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I’d like to point out that a Professional Engineer’s standard of care typically includes a site visit to assess field conditions and get an overall understanding of the structure. This can obviously not be accomplished through the internet. The information provided here is meant for planning purposes only (general sizing and budgeting) and is based on the information provided by you. All loading cases considered are for vertical loads only, no lateral analysis has been completed. The information should be verified by a professional engineer who can visit the site to ensure that potentially important information has not been overlooked or omitted.
Since your LVL member is a single member and it is not Fully Braced, you need to use the following:
Single 2-5/8" x 9-1/4" Versa-Lam 1.7 2650 SP beam to span your 8' spans with a single point load truss at midspan.
I have attached a new computer printout for this beam below:
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