Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 3): Derivation of imposed loads

Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 3): Derivation of imposed loads

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 3): Derivation of imposed loads
Date published

1 February 2012

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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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The Institution of Structural Engineers

Imposed load is defined as the load that is applied to the structure that is not permanent and can be variable. In Eurocode phraseology, it is described as a 'quasi-permanent variable action'. Please be aware that this note does not cover lateral loads onto barriers, balustrades and axle loads from vehicles. These will be covered in a forthcoming note.



(This article was updated in October 2016 to reflect errata issued since its original publication.)

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