I have two 4" 13.3 ppf H -Beams supported with posts on 7.5' centers, total length 40'..spaced 10' apart with 4" of concrete to be poured on top of the beams. What is the maximum load allowed on the H - Beam structure?
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Will the cocnrete be detailed to brace the beams?
What grade of steel?
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Assuming A992 steel (typical for WF shapes), The W4x13 can hold (in additional to the 50 psf concrete and 10 psf superimposed DL) a total of 50 psf LL while maintaining L/360 deflection.
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