempting to digest any of the others.


Dead load is defined as the weight of static materials contained with a structure. This includes the self weight of the structure as well as the materials it is supporting that are fixed to it. Within Eurocode 1 it is defined as a 'Permanent Action'.

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