Statistical considerations in duration of load research

by Carol L Link

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory in [Madison, WI]

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  • Lumber -- Testing,
  • Strength of materials

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StatementCarol L. Link
SeriesResearch paper FPL -- RP-487, Research paper FPL -- 487
ContributionsForest Products Laboratory (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13610954M

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Abstract Contents. Duration of load factors are the most significant factors that reduce allowable design stresses for lumber. This paper discusses statistical considerations for the design of duration of load tests and for analysis of the resulting data.

Duration of load factors along with their associated confidence intervals are estimated for one model using Douglas-fir data from tests at Forest Products Laboratory.

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Statistical considerations in duration of load research (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http Author: Carol L.

Link. Load Research Adds Value Load Research Value Contribution – This is the portion of a measurable event that either increases corporate revenue or creates a real savings.

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The most common effects of mechanical degradation are known as duration of load effect and creep effect. For solid timber the strength reduction under a sustained load for ten years can be as high.

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In other words, students will take statistics and pass the class. Then they will take research methods, collect data, and have. The NDS assumes that 10 years is the "normal" cumulative load duration for wood members and connections.

Therefore, a factor of C D = applies for loads with a cumulative duration of ten years during the life of the structure. C D = is used for most storage loads and floor live load scenarios.

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Statistical Evaluation of Load Factors in Structural Design A procedure leading to the determination of load factors is formulated based on the following criteria: 1) The load factors should provide a desired level of structural safety with respect to all loading configuration.research to identify the determinants of agent productivity.

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