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What size laminated beam would I need to span 8' with a

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What size laminated beam would I need to span 8' with a floor load above it
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Hello. What is the joist length on each side?

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

Supporting one floor or two? What about an attic? Will it support any ceramic tile?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
supporting a second floor with a attic above. no ceramic tiles. Part of a hall and part of bedroom directly above.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Approximately 12' on either side
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

3.5" X 11.25" 2.0E LVL will work

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 year ago.

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