Name or Company:  
Email:  
Project Name:  
INPUTS  
Module Size
 
Pole Mount Model
(Number of Modules)
Desired Tilt Angle (°)
(90 degrees is vertical)  
Front Edge Ground Clearance (ft.)
(At tilt angle)  
Wind Speed (mph)
Exposure Category
 
Ground Snow Load (psf)
(Calculates 'roof snow load' based on tilt)  
Include the module rails?
   
Pole Size Desired
(select "Auto Calc" for best results)  
FOUNDATION  
Foundation Shape
   
Foundation Width (ft.)
 
Site Soil Classification Code
   
OUTPUTS
SKU   Array Dimensions:
Number of Poles   Overall Array Height (ft.)
Support Pole Size Required   Array E/W Dimension (ft.)
Mount Frame Duty   Array N/S Dimension (ft.)
 Spin Prevention Bolts      
Pole Length Above Grade ft.    
Total Pole Length ft.    
Foundation Depth ft. deep    
     
Pole Spacing: ft.    
       
     
Forces
Calculated Wind Load on Array lbs.  
Force at Ground Level (Wind Load x Pole Length)  
  (Picture the pole as a lever arm, the wind applies the force and the pole tries to move the dirt to lean over)  
Rotational Twist/Torque (Single Pole) ft-lbs.  
Calculated Snow Load on Array lbs.  
   
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Calculations based on ASCE 7-16 and IBC 2018
All information for project estimation purposes only.