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We have cottage style roof and want to remove the ceiling joists

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We have cottage style roof and want to remove the ceiling joists and create a high ceiling in the middle 19' x 26' section of the building ( 43 x 26') What beam size do i need ( lbl ) to hold the new flat ceiling which will be at 10 ' high and then follow the remaining 5'6" slope of the roof joists. The span of the beam will be 19' and the ceiling joists will be 20' long from the existing roof rafters ( at 5'6") and over the beam.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 6 months ago.
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