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Parameters for Pre-engineered Buildings

The basic parameters that define a Pre-engineered Building (PEB) are:

Building Width

No matter what primary framing system is used, the Building Width is defined as the distance from the outside of the eave strut of one sidewall to the outside of the eave strut of the opposite sidewall. Building Width does not include the width of lean-to buildings or roof extensions.

Building Length

The distance between the outside flanges of endwall columns in opposite endwalls is defined as the Building Length. It is usually a combination of several Bay Lengths.

Building Height

Building Height is the eave height which is usuallythe distance from the bottom of the main frame column base plate to the top outer point of the eave strut. When columns are recessed or elevated from a finished floor, eave height is the distance from finished floor level to top of eave strut.

Roof Slope (x/10)

This is the angle of the roof with respect to the horizontal. The most common Roof Slopes are 0.5/10 and 1/10. Any practical Roof Slope is possible.

End Bay Length

This is the distance from outside of the outer flange of endwall columns to the center line of the first interior frame column.

Interior Bay Length

This is defined as the distance between the center lines of two adjacent interior main frame columns. The most common Bay Lengths are 6 m, 7.5 m and 9 m.

Design Loads

Unless otherwise specified, Zamil Steel PEBs are designed for the following minimum loads:

  • Roof Live Load: 0.57 kN/m2
  • Design Wind Speed: 110 km/h

Designed for snow loads, earth quake loads, collateral loads, crane loads; if required, any other loading condition must be specified at the time of request for quotation. Loads are applied in accordance with the latest American codes and standards applicable to PEBs, unless otherwise requested at the time of request for quotation.