Structural Engineering

Ask Structural Engineering Questions and Get Expert Answers ASAP

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

Related Structural Engineering Questions
Looking to span 48 feet with timber, to support 30k with a
Looking to span 48 feet with timber, to support 30k with a wheel base of 35 feet (1 ton truck and trailer). I have large douglas fir trees and a mill … read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
4,728 satisfied customers
From Florence, Alabama.I have to build a small wooden bridge
My name is ***** ***** Florence, Alabama.I have to build a small wooden bridge over a creek. Net span will be no more than 14 feet. I will drive over a 1,000 lb Kawasski Mule pulling a 6' X 12" traile… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
4,728 satisfied customers
I need a 2 I-beam with x bracing style bridge built to span
I need a 2 I-beam with x bracing style bridge built to span a 34 foot creek, and hold a 70,000 lbs load. How do I know what size beams to use? … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,772 satisfied customers
My garage is 24 ft x 18 ft with a pitched roof. I want to
My garage is 24 ft x 18 ft with a pitched roof. I want to build a storage loft above the cars over the entire 24 x 18 area. It currently has 2x6's on 4 foot centers spanning the 24 foot span, which I … read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
4,728 satisfied customers
I would like to build a bride to span a creek. it would need
I would like to build a bride to span a creek. it would need a 22' span … read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
4,728 satisfied customers
I am building a vaulted roof cover of a terrace. It will be
I am building a vaulted roof cover of a terrace. It will be attached to the house with the cross beams in heavy duty brackets. There will be two upright posts on the outer edge (6" x 6"). The area of … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,772 satisfied customers
I want to know the steel beam size and spacing to build a
Hello, I want to know the steel beam size and spacing to build a bridge over a 30' crossing. This will be private, sporadic use, for trucks and tractors, max weight 20,000 lbs, would like a 2” thick w… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
4,728 satisfied customers
I am wanting to build an 8x12 shed on a sloping hillside to
I am wanting to build an 8x12 wood shed on a sloping hillside to support 4 cords of wood. That would be approx. 20,000 lbs. That's way beyond the scope of do-it-yourselfer books! So the first question… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
4,728 satisfied customers
I want to span a distance of 20 feet with a header beam that
I want to span a distance of 20 feet with a header beam that essentially needs to support itself only. Can you give me an idea of what size I can use. I was thinking of douglas fir 12 x 16 x 20… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,772 satisfied customers
Same project - different materials. Can you tell me how much
Same project - different materials. Can you tell me how much weight beams made of fir (salvaged from a state bridge) measuring 22" x 8" spanning the same creek (20') can carry installed both verticall… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,772 satisfied customers
Log post holding roof ridge with 9000 lbs point load resting
Log post holding roof ridge with 9000 lbs point load resting on floor with ijoist spaced 16 in on centers. What size lvl do I need as header on floor below supporting ceiling where log post is located… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,772 satisfied customers
Hello - I am the process of researching the needed supplies
Hello - I am the process of researching the needed supplies to rebuild the bridge and would like to get you recommendations on the material and design. There are two concrete piles on each side of the… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
4,728 satisfied customers
I have a 30x80x14 sheet metal building that I want to construct
I have a 30'x80'x14' sheet metal building that I want to construct a living area across one end that will be 30'x18'. I want the space to be an upstairs area approx. 6.5' from the floor providing betw… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
4,728 satisfied customers
I need to build a 20 foot bridge that will support a maximum
I need to build a 20 foot bridge that will support a maximum of 15,000 lbs (dump truck). What size and how many I beams would I need for this?… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
4,728 satisfied customers
I want to construct a simple bridge over a stream in my backyard.
I want to construct a simple bridge over a stream in my backyard. Thinking of using two steel I beams as supports. Total length/each= 20 feet pinned on both ends. Bridge Width 5 feet, Wooden decking, … read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
4,728 satisfied customers
I need to build a bridge for a 4x4 Polaris Ranger. The ranger
I need to build a bridge for a 4x4 Polaris Ranger. The ranger loaded will weigh about 1600 pounds. The span of the bridge will be 11' and be 6' wide. I was planning to use 6 - 6x6 treated timbers. The… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
4,728 satisfied customers
i have a large attic, and would like to make it into a couple
i have a large attic, and would like to make it into a couple of bedrooms. currently there are 2x6's which are 12 on center, and span 17 feet. After looking at a number of span tables, none give a cle… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
4,728 satisfied customers
I am estimating a amenity center with heavy timber construction.
I am estimating a amenity center with heavy timber construction. I need to calculate a beam size for a breezeway. Load is 20/10, span is 21ft and trib is 5ft. What size cedar or douglas fir beam would… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
9,772 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:

vgdlpc

vgdlpc

Master's Degree

17 satisfied customers

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

StructuralEng

StructuralEng

Consultant

9,772 satisfied customers

Structural Engineer

walkereng

walkereng

Consultant

4,728 satisfied customers

Over 35 years of Structural Engineering experience.

Shannon Galway

Shannon Galway

-

208 satisfied customers

VP Technical Services at Major Engineering Company

JAYCEG

JAYCEG

99 satisfied customers

Expert

PaulH471

PaulH471

Construction Manager

46 satisfied customers

Expert

William Purpura

William Purpura

Managing General Partner

29 satisfied customers

Managing General Partner at Dargon Developement

< 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