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objective of providing reserve capacity against unexpected conditions, use of load factors offers the advantage of greater flexibility in design of a system for a combination of different loadings, because a different load factor can be assigned to each type of loading in accordance with probability of occurrence and effects of other uncertainties. Safety factors for various building systems are discussed in following sections of the book. This section presents general design principles for
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  • Spring '11
  • Maffy
  • Earthquake engineering, various building systems, Vertical earth- quake

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