Engineering

Engineering Questions? Ask an Engineer for Answers ASAP

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Engineering Questions
I am trying to calculate beam deflection on an I beam. Will
Good afternoon. I am trying to calculate beam deflection on an I beam. Will provide more details if you can help. … read more
walkereng
walkereng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
186 satisfied customers
I want to use a 2x10 beam to span 13 feet. I only have a
I want to use a 2x10 beam to span 13 feet. I only have a ceiling with 2x6 joists about 2 feet apart to hang from it. I will use joist hangers on the joists and support 2x10 on both sides with several … read more
walkereng
walkereng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
186 satisfied customers
I want to replace part of an old 70 mm x 200 mm timber beam
I want to replace part of an old 70 mm x 200 mm timber beam now supporting a floor joist bearer. The length to be replaced is 1.5 m long, supported at each end, with the floor joist bearer on its cent… read more
Expert
Expert
My questions...I'd like to build this structure (art
Hello, My questions...I'd like to build this structure (art installation) I'm hoping I provide the necessary information. the outer dimensions of this "table top shell" are indicated in the drawing, a… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
186 satisfied customers
I need help designing a small roof/overhand overhang* The
Hi! I need help designing a small roof/overhand overhang* … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
173 satisfied customers
We have a two-story house and we are installing a flitch
Hello we have a two-story house and we are installing a flitch beam and we need some technical drawings for that… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
173 satisfied customers
Renovating a home with balloon framing. We plan to remove an
Renovating a home with balloon framing. We plan to remove an interior wall that is a load bearing balloon framed wall on the second floor that carries only the weight of the attic floor joists (6" x 1… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
186 satisfied customers
I need to build a bridge. my platform is 5' wide and 17'. I
I need to build a bridge. my platform is 5' wide and 17' long. I need to use an 8" I beam, W flange or S flange. It will have a 3/8" checkered deck plate. It needs to support 25k pounds, such as a tru… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
186 satisfied customers
I need to put a steel beam across a 13.5 foot span. the beam
i need to put a steel beam across a 13.5 foot span. the beam needs to support itself and an additional 500 lb load that is suspended from the middle of the beam. the ends of the steel beam will not be… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
186 satisfied customers
I observed an enclosed deck built approx. 2' off the ground
I observed an enclosed deck built approx. 2' off the ground on concrete pier spread at approx. 4'-0" o.c. The piers ar 2'x2' and approx. 24" deep. 4x6" posts anchored to the piers with simpson bracket… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
186 satisfied customers
Looking to install a safety bar safety harness to work on
looking to install a safety bar for a safety harness for individual to work on top of trailers. Will a 20' - 2" X 3"- 1/4" thick wall support a 250 lb person? (if not what size would we need to instal… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
173 satisfied customers
I am replacing a "telephone" pole supported bridge over
Hello, I am replacing a "telephone" pole supported bridge over a small creek. I have dug out each side and created a solid rock abutment out of 4-700lb rocks. I am planning on building 4 beams made ou… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
173 satisfied customers
I need to size a header 1,050 sqft 1909 balloon-frame
I need to size a header for a 1,050 sqft 1909 balloon-frame in NW Ohio. The house is basically a 16'x24' main 2-story (called “main”), with a 12'x20' 1-story attached (called “kitchen”). The kitchen i… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
173 satisfied customers
How much weight can 3- 1 3/4" x 11 1/4" micro-lam beam with
How much weight can 3- 1 3/4" x 11 1/4" micro-lam beam with a 3/8" steel Fletch plate having a clear span of 20-0" carry per ft?… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
173 satisfied customers
we have a pole barn on our farm that is 32' x 60' . It has
we have a pole barn on our farm that is 32' x 60' . It has 8"x 8" posts on 10' centers, with truss rafters on 10' centers with 2"x 4" across the rafters on 2' centers with steel roof . On the open sid… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
173 satisfied customers
getting ready to frame a 28 x 32 garage. Originally the support
getting ready to frame a 28 x 32 garage. Originally the support for the second story was a continuous wall to wall LVL beam consisting of 3 - 11 7/8" with two inner support lallys. This is a tall 1'st… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
186 satisfied customers
Hi there,How much would you require to answer 8-9 basic
Hi there, How much would you require to answer 8-9 basic structural engineering questions? They would require all the workings etc.… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
173 satisfied customers
I would like to raise my already elevated deck (12x 20) wi
I would like to raise my already elevated deck (12'x 20') with gable roof to replace the two 2x10" beams which the joists sit on. I want to raise the joists approximately 2.25" to remove the existing … read more
walkereng
walkereng
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
186 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

walkereng

walkereng

Bachelor's Degree

186 satisfied customers

Over 30 years of comprehensive experience

Matt

Matt

Engineer

51 satisfied customers

Mechanical Engineering Hons degree, been working in automotive industry for the last 18 years - Engine development engineer

StructuralEng

StructuralEng

Bachelor's Degree

173 satisfied customers

Engineering Expert

William Purpura

William Purpura

Managing General Partner

16 satisfied customers

Managing General Partner at Dargon Developement

ibosley

ibosley

Master's Degree

88 satisfied customers

Mechanical Engineering

vgdlpc

vgdlpc

Master's Degree

17 satisfied customers

Civil Engineer, Major in Structures and Foundations. Professional Engineer 11 years of experience.

Shannon Galway

Shannon Galway

-

106 satisfied customers

VP Technical Services at Major Engineering Company

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x