STRENGTH DESIGN PHILOSOPHY


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STRENGTH DESIGN PHILOSOPHY
STRENGTH DESIGN PHILOSOPHY
Basic Concepts The "strength design" philosophy is based on the simple premise that a structure should be safe under the maximum loads that it may be required to carry during its service life. This principle can be restated by saying that the "strength" of a structure should be greater than or at least be equal to the maximum anticipated loads (also referred to as the "ultimate loads") that it may be called upon to resist. Mathematically, this principle can be stated as
Citation
Narendra Taly, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE: Design of Reinforced Masonry Structures, Second Edition. STRENGTH DESIGN PHILOSOPHY, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2010), AccessEngineering Export