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I have a mezzanine that is 28' X 15' 6"X 3/16" I-beam

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hello, I have a mezzanine that is 28' X 15'
6"X 3/16" I-beam stringers on 2' centers 8"X3/16" I-beam frame with 3/4" OSB subfloor decking. I need to know what the max load capacity and live load capacity is .
JA: OK. Is there anything else important you think the Structural Engineer should know?
Customer: I think that is it.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
Hello
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
I can help
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
hello
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
hello, I have a mezzanine that is 28' X 15'
6"X 3/16" I-beam stringers on 2' centers 8"X3/16" I-beam frame with 3/4" OSB subfloor decking. I need to know what the max load capacity and live load capacity is .
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
Wood I beams?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
steel
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
How is the OSB attached to the steel?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
What is the steel beam designation?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Screwed in to the beams from above.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I am not certain.
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
here is a photo of the under side
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
another photo
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
Can you measure the exact depth, width, and flange thickness?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
is on 24” centers and is ¾” thick osb plywood
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
depth is 3inches, width is 5inches, thickness is approx. 3/16
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
The beams are 3" tall and 5" wide?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
That's very unusual
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
Do they slam the long direction or short direction
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
Span
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
6"X 3/16" I-beam stringers on 2' centers 8"X3/16" I-beam frame. the steel supports which attach to the I beams are 3.5inches, width is 5inches, thickness is approx. 3/16
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
width of I beams are approximately four inches wide
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I beams span the short direction,
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
are you still there?
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
I'm here
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 1 month ago.
The description is not clear. I'm going to need a framing layout with dimensions and will have to submit a premium service offer to analyze all the members

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