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I need a steel beam specified overhead door we are

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I need a steel beam specified for a overhead door we are installing in a wall.
The span is 10 feet.
It is supporting 4 wythes of brick 19 courses high, plus roof loads.
Location is Detroit, for snow load considerations.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 2 years ago.
What is the span of the roof framing it supports?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
about 25 feet
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Flat roof
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 2 years ago.
Give me a few minutes to run some numbers.
Expert:  StructuralEng replied 2 years ago.
You can plan for two W8x15 beams ASTM A992 Gr. 50 side by side with a 15” plate welded to the top to provide full bearing to the 4 wythes of brick.