Live/imposed load reduction settings

Tekla Structural Designer
2021
Tekla Structural Designer

Live/imposed load reduction settings

The Live load reduction (US headcode) or Imposed load reduction (other head codes) page in the Model Settings dialog box allows you to control the live/imposed load reductions.

US headcode

Item Description
Limit on live load reductions Specify the limit on reductions applied to beams.

Specify the limit on reductions applied to column stacks and wall panels for the number of floors carried.

These apply to all loadcases of type Live Load

Limit on live load reductions Specify the limit on reductions applied to beams columns and walls.

These apply to all loadcases of type Roof Live Load

Other headcodes

Item Description
Number of floors carried The number of floors carried by the column or wall.

Reduction percentage

The reduction that is applied to the column stack or wall panel for the number of floors carried.

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