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20'L X 15'W inside commercial building, I want to remove a

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20'L X 15'W inside commercial building, I want to remove a load bearing wall and open the room. I need to span 20', upper storage area 2x12 two foot center joist with 3/4" floor sheathing. no roof load on wall.
JA: OK. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: what size beam would be needed to handle the twenty foot span?
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Structural Engineer should know?
Customer: reaming 7 foot standard wall on top to roof as first room has higher ceiling
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 12 days ago.
Hello
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 12 days ago.
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Expert:  StructuralEng replied 12 days ago.
What is the joist length? Are the on one side of the beam only?

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