How to Use SkyCiv Base Plate Calculator Footing Calculator
Step 1: Select the Design Code and Column Type
Select the design code you would like to use to analyze your base plate as well as the column type for the base plate calculation. The SkyCiv Free Base Plate Calculator currently supports I-Shape, Rectangular, and Circular columns.
Step 2: Input Column, Base Plate, Shear Lug, and Foundation Data
Once the code column shape has been selected, determine the column cross section profile and material that will be used in the analysis. For the base plate, info such as plate width, height, material, and grouting must be input. Finally, input relevant data for the foundation size and material before moving onto the next step.
Step 3: Size Anchor and Input Position
For the base plate anchors, the size, material, and installation type, as well as if any unique anchor endings are present must be included. After the anchors properties have been defined, their location with relation to the plate should be laid out as well.
Step 4: Input Weld Material/Size and Column Loading
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