Carport Footing Design. Solar carport structures may include a mix of ballasted and positive anchoring depending on the geographical needs. I just started studying to take the SE exam I have my PE in Civil so when asked if I can design the carport I.
A carport cannot exceed 1000 square feet in area or one story in height and must be entirely open on two or more sides except for structural supports. And some like Coast to Coast Carports add cement anchoring for free. How big the footings or foundations are depends on several factors.
If you would like to have a carport.
Foundation design and the teamwork of Force Drilling and Nucor Skyline. This report provides basic guidance for applying ASCE Standard 7-05 to existing. A basic carport requires six posts one at each corner of the rectangle and two more at the middle positions along the 16 foot. They use self-tapping expansion anchors wedge anchors or adhesive anchors.