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# CALCULATION FOR PERMISSIBLE LOAD OF EXTERNAL WORKING PLATFORM

Maximum flight of frames ˂ 20 nos.

Frame, 10 x 20 = 200 kg
Cross brace, 2 x 3.0 x 20 = 120 kg
Joint pin, 2 x 0.5 x 19 = 19.0 kg
Jack Base, 2 x 4.9 = 9.8 kg
Tie back, 2.2 x 5 = 11.0 kg
Bracing tube, 1.5 x 1.8 x 2 x 5 = 27.0 kg
Environmental, Netting, etc, assume 20 x 1.8 x 1.7 x 1.0kg/m2
= 61.20 kg

448 kg /OK
= say 4.5kN/frame.

1.5 x 1.2 x 0.9 =1.62kN / panel
=3.24kN / frame
Total =(4.5x2)+3.24=12.24kN/frame

Total permissible load 10t = 100kN
Factor of Safety = 100/12.24=8.17>2 OK

1) WIND LOAD / WALL TIE

Basic wind speed, V = 33m/s
Design wind speed, Vs = VS1S2S3 where S1 = 1, S2 = 1 and S3 = 1
= 33m/s

Dynamic wind pressure, q = kVs2 where k = 0.613
= 0.667kN/m2 ˃min is MS1553: 2002, 0.65 kN/m2 – OK

Maximum tension pressure coefficient = -0.5 say

i. strength = 60mm x 322N/mm = 19. Please refer to manufacturer’s recommendation for installation details.8m x 1.1kN Provide wall tie to every frame at alternate floor not exceeding 6. the recommended holding strength against wind load tension is 8.5 = 4.1kN). Therefore for 30 mm (on both sides). - OK .1Kn Using M12 Hilti HKD Push – in anchor or equivalent anchor on 25 MPA concrete.5kN which is OK (˃4.2m2 Tension wall tie due to wind load = 0. Strength of weld = 0.e.8m = 12.7 x 115N/mm2 x 4mm = 322N/mm allowable stress per mm.8 m to the RC beams or wall.3kN /OK ˃4.667 x 12.Considering one tie section.2 x 0. say 4mm weld. area = 6.

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