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Transport Loads

The following table presents typical transport loadings in g.

Force DirectionRoadRailBargeOcean
Lateral0.51.00.951.0
Longitudinal1.01.51.51.5
Vertical1.52.01.31.5

Some customers are more specific when calculating barge or ocean loadings. The following table can assist in those calculations.

CaseConditionLateralVerticalLongitudinal
1Gravity--
2aRoll-
2b-
3aPitch-
3b-
4Heave--
5Collision--
6aRoll and Gravity
Angle°
-
6b-
7aPitch and Gravity
Angle°
-
7b-

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