How to Calculate Plate Length?
Plate Length calculator uses Length of plate=sqrt(Area required by base plate)+(0.5*((0.95*Column depth)-(0.80*Width of Flange))) to calculate the Length of plate, The Plate Length is defined as the minimum length of plate required to keep an economical design for base plate. . Length of plate and is denoted by N symbol.
How to calculate Plate Length using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Plate Length, enter Area required by base plate (A_{1}), Column depth (d) and Width of Flange (b_{f)} and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Plate Length calculation can be explained with given input values -> 29.75 = sqrt(0.0001)+(0.5*((0.95*0.05)-(0.80*0.01))).