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
I need to calculate a ridge beam size. I have a building
I have a building 14x14 with 12/12 pitch roof, planning rafters of 2x8. Wondering what size ridge beam I need to support this roof so there will be no collar ties or ceiling joists tying rafters together. … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,715 satisfied customers
Try one more time. Want to build a cabin 24' wide with
Try one more time. Want to build a cabin 24' wide with common rafters … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,715 satisfied customers
Building a pavilion in Edmonton Alberta Canada. 24 feet by
Building a pavilion in Edmonton Alberta Canada. 24 feet by 24 feet . using a 24foot ridge beam. structure supported by 6z6 posts in the 4 corners and 1 in the middle on all sides, then 6x6 beems on to… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,715 satisfied customers
I have a 24'x24' detached garage and I would like to
Hello, I have a 24'x24' detached garage and I would like to insulate and sheet rock the ceiling. Currently there are 2x6 rafter ties spliced together but they barely hold their own weight. I would lik… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,715 satisfied customers
I want to vault my ceiling it's a single story house 24'
I want to vault my ceiling it's a single story house 24' wide. It will have no attic. I want to know what size beam I need to support the roof load. The beam will be 23 feet long. It needs to support … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,715 satisfied customers
Let's try this again. I am remodeling a 1970 Ranch home and
Let's try this again. I am remodeling a 1970 Ranch home and would like to raise the ceiling in the living area. 32 x 30. It has a truss ceiling and the truss runs the 32 foot length. Can I modify the … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,715 satisfied customers
What is the max load a 4X10 DF can carry with a 8'6" span?
What is the max load a 4X10 DF can carry with a 8'6" span? … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,715 satisfied customers
Looking to remove a load bearing wall and span that area
Looking to remove a load bearing wall and span that area with a beam. The opening is 18 feet. It is a single story ranch with a 41/2 pitch hipped roof. the overall width of the house (inside dimention… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,715 satisfied customers
I am expanding my garage with a 2nd floor bonus room above.
I am expanding my garage with a 2nd floor bonus room above. I can attach my plans, but I need to confirm that my spans are good and the beams/rafters are properly sized. The garage is 18' x 22' and th… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
3,229 satisfied customers
New to this site, how does this work. Looking at building a
looking at building a vaulted ceiling for a small cottage, the ridge beam would be 17 ft long and the room is 30 ft wide, located in florida not on the coast … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,715 satisfied customers
35 ft beam 2 poles at end and 2 poles at 10 and 20ft for
35 ft beam 2 poles at end and 2 poles at 10 and 20ft for total of 4 pole connections. open ceiling with 2x6x12 at 16in oc, osb decking then metal roof … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,715 satisfied customers
Designing a shed 12'x12' with a ridge beam of triple 2x10's
designing a shed 12'x12' with a ridge beam of triple 2x10's the support would likely come down on a header with clear span of 6'. doing a few calculations with 30 psf live and 10 dead for raleigh, NC,… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,715 satisfied customers
Planning to vault a ceiling in a 24' (clear span) x 28'
Planning to vault a ceiling in a 24' (clear span) x 28' total span room. Current roof structure is 2x6 rafters 16" oc. Hoping to install douglas fir ridge beam with support framing from concrete found… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,715 satisfied customers
My name is , porch roof beam on existing deck . Have 3 2x10s
Hi My name is ***** ***** roof beam on existing deck . Have 3 2x10s spanning 12' to hold gable roof. Will that work? … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,715 satisfied customers
39;m trying to design a gable roof over a deck that is
39;m trying to design a gable roof over a deck that is 15' x 15'. I'm planing on using #6 6x6 posts on the sides. Can you see if the top plate beam for the bottom of rafters will be ok? I was planning… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
3,229 satisfied customers
I'm building a 16 x 30 cabin with a 12/12 slope cathedral
Hi, I'm building a 16 x 30 cabin with a 12/12 slope cathedral ceiling. The drawing I purchased calls for 2x6 rafter with a 2x10 ridge beam. I have some concerns about wall spread with a snow load. I d… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,715 satisfied customers
Cabin is 24x24 Want to vault front 1/2 of it Has existing
Cabin is 24x24 Want to vault front 1/2 of it Has existing Howe trusses with4/12 pitch Going to run a 6x6 post at 12' and at front which will go through floor and sit on lvl beam with a 9"x9" concrete … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,715 satisfied customers
I would like to open the gable end wall on the 1st floor of
I would like to open the gable end wall on the 1st floor of my home. I have a full 2nd floor above and an unfinished attic above that. The opening is 11ft 6inches and will sit on the existing exterior… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
3,229 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

8,715 satisfied customers

Structural Engineer

walkereng

walkereng

Consultant

3,229 satisfied customers

Over 30 years of Structural Engineering experience.

Shannon Galway

Shannon Galway

-

208 satisfied customers

VP Technical Services at Major Engineering Company

Matt

Matt

Engineer

55 satisfied customers

Mechanical Engineering Hons degree, been working in automotive industry for the last 18 years - Engine development engineer

William Purpura

William Purpura

17 satisfied customers

Managing General Partner at Dargon Developement

ibosley

ibosley

Master's Degree

88 satisfied customers

Mechanical Engineering

< 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