Civil Engineering - Theory of Structures - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Theory of Structures - Section 1 (Q.No. 43)
If Q is load factor, S is shape factor and F is factor of safety in elastic design, the following:
Q = S + F
Q = S - F
Q = F - S
Q = S x F
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Dheeraj said:   4 years ago
@Manish Pandey.

It's not safe load. It is a shape factor.

And not ultimate load. Its load factor.

There is a big difference between them.

So don't make it your own formulas.

Manish panday said:   6 years ago
Safe load=ultimate load /factors of safety.

S=Q/F. Where, S=safe load, Q=Load factors and F=factor of safety.

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