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Building Loads

LIFE LOAD 

KN/M

USAGE OF BUILDING FLOOR

 

 

1.5 

Bungalows, Dwellings, Flats, Houses & Maisonettes 

 

Bedrooms, Dormitories in Institutions/Colleges/Clubhouses 

 

 

Toilets Rooms 

 

Bedrooms in Hotels, Hospitals, Dressing Rooms 

 

Dining & Billard Rooms. Lounges 

 

Utility & X-Ray Rooms, Operating Theaters in Hospitals 

 

(TBD) Equipment Areas for Indoor Sports 

 

 

2.5 

Light Workshop without Storage Facilities 

 

General Offices 

 

Library Reading Rooms Without Storage Facilities 

 

 

Banking Halls 

 

Place of Worships, Classrooms 

 

Laundries 

 

Kitchens 

 

Laboratores (including normal equipments) 

 

 

3.5 

(TBD) Offices containing Computing Equipments & the like

 

 

Buildings for Public Assembly with Fixed Seating 

 

Shop Floors 

 

Libraries (Public Rooms with Storage) 

 

Circulation Areas for Machinery Halls 

 

(TBD) Museum & Art Galleries for Exhibitions 

 

 

Hotel Vestibules & Bars, Projection Rooms 

 

Buildings for Public Assembly Without Fixed Seating 

 

Dance Halls 

 

Gymnasia 

 

Filing Offices 

 

Factories (if Appropriate) 

 

Drill Rooms & Halls 

 

Pavement Lights 

 

 

7.5 

Boardcasting Studio Stages 

 

(TBD) Factories (if Appropriate) 

 

Boiler Rooms 

 

Motor & Fan Rooms (Including Weights of Machineries) 

 

 

10 

(TBD) Factories (if Appropriate) 

 

 

12.5 

(TBD) Printer Types Stores 

 

 

20 

Foundries 

 

 

2.5 

Garages / Passenger Parking Only

   

Other Vehicles Parking Only 

   

1.5 

Flat Roof with Access 

   

0.25 

Flat roof/sloping roof with No Access 



 

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Authur- Philip Goh (B.Sc, MIEM, P.Eng. MICE, C.Eng) MEC Engineers, Civil & Structural Engineer HP: 016-8672189, Email: Widget: email cloaker