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Is it supporting a single floor or two? What about an attic? Will it support any ceramic tile?
My initial says that feels small. I will check it
Do you need to clear span the 24'? Is the roof trusses or rafters and joists?
What I calculate, using L/360 for deflection, is two 1.75" x 11.25" LVL with a single 5/8" x 11.25" steel plate. The steel plate must be full length with no breaks and must bear on the supports.
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