Is rain a live load?
Similarly one may ask, what is Live load on roof?
The live load on a roof is the weight of any temporary objects on the roof. A typical roof is expected to support a live load of 20 psf; this minimum live load is in addition to the dead load that the roof must bear.
Similarly, is furniture a dead or live load? In any building the furniture is considered as the Live Load. This is because the loading could be there, or it may not, or it may vary. It may also be slightly more than anticipated, which is why Live Loads have a larger factor of safety applied to them in Structural Design. are considered live load.
One may also ask, what is an example of a live load?
Live loads are the loads that are acting on the structure in addition to the self weight or dead load of the structure. Live loads are different for different buildings and structures. Examples for live loads are the weight of persons, movable partitions, weight of furniture and equipments etc.
What are two types of loads?
The types of loads acting on structures for buildings and other structures can be broadly classified as vertical loads, horizontal loads and longitudinal loads. The vertical loads consist of dead load, live load and impact load. The horizontal loads comprises of wind load and earthquake load.