Concrete Members- Assembling Loads

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Title: Concrete Members- Assembling Loads

Author(s): Emily B. Lorenz and Amy Reineke Trygestad

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 27

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 64-68

Keywords: load path; dead load; live load; mentor

Date: 3/1/2005

Abstract:
Loads acting on a member, and the closely related concept of load paths, are two of the most critical, and sometimes abstract, ideas junior engineers need to grasp. In this article, we will focus on determining the major load constituents and their resultant load paths.