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What is uniformly distributed load?

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Answered 2012-09-14 11:29:53

UDL = Uniformly Distributed Load

UDSWL = Uniformly Distributed Safe Working Load

UDL describes the way in which a load or weight is spread across a shelf area. Imagine a fish tank exactly the same size as the shelf; as you fill it with water, it finds its' own level so the load transmitted to the shelf is uniformly distributed.

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