In my previous post I didn’t give enough attention to my statement that: there are creators and users. For certain if creators have invested time and effort, possibly money, into creating something then it seems reasonable that they should be able to recover that expense. Possibly not: an article I read several months back suggested […]
Small application written in vb.net for calculating the base moment needed to select a suitable post and design the base connection and support structure. Useful for people who are designing the associated support structure to which a balustrade or other barrier is to be attached. The loads are to AS1170. Notes: Posts typically require 100mm […]
Description: Frame Size Check for Fixed Base Doubly Pitched Portal Frame Shed. Frame check is done using Kleinlogel rigid frame formula for Frame III. Wind loading is to AS1170.2. Program written in vb.net using visual studio 2005, it uses the content of schTechLIB.xla converted from vba to vb.net.
Height versus span selection charts for fixed based portal frame sheds, with frames at 3m centres, made from cold-formed steel c-sections, for wind terrain category 3. The pitch of the doubly pitched roof is 10 degrees. Download: DesignCharts.pdf Shed IndustryShed DesignNext
Simple spreadsheet calculator to check footing design using Rutledge formula.
Description: Simple spreadsheet calculator to design a pocket footing, or footing for cast-in post. Examples include carport or verandah post into concrete pier, or balustrade post into concrete floor beam or floor slab. Also could be used for assessment of timber post bearing on faces of footing saddle (eg. Pryda PSQ600), when the post is […]
Simple spreadsheet calculator for interpolating tabular data, either one-way such as between rows or columns of data, or two-way interpolating between both rows and columns.
Price Free Description Simple spreadsheet (MS Excel) calculator to visually compare compatibility between BCA/NCC compliant stairs and AS1657 stairs, based on rises and goings. As the diagram above illustrates there is only a small region of overlap between the two codes. As far as possible when I design stairs I try to make them compliant […]
Price Free Description Single zip file package of spreadsheets otherwise available from my ExcelCalcs profile, Warning: The spreadsheet bundle is just a convenient reference for the spreadsheets uploaded to ExcelCalcs. It will only be updated at the end of each year, if and only if the spreadsheets on ExcelCalcs are updated. The spreadsheets will only be […]
Beaufort wind speed chart, with comparative AS4055 wind speeds and speed conversion tables from m/s to km/h. Most weather reports, and news reports give wind speeds in km/h whilst the wind loading code uses m/s. Most annual storm damage occurs at 90 to 110 km/h how does that relate to the AS1170.2 regional wind speed […]