Sample calculations to analyze freestanding signs
Benjamin Jones, author of Engineering Sign Structures, has made available his spreadsheets for analyzing and designing the basic support members and footings for freestanding signs. You can read about his book, which can be purchased online from ST Media Group here.
The spreadsheet is an Excel file, available in Windows Office 95 and 97, and Macintosh Version 4 and 5. The spreadsheet is for educational purposes only and is not to be used for commercial projects.
Information contained in this spreadsheet has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable. However, neither ST Publications, the author, nor Young Electric Sign Company guarantees the accuracy or completeness of any information contained herein, and neither ST Media Group, the author, nor Young Electric Sign Company shall be responsible for any errors, omissions, or damages arising out of the use of this spreadsheet.
This spreadsheet is intended only for the study of general engineering principles, and is not intended for application to actual facts or circumstances. Neither the author, nor any other person or entity associated with this work is hereby rendering engineering or other professional services. If such services are required, the assistance of an appropriate professional should be sought.
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