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© This is an accompanying variable action that, in this combination, uses ^ =

© Since, for bridges, wind and temperature actions do not have to be considered together, we have to make a choice of which to include. In this combination, the value for wind action is zero and so it is more onerous to take temperature and ignore wind.

® For serviceability limit state design situations, all partial factors yf = 1.0.

2.15.3 Concrete cylinder tests

Example 2.3 considers the results of twenty-five crushing tests on concrete cylinders, a histogram of which is shown in Figure 2.25. It is assumed that the probability density function shown is a reasonable representation of the histogram.

Notes on Example 2.3

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