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I have a w8 x 40 x 25'. I want to replace a section of stud

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I have a w8 x 40 x 25'. I want to replace a section of stud wall with this beam to create an open floor plan. Will this beam be sufficient in size. I have 12' 6
JA: OK. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: "I have 12'6" lvl bearing on the beam from the 2 exterior walls
JA: Is there anything else the Structural Engineer should be aware of?
Customer: not that i can think of
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Structural Engineering
Expert:  walkereng replied 4 months ago.

I can help

Can you take a look at the following link and answer the questions at the bottom of the sheet? Your answers will allow me to accurately model the loading and size your beam. Thanks

Expert:  walkereng replied 4 months ago.

Let me know if you still need help