Allowable Wind Loads on Wood Construction Stakes

by Clayford T. Grimm, (M.ASCE), Consulting Architectural Engr. and Lect. in Architectural Engrg.; Univ. of Texas at Austin, Austin, Tex.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1979, Vol. 105, Issue 3, Pg. 263-271

Document Type: Journal Paper


Conventional analytical techniques are used to tabulate estimated safe loads on construction stakes for six sizes of No. 1 Southern Pine in 11 types of soil for wind loads applied at six angles. Equations are provided for estimating safe loads on construction stakes under other design conditions.

Subject Headings: Wind loads | Wood construction | Load factors | Soil analysis | Occupational safety | Construction methods | Light rail transit | Soil classification

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