Load Factors in Ultimate Design of Reinforced Concrete

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Title: Load Factors in Ultimate Design of Reinforced Concrete

Author(s): T. Y. Lin

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 48

Issue: 6

Appears on pages(s): 881-900

Keywords: no keywords

Date: 6/1/1952

Abstract:
Reasons for margins of safety are discussed. Shortcomings of the present method of allowable stresses are enumerated and bases for the choice of load feactors in ultimate design are explained. Tentative load factors are proposed.