This help article discusses how to create a fixed tilt table.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
* indicates that this input is required
|Table Tilt: the tilt of the table. 0 degrees is flat|
|Toggle to include structure in table creation|
|Row Quantity: number of piles in north-south direction|
|Column Pile Spacing: spacing between piles. To provide different spacings, use commas (example: 5,6, 6.5)|
|Toggle to favorite this table. When favorited, a table can also be used in other projects. To unfavorite, uncheck toggle|
|Number of rows of modules: Typically 2 rows|
|Create: Create fixed tile table which will take you to preview|
|Clone: button to clone tracker table. Once cloned, make your changes to the cloned table and save them by clicking the Create button|
|Delete: button to delete tracker table. Once deleted, the table will not show up anymore when you look for an existing table in field number 2|
|Reset: button to clear all inputs of the fixed tilt table|
Step by Step Guide
Create fixed tilt table
Go to SunDAT interface
Click on the table icon
Choose FTGround to create a fixed tilt table
Fill out the form. The inputs 1-11 are most common. Feel free to also fill in the inputs in include structure. Be advised, the inputs in include structure are required if you intend to perform civil analysis (i.e. grading or a slope analysis)
A new window will open to show you a preview of the table. In the top right corner you find the table's dimensions. Select the unit you wish to see in the units dropdown.
Click OK on the right bottom of the screen to return to the SunDAT interface
1. Select the table you wish to edit from the drop-down list (point 2)
2. Change inputs
3. Click the Update button
1. Click on the Clone button (point 18)
2. You will find the cloned table in the drop-down list (point 2)
3. Change inputs
4. Click on the Create button
Can I create an east-west fixed tilt table?
At this time, SunDAT does not support east-west fixed tilt tables.