Spreadsheet for design of barrier post: version 2. Useful for people designing and/or specifying the support structure for a balustrade or other barrier system. The MS Excel spreadsheet simply calculates the base moment for the post supporting the barrier guardrail. Loads are to the various load classes in AS1170.
- Posts typically require 100mm to 150mm embedment when cast-in to a floor slab, whilst anchor bolts typically require a minimum of 70mm to 100mm.
- A post fastened to a fascia beam will place torsion in such beam.