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Size steel beam. Span is 23' 6" carrying 2nd floor bedrooms.

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Span is 23' 6" carrying 2nd floor bedrooms

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Carrying 16 feet of floor

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Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 6 months ago
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Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 6 months ago
Does it also support an attic?
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
still waiting
Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 6 months ago
You can plan for a W14x34 beam ASTM A992 Gr. 50. You will need to detail the joists to brace the beam against lateral torsional buckling
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Ok, they had a W12x30 there but i wanted to make sure
Structural Engineer: StructuralEng, Consultant replied 6 months ago
That would be ok if supporting 8' of tributary width, not 16'
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