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Tandem axle loads (Qdmbt)

Definition
The total load transmitted by two or more consecutive axles, the centers of which may be included between parallel transverse vertical planes spaced more than 1.0 m and not more than 2.4 m apart, extending across the full width of the vehicle. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Axle loads (Qdmb)
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Wheel loads (Qdmbw)