Permissable factors of safety

1 January 2000

Permissable factors of safety for dam concrete
Load Combination Stress Location F.S. Compressive F.S. Tensile
Usual General 3.0 3.0
Local 2.4 1.0
Unusual General 2.0 2.0
Local 1.6 1.0
Extreme General 1.1 1.0
Local 1.0 1.0

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