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I need to calculate the load bearing capacity of the

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Customer: I need to calculate the load bearing capacity of the following:
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Customer: Yep. Using 8x8 31# ***** I beam, we will build a 13' x13' square 16' high, 4 legs. Braced with 8" Channel Iron and 3/8" plate. Will this support 88000 pounds of water?
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 11 months ago.

Hello

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Using 8x8 31# ***** I beam, we will build a 13' x13' square with 4 legs, 16' high. Cross braced with 8" Channel Iron and topped with 3/8" plate. Will this support a 88,000# ***** of water?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 11 months ago.

Can you post a sketch for me to look at?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Here is the all that I have on this.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.

I can't make heads or tails of this. I can't tell if I'm looking at a plan, an elevation, a section........

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