How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask walkereng Your Own Question

walkereng
walkereng, Consultant
Category: Structural Engineering
Satisfied Customers: 2370
Experience:  Over 30 years of Structural Engineering experience.
61772417
Type Your Structural Engineering Question Here...
walkereng is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I am trying to decide how to mount my aerial equipment to an

Customer Question

Customer: Hi there, I am trying to decide how to mount my aerial equipment to an open web steel joist
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: sure I'm opening a studio it has an open web steel joist system flat i would like a way to mount to the bottom chord
JA: OK got it. Last thing — JustAnswer charges a fee (generally around $18) to post your type of question to Structural Engineering Experts (you only pay if satisfied). There are a couple customers ahead of you. We can help you for less if you're not in a rush. Are you willing to wait a bit?
Customer: yes
JA: OK. Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.

Hello

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.

Do you have a picture of the stem you want to mount?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
hi, yes, one minute
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
the block mount is here http://xpoleus.com/product-category/x-pert-build-a-poles-for-studios/
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
i have a picture of the ceiling too
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
let me find it
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
are you still here
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Posted by JustAnswer at customer's request) Hello. I would like to request the following Expert Service(s) from you: Live Phone Call. Let me know if you need more information, or send me the service offer(s) so we can proceed.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.

I'm here

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
ok, thought you had left.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
would speaking on the phone be easier?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.

Yes. I'm trying to see what it looks like first,

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
here is the ceiling
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
the poles will be mounted up top and flush with the floor. in my opinion, the weight will mostly be distributed to the floor, it's the "side to side" movement that concerns me
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I would like to possibly implement something like this photo shows, but I don't know what those galvanized metal cross pieces are.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I guess this is not an instant answer kind of thing
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I'll be getting a refund
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
this is ridiculous
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 10 months ago.

I'm sorry you're not happy with the service. The question came through with medium urgency, not high. I will request a refund for you

Related Structural Engineering Questions