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General Category => Maths, Geometry, Physics and others => Topic started by: missa18 on April 13, 2008, 00:32:56 AM

Title: roof inclination calculation
Post by: missa18 on April 13, 2008, 00:32:56 AM
Hello all

I have a document about a roof of a metalic house. This roof is marked as 20% inclination.

What his means? How can someone calculate the parts of the roof by knowing the percent of the inclination?

Thank you
Title: Re: roof inclination calculation
Post by: kam on April 13, 2008, 15:16:01 PM
In very very simple words, each 100 in length, the roof is going 20 meters lower.
Title: Re: roof inclination calculation
Post by: Mercury on April 14, 2008, 19:02:48 PM
In very very simple words, each 100 in length, the roof is going 20 meters lower.

100 MT in length i think you meant Kam
Title: Re: roof inclination calculation
Post by: kam on April 19, 2008, 12:44:44 PM
heck yes!
Title: Re: roof inclination calculation
Post by: angiebuds on November 02, 2010, 22:04:22 PM
The person who had just calculated it that way might have purpose. The 20% inclination is maybe good to come up with a good design. Furthermore, the roof should have a right slope for the whole night.


Title: Re: roof inclination calculation
Post by: kam on November 02, 2010, 22:33:27 PM
As a matter of fact, i think that 20 is a standard number for metallic industrial buildings as well...