Solid Concrete Equipment Pad Uplift Calculator

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Find the proper size & weight of a mechanical equipment pad for wind resistance

v1.8 - Concrete GenPad Calculator
Solid Concrete Equipment Pad Calculator
                                                                         ASCE 7-10                           Version 1.8.1                 01/10/2019
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Select Generator and Pad:
          (Custom Option at Bottom of Dropdown)                              
    Wind Load / Wind Pressure:                            
      Wind Velocity = 
STANDARD RISK STRUCTURES
Palm Beach, FL - 170 mph
Broward, FL - 170 mph
Miami-Dade - 175 mph
mph, ultimate (Exposure C)                  
          WL = psf, Lateral Wind Load                  
                             
Miami-Dade Building Department?
    Unit Dimensions (From Dropdown):                              
W =  in, Unit Width
D = in, Unit Depth
H =  in, Unit Height
            WT =  lb, Unit Weight                        
      Unit Dimensions (Customized):                              
W =  in, Unit Width
D = in, Unit Depth
H =  in, Unit Height
            WT =  lb, Unit Weight                        
    Pad Dimensions (From Dropdown):                              
W =  in, Pad Width
D = in, Pad Depth
H =  in, Pad Height
            WT =  lb, Pad Weight                        
    Pad Dimensions (Customized):                              
L2= in, Pad Width
W2= in, Pad Depth
H2= in, Pad Height
y= pcf, Weight of Concrete
          Pad Weight= lb, Pad Weight                          
      Select Anchorage for Unit:                              
                     
    Fundamental Calculations                                
        Total Weight, DL =  lbs, WT+Pad Weight                    
        Factored Weight =  lbs, 0.6*DL                    
        Resistance Arm, a =  ft, D/2                    
        Resistance Moment, Mor =  lb-ft, 0.6*DL*a                    
    External Force Calculation                                
        Lateral Wind Force, Fx = lb,  WL*W*H                  
        Overturning Moment due to Fx, Mot_Fx =  lb-ft,  Fx*H/2                  
                         
                         
         Total Overturning Moment, Mot= lb-ft, Mot_Fx+Mot_Fy                  
Overturning Ratio =  1.0
                                     
    Resistance Force Calculation                                
        Passive Soil Resistance, ps =  lb, 120*W*D*H                  
        Sliding Friction Coefficient, v =  0.45 Sliding Friction Coefficient                   
        Resistance to sliding,      Rv =  lb, DL*v+ps                  
        Sliding Ratio =  1.5                  
                                     
Clearance and Anchor Calculation     (1 anchor @ each unit corner)                  
        Short side slab clearance, Cx =  in, Wpad/2-Wunit/2                  
        Long side slab  clearance, Cy =  in, Lpad/2-Lunit/2                  
        Tension Acting @ Anchor Adj to Unit, Treq =  lb, Mot/W/2                  
        Shear Acting @ Anchor Adj to Unit, Treq =  lb, Fx/4                  
        Tension Capacity of Selected Anchor, Tcap =  lbs                  
        Shear Capacity of Selected Anchor, Vcap =  lbs                  
        Anchor Ratio =  1                  
                                 
                                               
           
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Solid Concrete Equipment Pad Uplift Calculator

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