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I'm looking to rehab an older house that has a load bearing

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I'm looking to rehab an older house that has a load bearing wall down the middle of it. The house is 24' wide. I'd like to remove 17' of wall and install a glulam. The house is in Arizona, built 1959, 4/12 pitch and has asphalt shingles and an air handler in the attic.
Was wondering what size glulam I would need without overdoing it?
3 1/8" by?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  walkereng replied 1 year ago.

Can I get back with you in the morning when I get into my office?

Expert:  walkereng replied 1 year ago.

Sorry for the delay, I did not realize I had not reponded.

Can you take a look at the following link and answer the questions at the bottom of the sheet? Your answers will allow me to accurately model the loading and size your beam. Thanks

https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B3LjUB_rxIbcNVlreGljdFZUZ3kxTHhvVDFnRV9uQQ

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