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Floor and Suspended Loads on Agricultural Structures Due to Use
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgASAE ANSI/ASAE EP378.4 June 2010
Keywords: Buildings, Floors, Loads, Safety, Structures
1 Purpose and scope
1.1 This Engineering Practice presents probable floor and suspended loads due to building use and methods of applying the loads in building design.
1.2 This Engineering Practice includes recommended design loads resulting from livestock, suspended caged poultry, vehicles, and manure stored on a floor. It does not include loads on manure storages or wind and snow loads, or building design loads covered by ANSI/ASCE-7. Specifications for these applications are included in ASABE Engineering Practice EP393, Manure Storages.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)