Loads – Introduction

Loads, and what the steel detailer should know Some may argue that and understanding of loads and how they affect a steel structure is the realm of the engineer and designer, which is absolutely true – but it’s an advantage to any structural steel detailer to have at least a basic understanding of what it …

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Gravity Loads

Gravity Loads Gravity Loads or Static Loads are essentially what you would imagine, stationary loads imposed by gravity, which can be divided into 2 sub-categories which include Dead and Superimposed Loads: Dead Loads: include the self-weight of the structure including all items that are permanently connected to, and forming part of the structure, including, walls, …

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