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I need you to size a glulam beam to the following specs:

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I need you to size a glulam beam to the following specs:
span 102'
ppf 1536
what would the required area of the support plate at each end
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 11 months ago.

Hello. I can help.

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 11 months ago.

You need to clear span 102'? You can't do that with glulam

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
not really what i was hoping for. thanks
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 11 months ago.

Spanning 102' and supported at the ends only?

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 11 months ago.

You can get a beam to work, but it's enormous.

Expert:  StructuralEng replied 11 months ago.

12.25" x 87" (yes, over 7' deep) with a minimum E of 2,000 ksi and minimum Fb of 2,400 psi

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