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Canopy Solutions U-Bent Walkway Cover Online Calculator v13
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         U-Bent Walkway Cover Calculator (ASD)
      ASCE 7     Version v14.2      4/27/20
DISCLAIMER: THIS CALCULATOR IS ONLY VALID FOR FLAT ROOF WALKWAY COVERS WITH ZERO SLOPE
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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
V ult : mph
Exposure:
Risk Cat.:
Live Load: psf
Dead Load: psf
Ground Snow Load: psf
Superstructure
Against Host?
MRH:
Mean Roof Height
ft
URL:
Upper Roof Length
ft
PH:
Parapet Height:
ft
Canopy 
Deck Parallel to Walk.?
Attached to Host?
W:
Width
ft
L:
Length
ft
H:
Height to top of post
ft
#P(W):
Number of posts along width
#P(L):
Number of posts along length
SW:
Post spacing along width
ft
SL:
Post spacing along length
ft
OW1:
Overhang at end 1 along width
ft
OW2:
Overhang at end 2 along width
ft
OL1:
Overhang at end 1 along length
ft
OL2:
Overhang at end 2 along length
ft
Fascia Height:
When decking is perpendicular to walkway, fascia height is net of fascia height AND beam height parallel to walkway
in
Welded Base Plate?
ASD Load Combinations (Posts)
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

Beam Capacity

INVALID WITHOUT
ENGINEER SEAL

Post Capacity

INVALID WITHOUT
ENGINEER SEAL

INVALID WITHOUT
ENGINEER SEAL

ASD Reactions to Host Structure at Base of Post
Post:
Gravity:
Uplift:
Moment:
Lateral:
Foundation Design
USCS Soil Class:
GW: Well-graded gravel
GP: Poorly graded gravel
GM: Silty gravel
GC: Clayey gravel
SW: Well-graded sand
SP: Poorly graded sand
SM: Silty sand
SC: Clayey sand
ML: Silt
CL: Lean clay
OL: Organic clay/silt (low plasticity-LL<50)
MH: Elastic silt
CH: Fat clay
OH: Organic clay/silt (high plasticity-LL>=50)
Footing Diameter:
Footing Depth:
Vertical Rebar:
Stirrups:

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  Information  
  Rain Load (R) is ignored  
  Monoslope, 0 slope, canopies only  
  Load Combo 6a reserved as TX canopy engineers not considering roof maintenance during wind/snow design event  
  For post unity, combined bending and axial for lateral wind and vertical D,W,S and separate check for D,Lr axial without lateral wind as roof TX canopy engineers not considering roof maintenance during wind/snow design event  
  Assuming 15 psf soil adhesion for drained clayey soils for footing uplift calculations, however drained soils can result in 0 psf soil adhesion  
 
  Decking (Moment) 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 (Deflection) 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:    
         
  Beam (Moment) 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:    
         
  Beam (Deflection) 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:    
         
  Post Load Combinations (D,Lr)   Grav Control Uplift Control   Loads  
  1 D     D  
  2 D     S 0.00  
  3     Lr  
  4     Wp 0.00  
  5     Wn 0.00  
  6a     R 0  
  6b        
  7    
  8 0.6D    
  Max:    
         
  Post Load Combinations (D,W,S)   Grav Control Uplift Control   Loads  
  1 D     D  
  2 D     S  
  3     Lr 0.00  
  4     Wp  
  5     Wn  
  6a     R 0  
  6b        
  7     F(avg)  
  8 0.6D    
  Max:    
         
                                     
 
  Inputs  
  ASCE  
  V  
  Vult  
  Exposure  
  Risk  
  Live Load 20  
  Dead Load 2  
  Ground Snow  
  Against Host?    
  MRH  
  URL  
  PH  
  Deck Parallel to Walk.?  
  Attached to Host?  
  W  
  L  
  H  
  #P(W)  
  #P(L)  
  SW  
  SL  
  OW1  
  OW2  
  OL1  
  OL2  
  Fascia Height  
  Welded Base Plate?  
  Post  
  USCS Soil Class  
       
  Calculated    
  Beam Trib Width  
  Post Trib Width (0)  
  Post Trib Width (90)  
  Post Trib Area  
  Fascia Height  
       
                                     
 
  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        
       
  Beam Capacity  
  Beam   Fb(l) Unity(m,sim) Unity(def,sim) Unity(m,can) Unity(def,can)  
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
  Post Capacity  
  Post   M(req,0) V(req,0) Unity(m,0) M(req,90) V(req,90) Unity(m,90) Axial (D+Lr) Unity(co,D+Lr) Axial (D,W,S) Unity(co,D,W,S) Unity(tot)