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General Civil Engineering
 AASHTO LRFD Bridge Slab Design Calculator Spreadsheet  This spreadsheet was created to aid in the rapid design and/or checking of Bridge Decks or Reinforced Concrete Boxes in accordance with AASHTO 2004 LRFD.
 Acoustic Sound Pressure Level Chart Sound pressure is the local pressure deviation from the ambient (average, or equilibrium) atmospheric pressure, caused by a sound wave.
 Acoustic Loudness Sones Reference Table System Design Guidelines for Room Loudness.
 Acoustic System Design Equations Sound Power (W)  the amount of power a source converts to sound in watts.
 Converting Sound Power to Sound Pressure Formulas and Calculator  Designers are often required to use sound power level information of a source to predict the sound pressure level at a given location.
 Activated Sludge Wastewater Treatment Plants In conventional (plugflow) activated sludge plant, the primarytreated wastewater and acclimated microorganisms (activated sludge or biomass) are aerated in a basin or tank. Premium Membership Required
 Adhesive Joints in Timber Engineering  Modeling and Testing of Fracture Properties
 Area Development Planning (ADP) for Land and Buildings The process that is commonly used in developing new project sites. Premium Membership Required
 Basic House Building Structure Components and Terminology illustration represents some basic structural component use in the construction of a residential or other structure.
 Basement Wall Design Spreadsheet Calculator per. EN 19921: 2004
 Bridge Concrete Slab Design Spreadsheet Calculator
 Commercial Lumber Sizes Standard reference and size data for commercially available lumber within the USA. All data is in imperial units (Inches).
 Asphalt and Concrete Pavement Recycling guidance for preparing plans and specifications and for ensuring the quality of recycled bituminous concrete. Premium Membership Required
 Capacity Calculations of Structural Members Spreadsheet Calculator
 Civil Engineering Formulas Premium Membership Required to view Document/Book
 Building Stones Clays, A Handbook for Architects and Engineers, Premium Membership Required to view Document/Book
 Design of Double Glass according to Canadian Code CAN/CGSB12.20M89 Spreadsheet Calculator
 Flow over Channel Rise Hump Formula
 Ventilation Duct Stack Pressure Review, Formulas and Calculator Duct stack pressure is the hydrostatic pressure caused by the weight of a column of air located inside or outside a building.
 Engineering Properties for Wood #1
 Engineering Properties for Wood #2
 Engineering Properties for Wood #3
 Fastener Design Engineering Manual  Premium Membership Required
 Euro Steel Beam Load and Rest on Bottom Flange Spreadsheet Calculator
 Flow Through a Sluice Gate Formula and Calculator
 Flow Velocity in Straight Sewers Formula and Calculator
 Fundamentals of Surveying Theory and Samples
 Column Load Take Down and Design for Rectangular Columns to EN 1992: 2004
 Coulomb Active Earth Pressure Spreadsheet Calculator
 Common Nails Required for Rafter Ceiling Joist Heel Joint Connections Industry standard nail size data chart for rafter ceiling joist and heel.
 Concrete Slab Volume Estimator Calculator Estimate the require concrete volume to fill the width, height and depth given.
 Concrete Footer Volume Estimator Calculator Calculate required concrete volume to fill footing data given.
 Concrete Column Volume Estimator Calculator Estimate the required concrete to fill the quantity, height and diameter of concrete columns.
 Concrete Rectangular Beam Section Analysis Calculator Concrete Rectangular Beam Section Analysis Calculator Beam or OneWay Type Shear per Per ACI 31805 Code
 Concrete Structural Designers Guide, High Performance Premium Membership Required
 Continuous Beams Design Spreadsheet Calculator per. BS EN 19921: 2004
 CSA Beam Column Design Spreadsheet Calculator
 Curved Beam Stress and Deflection Design Spreadsheet Calculator
 Cylindrical Column Design Spreadsheet Calculator per. E19921 : 2004
 Density of Wood as Function of Moisture Content Equation and Calculator
 Flexural Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Beam with FRP Laminates Spreadsheet Calculator
 Head Changes Caused by Pipe Size Enlargement Formula and Calculator
 Head Changes Caused by Pipe Size Sudden Reduction Formula and Calculator
 Holding Power of Wood Screws The results of tests of the holding power of over 10,000 wood screws inserted in the side and end grain of seven kinds of wood.
 Honeycomb Beam & Panel Calculations Spreadsheet Calculator
 Lag Screws in Wood Pullout Withdraw Resistance Force Formulae and Calculator. Lag screws are commonly used because of their convenience, particularly where it would be difficult to fasten a bolt or where a nut on the surface would be objectionable.
 Load Bearing Walls Review & Design Loadbearing wall (or bearing wall) is a wall that bears a load resting upon it by conducting its weight to a foundation structure.
 Pavement and Road Design For Seasonal Frost Conditions Procedures for the design and construction of pavements placed on subgrade or base course materials subject to seasonal frost action.
 Load Analysis of Building (Análisis de carga de la Construcción) Spreadsheet Calculator
 Design Laterally Loaded Elastic Piles Spreadsheet Calculator
 Allowable Loads on Piles Formula and Calculator A dynamic formula extensively used in the United States to determine the allowable static load on a pile is the Engineering News formula.
 Engineering Properties of Visually Graded Structural Lumber DouglasFirLarch, HemFir, SprucePineFir
 Engineering Properties of Visually Graded Southern Pine Lumber. Lumber Visually Graded Dimension, Engineering Design Properties  Engineering design values are for normal load duration and dry service conditions
 Mechanical Engineers Pocket Book Premium Membership Required to view Document/Book
 Plywood Minimum Bend Radius Design Practices. Plywood, after softening, may be bent on a cold ventilated form.
 Monolithic Corbels and Brackets According To ACI 318  99 Spreadsheet Calculator
 Moving Loads on Bridge Graphical Calculator Spreadsheet
 Padstone Structural Analysis EU Standards Calculator Spreadsheet
 Photogrammetry Calculations & Review Photogrammetry is the art and science of obtaining reliable measurements by photography (metric photogrammetry) and qualitative evaluation of image data (photo interpretation).
 Wood Pressed Drift Pins / Bolts Pullout Withdraw Resistance Force Formulae and Calculator. A drift bolt (or drift pin) is a long pin of iron or steel, with or without head or point. It is driven into a bored hole through one timber and into an adjacent one, to prevent the separation of the timbers connected and to transmit lateral load.
 Purlin Roof Structure Review A purlin (or purline) is a horizontal structural member in a roof.
 Wind Driven Rain Load Review, Equation and Calculator  The load from rain, especially winddriven rain, is the main reason for moisturerelated building failure.
 Reinforced Concrete Beam Design per. ACI 31808 Calculator Spreadsheet
 Reinforcing Rebar Engineering Data Rebar (short for reinforcing bar ), also known as reinforcing steel , reinforcement steel and colloquially in Australia as reo
 RC Shear Wall Analysis and Design Spreadsheet Calculator
 Required Flow Velocity in Sewers Formula and Calculator
 Screws Fastener in Particle Board Maximum Torque and Pullout Withdraw Resistance Force Formulae and Calculator Tapping screws are commonly used in particle board where withdrawal strength is important. Care must be taken when tightening screws in particle board to avoid stripping the threads.
 Seismic Design of Steel Structures Canadian Spreadsheet Calculator
 Seismic Loads for Liquid Containing Rectangular RC Tank According ACI 350 306 Spreadsheet Calculator
 Settlement Under Foundations Calculations Approximate relationship between loads on foundations and settlement is:
 Shear Wall Design & Review A shear wall is a wall composed of braced panels (also known as shear panels) to counter the effects of lateral load acting on a structure.
 Singly Reinforced Rectangular Section Flexural Design According to ACI 31802 Spreadsheet Calculator
 Soil & Slope Stability Analysis
 Soil Cohesion Values Table Typical soil cohesion values for different soils
 Standard Nail Sizes Engineering Table Box nail size identification chart and nail types,
 SteadyState Indoor Air Quality Concentrations, Review, Formulas and Calculator,
 Storm Land Drain Pipe Sizing Formula and Calculator
 Structural Bearings and Expansion Joints Premium membership required
 Structural Lumber Engineering Properties Structural Lumber Wood Engineering Properties. Modulus of Elasticity of Wood, Wood Engineering Design Data.
 Structural Engineers Handbook Premium Membership Required to view Document/Book
 Shear Strengthening of Tbeam with FRP Spreadsheet Calculator

Structural Lumber Engineering Properties 5" to 5" Thick and Wider Structural lumber engineering properties for sizes 5' x 5'. Data includes lumber grade, fiber stress, tension in parallel compression ratings, and modulus of elasticity.
 Properties of Structural Wood  Specific Gravity and Weight of Wood
 Switch Stand Loading (Wind and Seismic) Spreadsheet Calculator
 Symmetrically Reinforced Rectangular Column Design, Bent About Two Axis Spreadsheet Calculator per. 19921 : 2004
 Slipcritical Connection With Longslotted Connection Spreadsheet Calculator
 Structural Shapes Moment Connections Design Spreadsheet Calculator
 Thermal Conductivity of Soils and Rocks
 TBeam Design Spreadsheet Calculator
 Transmission Line Single Pole Analysis Spreadsheet Calculator
 Subframe Analysis Spreadsheet Calculator per. BS EN 19921: 2004
 Thermal Properties of Common Building Materials
 Wood Screw Pullout Withdraw Resistance Force Formulae and Calculator
 Wood Glue Joint Bevel Surfaces Strength Formulae and Calculator Wood Adhesive tapered angle joint equations for stress in tension, stress in shear, tensile stress in brazed joint.
 Bolts and Screws Design Rules for Wood Installation, Allowable Loads and Stress in Wood with Fastener, Screw Spacing in Wood , Allowable Loads and Stress in Wood with Fastener  Wood Post1991 Equations and Calculator
 Storm Drain Pipe Sizing Formula and Calculator
 Weir Flow Rectangular Open Channel Water Flow Calculator and Formula
 Wood Butt (End to End) Joint Glue Adhesive Strength Equations and Calculator
 Wood Lap Joint Glue Adhesive Strength Design Equations and Calculator
 Wood Dowel Pin Shear Stress and Contact Pressure Check Equations and Calculator
Hydraulic Design
 Hydrostatic Pressure Force of a Fluid On Vessel Planes Equations The hydrostatic force of pressure F is that force which is exerted on the wall by the fluid only  i.e. without consideration of pressure p_{0}.
 Hydrostatic Discharge of Liquid From Vessel Bottom Equations and Calculator
 Vessel With Pressure Applied to Liquid Level Equations and Calculator
 Rainfall Intensity and Peak Storm Water Runoff Rate Equations and Calculator Rainfall Intensity and Peak Storm Water Runoff Rate for proper design of drainage requirements.
 Pressure on Submerged Curved Surfaces Equation Hydrostatic pressure on a submerged curved surface
 Fluid Flow Open Channel Calculator calculator uses Chezy and Manning's equation to determine the wetted perimeter, hydraulic radius, flow area, Chezy coefficient and flow velocity.
 Head loss in a Pipe Calculator Head loss in a Pipe (Darcy  Weisback Equation)
 Industrial Wastewater Collection and Treatment
 Rainfall Runoff Rate On Minor Size Land Formulas and Calculator
 Storm Drains Junction Losses Calculation For adjoining pipes to be considered a pipe junction, the node and only two inflow pipes (a lateral and a trunk) may enter the junction.
 Pipe Exit Loss Equation The exit loss, ho, is a function of the change in velocity at the outlet of the pipe as
 Water Supply Treatment Plant Design Spreadsheet Calculator
Civil Engineering Design
 Air Flow Through Opening Caused by Wind Only Calculator
 AISC Base Plate for Compression Spreadsheet Calculator
 AC Substation Grounding Requirements Calculator Spreadsheet Premium Membership required
 Analysis and Design of Concrete TBeams Spreadsheet Calculator
 Baseplate with Large Moment to AISC LRFD Spreadsheet Calculator
 Bearing Capacity of Soils ultimate bearing capacity under a long footing at the surface of a soil is given by Prandtl's equation:
 Bearing Capacity of Soils Analysis and Review Design Document
 C Purlins Design Spreadsheet Calculator
 Circular Mander Concrete StressStrain Section Calculator
 Circular Composite Beams and Columns Design Spreadsheet Calculator
 Cement Engineers Handbook Premium Membership Required to view Document/Book
 Column Stress for Buildings AISC specification for allowablestress design (ASD) for buildings provides two formulas for computing allowable compressive stress
 Cantilever Concrete Slab Design per IS 456:2000 Spreadsheet Calculator
 Composite Rectangular Beam and Columns Spreadsheet Calculator
 Concrete Anchor Pullout Tension Design Calculator Concrete Anchor subjected to Tension Pullout Force per ACI 31802.

Concrete Anchor Group Pullout Tension Design Calculator Concrete Anchor Tension Pullout Force Design Calculator per ACI 31802.
 Concrete Anchor in Tension and Shear Near Edge Concrete Anchor Tension Pullout Force Design Calculator per ACI 31802.
 Concrete Anchor Group Tension and Shear Fasteners Near Two Edges Based on ACI 31802 Calculator Anchor Group Tension and Shear Fasteners Near Two Edges Based on ACI 31802
 Concrete Anchor Group Tension and Shear Fasteners Near Two Edges Based on ACI 31802 Calculator Case # 5 Anchor Group Tension and Shear Fasteners Near Two Edges Based on ACI 31802
 Concrete Column Base Plate Design Base plates are usually used to distribute column loads over a large area.
 Concrete Floor Slabs Design Requirements and Equation Floor slabs on grade should be analyzed for adequate structural live loads.
 Concrete Foundation Anchor Bolts Design and Selection Anchor bolt is used to attach objects or structures to concrete.
 Concrete Pad Foundation Design Spreadsheet Calculator
 Concrete Reinforced Beam Design to BS8110 Calculator
 Concrete Creep, Shrinkage Factors and Tensile Strength Calculation per. BS EN 1992
 Concrete Slab on Grade according to New Zealand Standards Spreadsheet Calculator
 Cooling Tower Water Treatment Premium Membership Required
 Core Shear Wall Design Spreadsheet Calculator per. EN 19921: 2004
 Design Guide Structural Stainless Steel
 Diesel Electric Generating Plants  Premium Membership Required
 Engineering Properties of Lumber / Wood
 Equal Spacing Formulas and Calculator In the fabrication of wood or structural steel component spacing may be required and determined by the fabricator.
 Fixed Steel Column Base Design Calculator
 Flagpole Base Design Calculator Flagpole Base Design requirements per IBC and UBC
 Flat Concrete Slab Design Spreadsheet Calculator per. BS EN 19921: 2004
 Flexural Crack Width in Concrete Calculator per. BS EN 19921: 2004
 Foundation Design for Building and Structures
 Manual of Concrete Design, ACI
 Oneway Slab Design Spreadsheet per. BS EN 19921: 2004
 OneWay Slab Design Rigorous Spreadsheet per. BS EN 19921: 2004
 Retaining Wall Concrete Design Spreadsheet Calculator per. EN 19921: 2004
 Pile Cap Design Spreadsheet to Eurocode Spreadsheet Calculator per. EN 19921: 2004
 Pressure Distribution of a Fluid within a Vessel Equations and Calculator
 Standard ReBar Shapes Formula and Calculators Premium Membership Required
 Rectangular Concrete Beam Section Analysis Beam Torsion and Shear Rectangular Concrete Beam Section Torsion and Shear Per ACI 31805 Code
 Rectangular Concrete Beam Section Analysis Crack Control  Distribution of Flexural Reinforcing Flexure, Shear, Crack Control, and Inertia for Singly or Doubly Reinforced Sections Per ACI 31805 Code
 Rectangular Concrete Beam and Slab Section Analysis Crack Control, and Inertia for Singly or Doubly Reinforced Sections Per ACI 31805 Code
 Rectangular Mander Concrete StressStrain Section Calculator
 Reinforced Concrete Analysis and Design for Torsion Spreadsheet Calculator
 Reinforced RC Beam / Slab with FRP Plates Analysis and Design for Torsion Spreadsheet Calculator
 Retaining Wall & Excavation Support Design and Analysis Forces include earth pressures, seepage and uplift pressures, surcharge loads, and weight of the wall.
 Reinforced Concrete Element Design Spreadsheet Calculator per. EN 19921: 2004
 Reinforced Concrete Elements Design and Analysis Spreadsheet Calculator
 Reinforced Concrete Handbook, for Engineers, Architects, and Contractors Premium Membership Required to view Document/Book
 Load & Resistance Factor Design for Shear in Buildings American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)specifications for loadandresistance factor design (LRFD)for buildings.
 Shear Wall Analysis and Design Excel Spreadsheet Calculator Note: Accessing this resource requires an active Premium Membership with Engineers Edge
 Slab Punching Shear Calculation Spreadsheet Calculator
 Slab Canopy Design Spreadsheet Calculator
 Slope Deflection Method Método de Deflexión Pendiente Spreadsheets Calculator
 Soil Compaction Testing Core Method sandcone method is used to determine in the field the density of compacted soils in earth
 Soil Permeability Review The coefficient of permeability k is a measure of the rate of flow of water through saturated soil under a given hydraulic gradient
 Soil Settlement Under Foundations For the purpose of wind or earthquake engineering, columns may be designed to resist lateral forces.
 Soil, Stress Conditions Analysis Stress conditions in soils at a point, stresses beneath structures and embankments
 Soils and Foundations, Reference Manual Vol. I
 Soils and Foundations Reference Manual Vol. IINaresh C. Samtani*, PE, PhD, Edward A. Nowatzki*, PE, PhD
 Stair Flight & Landing Design Spreadsheet Calculator per. EN 19921: 2004
 Staircase Analysis and Design Spreadsheet Calculator
 Stream Power Formulas and Calculator Stream power is a geomorphology concept that is a measure of the available energy a stream has for moving sediment, rock, or woody material.
 Strap Footing Design Spreadsheet Calculator
 Structural Column Base Plate Columns are frequently used to support beams or arches on which the upper parts of walls or ceilings rest.
 Structural Load Bearing Plates To resist a beam reaction, the minimum bearing length N in the direction of the beam span for a bearing plate is determined by equations.
 Structural Design Criteria for Buildings Criteria for the design of buildings using castinplace or precast construction with plain, reinforced, or prestressed concrete.
 Structural Rectangular Spread Footing Analysis calculator will analysis the rigid rectangular spread footings with up to 8 total piers
 Welding Splice Design of Beam Spreadsheet Calculator
 Tension and Shear In A Slipcritical Connection Spreadsheet Calculator
 Topographic Wind Factor (Kzt) according to ASCE 710 Spreadsheet Calculator
 Thrust block Excel Spreadsheet Calculators
 Wind Loading on Fences and Hoarding's Premium membership required.
 Computational for Design Wind Pressure as per UBC 1997
 Wind Loads on vertical Walls Equation
 Wind Loads on Partially Open Building ASCE 710 Spreadsheet Calculator
 Wind Loading Analysis MWFRS & Clad WIND LOADING ANALYSIS  MWFRS and Components/Cladding Per ASCE 702
 Wind Loading Analysis per ASCE 798 Main WindForce Resisting System Per ASCE 798 Code for LowRise Buildings
 Wind Loading Analysis For Low Rise Building Per ASCE 705 Code for Enclosed or Partially Enclosed Buildings Using Method 2: Analytical Procedure (Section 6.5) for LowRise Buildings

Wind Loading Analysis Main Force Resisting System Excel
Calculator Spreadsheet
Per ASCE 705 Code Method 2 for Enclosed or Partially Enclosed Buildings
Design Wind Load Case 2 from Figure 69 
Wind Loading Analysis Main Force Resisting System Excel Calculator Spreadsheet
Per ASCE 705 Code Method 2 for Enclosed or Partially Enclosed Buildings
Design Wind Load Case 4 from Figure 69 
Wind Loading Analysis Wall Components and Cladding Building
any Height Excel Calculator Spreadsheet
Per ASCE 705 Code for Buildings of Any Height
Using Method 2: Analytical Procedure (Section 6.5) 
Wind Loading Analysis Roofing Components and Cladding Excel
Calculator Spreadsheet
Per ASCE 705 Code for Bldgs. of Any Height with Gable Roof q <= 45o or Monoslope Roof q <= 3o
Using Method 2: Analytical Procedure (Section 6.5) 
Wind Loading Analysis Chimneys, Stacks, and Vertical Tanks
Excel Calculator Spreadsheet
Per ASCE 705 Code for Cantilevered Structures Classified as Other Structures 
Wind Loading Analysis Open Structures without Roofs Excel
Calculator Spreadsheet
Per ASCE 705 Code
Using Method 2: Analytical Procedure (Section 6.5) for Other Structures of Any Height  Wind Loading Analysis For Low Rise Building Excel Spreadsheet Calculator
 Wind Load on Electrical Wire Support Pole Calculator Spreadsheet Premium Account Required
 Wind and Seismic Load on Gable Steel Frame Calculator
 Wind Map US and Regional Basic Wind Speed Data Chart USA and regional wind data.
 Wind Loads on Gable Frame to Australian Wind Code AS1170.2 Spreadsheet Calculator
 Ultimate Moment of Resistance of Beam Spreadsheet Calculator
 Z Purlins Design Spreadsheet Calculator
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