Canopy Solutions – Suspended Canopy Calculator

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Suspended Canopy Calculator (ASD)
ASCE 7      Version v6      4/9/20
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ASCE:
IBC 03/06/09 = ASCE 7-05
IBC 12/15 = ASCE 7-10
IBC 18 = ASCE 7-16
V: mph
Vult: mph
Exposure:
Risk Cat.:
Live Load: 20 psf
Dead Load: 2 psf
Ground Snow Load: psf
Superstructure
MRH:
Mean Roof Height: 60' Max. for Provisions for Attached Canopies
ft
URL:
Upper Roof Length:
ft
PH:
Parapet Height:
ft
Canopy 
Deck Perpen. to Host?
P:
Projection:
ft
AA:
Arm Attachment:
ft
AH:
Arm Height:
ft
θ: degrees
CH:
Canopy Height:
ft
S:
Arm Spacing:
ft
ASD Load Combinations
Effective Combinations:
Gravity:
Uplift:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6a.
6b.
7.
8.
Legend:
D = Dead Load Lr = Roof Live Load S = Snow Load W = Wind Load
Decking Capacity

INVALID WITHOUT
ENGINEER SEAL

Gutter Beam Capacity

INVALID WITHOUT
ENGINEER SEAL

Hanger Arm Capacity

INVALID WITHOUT
ENGINEER SEAL

Horizontal Strut Capacity

INVALID WITHOUT
ENGINEER SEAL

INVALID WITHOUT
ENGINEER SEAL

ASD Reactions to Host Structure
Top Connection
Bottom Connection

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  Information                      
  60' max. MRH as there is lack of provisions in ASCE 7-16 for attached canopies            
  Rain Load (R) is ignored (will update eventually)                  
  Canopy height (wind pressure/statics) and arm height (statics) assumed to act through centerlines of gutter for simplicity    
  Load Combo 6a reserved as TX canopy engineers not considering roof maintenance during wind design event      
                           
  Load Combinations     Grav Control Uplift Control       Loads  
  1 D         D  
  2 D         S  
  3         Lr  
  4         Wp  
  5         Wn  
  6a       R 0  
  6b              
  7            
  8 0.6D              
        Max:              
                           
                           
                           
  Decking Capacity                      
  Decking     Fb(l) Unity(m) Unity(def)            
  3"x6"x0.065" 6063-T6 Pan              
  3"x6"x0.079" 6063-T6 Pan              
  3"x6"x0.094" 6063-T6 Pan              
  2"x8"x0.065" 6063-T6 Pan              
  2.75"x6"x0.078" 6063-T6 Pan              
  2.75"x6"x0.078" 6063-T6 Cap & Pan              
  4.5"x6"x0.078" 6063-T6 Cap & Pan              
  6"x6"x0.078" 6063-T6 Cap & Pan              
                           
  Gutter Beam Capacity                    
  Gutter Beam   Fb(l) Unity(m) Unity(def)            
  14.79              
  14.79              
  14.79              
  14.79              
  14.79              
                           
  Axial Force in Arm                      
  Gravity                      
  Uplift                      
                           
  Hanger Arm Capacity                      
  Hanger Arm   Unity(ax)                  
  2"x2"x0.125" 6063-T6 Tube                  
  2"x2"x0.250" 6061-T6 Tube                  
  3"x3"x0.125" 6063-T2 Tube                  
  3"x3"x0.250" 6063-T6 Tube                  
  1.5" SCH 40 6063-T52 Pipe                  
  1.5" SCH 80 6063-T52 Pipe                  
  2" SCH 40 6063-T52 Pipe