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I have an existing 2" x 8" floor span of 15ft with no ceiling

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I have an existing 2" x 8" floor span of 15ft with no ceiling or roof load. I want to add a steel beam in the center of the span for additional support. (Floor bouncy, House built in 1920)
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: was looking to add a w6 x12 and was wondering how far it would span it span in between columns.? it would just be added support.
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
Hello. How are you going? I'll be happy to assist you.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
Is there any ceramic tile on this floor to be supported by the steel beam?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
No. 3/4 oak open
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 8 months ago.
13'

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