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Beam 12' wide, ceiling joists 19 foot long. I used 2 -1'5/8

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Beam 12' wide, ceiling joists 19 foot long. I used 2 -1'5/8 lvl' so glued and lagged with 2-1\4' lags 7every 16 inches on 4x4 posts with joist hangers transferring wait all the way to footings .
The ceiling joists are not supporting roof or snow load or live load.
Is this a sufficient beam, or should I add another lvl or flitch plate? Moser Wyo
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  walkereng replied 5 months ago.
I can help, can I get back with you tomorrow?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Where is the answer
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Expert:  walkereng replied 5 months ago.
Can you take a look at the following link and answer the questions at the bottom of the sheet? Your answers will allow me to accurately model the loading and size your beam. Thanks
Expert:  walkereng replied 5 months ago.
Let me know when you come back online
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Inspector already let me passMoser's custom homes and commercial buildings
Expert:  walkereng replied 5 months ago.
OK Let me know if you have any future questions?

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