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ROOF DRAINAGE CALCULATIONS

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Project No.:
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LOCAL RAINFALL INTENSITY: (From ASPE Databook or Applicable Code):
SECONDARY DRAINS: (100 YEAR OCCURANCE, 15 MINUTE DURATION):
PRIMARY DRAINS: (100 YEAR OCCURANCE, 60 MINUTE DURATION):
DEPTH OF WATER OVER THE PRIMARY SCUPPER:
DEPTH OF WATER OVER THE SECONDARY SCUPPER:
PIPE COEFFICIENT OF ROUGHNESS (n):
SLOPE OF HORIZONTAL PIPES (FOOT PER FOOT):

SECONDARY DRAINS PRIMARY
Roof Roof Tributary Total Required Size of Size of Width of Width of
DesignationArea Wall Area Area Overflow Overflow Overflow Secondary Primary
(See (Sq. Feet)(Sq. Feet) To Be Drain Horizontal Vertical Scupper Scupper
Sketch) See Note 1Drained Capacity Pipe Pipe (Inches) (Inches)
(Sq. Feet) (GPM) (Inches) (Inches)
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0
Note: Standard pipe sizes are 2,3,4,5,6,8,10,12,15,18 and 21inches. Please use these sizes on

CALCULATIONS:
HORIZONTAL PIPE SIZE (FLOWING FULL): MANNING FORMULA:
Q=(1.486/n)*A*R^.667*S^.5 OR DIA = 12*((GPM/448.7)(N)/(0.5*S^0.5))^0.375
WHERE: Q=FLOW IN CFS; A=AREA, Sq. Feet; R = HYDRAULIC RADIUS, Feet; S = SLOPE, FT/FT; n = C

VERTICAL PIPE SIZE (FLOWING 7/24 FULL):

617(GPM)^.666(D)^2.667 OR DIA = 0. If you have a small roof area.5) WHERE: W = WIDTH OF SCUPPER (Inches) H = HEAD (Depth) OF WATER OVER BOTTOM OF SCUPPER 2 Inches for Primary Scuppers 1 Inch for Secondary or Overflow Scuppers Notes: 1.5) OVERFLOW SCUPPER: GPM = 4489. .86(3. The smallest pipe size available is 4 inches in the calculation. verify if a smaller pipe size could be used in accordance with the applicable code.375 PRIMARY SCUPPER: GPM = 4489. This number will be adjusted by the spreadsheet to calculate only one-half of the square footage in the calculation.2H*12)(H*12)^1.33(W*12-0. Adjusted wall areas should be put into the spreadsheet as the entire square footage. 2. GPM =27.86(3.2H*12)(H*12)^1.33(W*12-0.8(7/24)^1.

0145 0. Ft.NS Date: Inches/Hr GPM/Sq. n = COEFFICIENT OF ROUGHNESS . 4 0.042 2 1 0.01 Percentage PRIMARY DRAINS Required Size of Size of Primary Primary Primary Drain Horizontal Vertical Capacity Pipe pipe (GPM) (Inches) (Inches) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 se use these sizes on the drawings.042 4 0. FT/FT. S = SLOPE.

R BOTTOM OF SCUPPER (Inches) ge. This number will be roof area. verify if a .