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ANCHOR BOLT CALCULATIONS metal buildings

PROJECT

SAMPLE METAL BUILDING

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BOLD ENTRIES ARE FORMULAS
DEADLOADS
version 4-10-07
WINDLOADS 15% safety factor
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15% safety factor
used for footing and column pad calcs only
used for footing and column pad calcs only
WALL SEGMENTS
ROOF SEGMENTS
LATERAL WINDLOAD
ROOF WINDLOAD
WALL 1
ROOF 1
WALL 1
ROOF 1
HEIGHT
21
HEIGHT
21
HEIGHT
21
HEIGHT
21
WIDTH
20
WIDTH
20
WIDTH
20
WIDTH
20
WT PSF
25
WT PSF
25
WLOAD PSF
35.65
WLOAD PSF
17.28
SF
420
SF
420
SF
420
SF
420
TOTAL LBS.
10500
TOTAL LBS.
10500
TOTAL LBS.
14973
TOTAL LBS.
7257.6
WALL 2
HEIGHT
WIDTH
WT PSF
SF
TOTAL LBS.

0
0
0
0
0

COLUMN PAD
DEPTH ft
WIDTH ft
LENGTH ft
WT per cf
totalCF conc
TOTAL WT

3.66
4
4
150
58.56
8784

ROOF 2
HEIGHT
WIDTH
WT PSF
SF
TOTAL LBS.

FOOTING
DEPTH ft
WIDTH ft
LENGTH ft
WT per cf
totalCF conc
TOTAL WT

WALL 2
HEIGHT
WIDTH
WLOAD PSF
SF
TOTAL LBS.

0
0
0
0
0

0
0
0
0
0

ROOF 2
HEIGHT
WIDTH
WLOAD PSF
SF
TOTAL LBS.

0
0
0
0
0

TOTAL LATERAL WINDLOAD


TOTAL ROOF WINDLOAD
1.33
1.66
20
150
44.16
6623.40

14973
-7257.6

FOOTING SOIL BEARING


1050.0

wall roof PSF

199.5

footing PSF

1249.5

TOTAL LBS PSF

equals a safety margin of

750.5 PSF

2000 PSF
enter soil bearing above
7 inches
min.ftg width required

19.9

inches

footing design given

COLUMN PAD (SOIL BEARING)

18.2
16

(ASTM A 307 Bolt Tightening Criteria)


diameter
torque initially tighten bolts to achieve mating.
3/8
15
Final Tighten Bolts measuring Torque
1/2
37
Conc strength achieved in 28 days
5/8
74
3/4
120
7/8
190
1
275
9/ 8
375
5/ 4
525

SF MIN COL PAD for 2000psf soil bearing.


SF DESIGNED PAD SIZE

WALL WEIGHT LBS


ROOF WEIGHT LBS
COLUMN PAD WEIGHT LBS
FOOTING WEIGHT LBS
TOTAL DEADLOAD WEIGHT LBS

10500
10500
8784
6623
36407

DEADLOAD LESS UPLIFT LBS


29,150
result must be positive to prevent lifting

LOWEST amount is tension & shear allowance per bolt


embedded bolt allowance

NUMBER OF COLUMNS IN CALCS


BOLT COUNT PER COLUMN
tension LOAD NEEDED PER BOLT
SHEAR NEEDED PER BOLT

1
4
1,814
3,743

LBS
LBS

Tension + Shear safety amt

15,904 max bolt strength


10,347 bolt strength
18,910 anchor load
13,353 anchor load
30,375 conc strength
24,817 conc strength
22,500 edge dist
16,942 edge dist
values above must be positive to prevent failure
BOLTS SELECTED EXCEED REQUIREMENTS OF FBC 1912 AND 1913.

ANCHOR BOLT INFORMATION for footing bolts

Bolts shall conform to ASTM A 307 or an approved equivalent.

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inches

3/ 4

in

MINIMUM EMBEDMENT in inches (12 dia)

in

IDEAL MIN DIST FROM CONC EDGE 1.5xshank

NOTE: Locate all anchor bolts with templates before pouring concrete
use ASTM A 307 bolts or approved equiv. The use of lower rated bolts
could result in building collapse in high wind conditions.

TOTAL BOLT LENGTH REQUIRED inches

12

conc cover from bolt bottom to COLUMN PAD bottom

35

REQUIRED BOLT DIAMETER


THREADED PORTION ABOVE CONC

9
14.0

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3,000
36,000
12
3/ 4
9
13.5
12.73
359.87
254.47

CONC STRENGTH PSI


ANCHOR YIELD STRENGTH PSI
81 cone cross section area in sq in
TOTAL BOLT LENGTH REQUIRED inches
BOLT DIA
0.375 bolt radius
0.4418 bolt sq in
EMBED LENGTH
FREE EDGE DIST use 1.5 times embed
3.141592654 =pi
SLANT HEIGHT of cone
162 hyp=SQ RT OF side1+side2
CONE SURFACE AREA
area of cone=PI*R*SLANT HT
CIRCLE AREA
pi=3.141592654ratio of the circumf to the dia (C/d)=3.14 of circle.22 / 7 =pi

ALLOWABLE TENSILE LOAD


18,910 1.ALLOWABLE LOAD psi (based on anchor)

formula=.5*(cone surface area)*sq rt(bolt dia*anchr yield strength psi.)


result above /

30,375 2.ALLOWABLE LOAD psi (based on conc psi)

for close spacing

pull-out factor

formula=bolt dia times .02 *(cone cross sec*conc strength psi)


result above /

12 inches ACTUAL DIST TO CONC EDGE


value below cannot exceed allowable load 2 above
22,500 ADJUSTED LOAD psf ( based on conc psi & edge distance)

1.2

1.2

for close spacing

pull-out factor

formula=PSF load*(actual edge dist divided by free edge dist.)


result above /

value below cannot exceed allowable load 1 above


15,904 actual bolt strength based on size = (bolt sq in*anchor yield psi)
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1.2

for close spacing

pull-out factor