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 am rebuilding a simple span bridge that failed. Original
I am rebuilding a simple span bridge that failed. Original was of wood constructing spanning 20 ft across a creek. It had concrete embankments with no center support.The concrete embankments are solid… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
5,394 satisfied customers
How do the footings of my deck have to be done the deckis
How do the footings of my deck have to be done the deckis 24" off the ground and attached to the house in Stevens Point WI … read more
PaulP324
PaulP324
consulting engineer
MS
1,276 satisfied customers
I have purchased a home that has a 21 span between columns
I have purchased a home that has a 21 span between columns that support a deck over the driveway to the garage entrance. The current beam configuration is a 8x6 beam sistered to a 6x6 beam alongside o… read more
PaulP324
PaulP324
consulting engineer
MS
1,276 satisfied customers
I need to span 15 feet between posts. Flush beam, 12” joist
I need to span 15 feet between posts. Flush beam, 12” joist spacing, 13' joist span. Second story deck … read more
PaulP324
PaulP324
consulting engineer
MS
1,276 satisfied customers
Remodeling a 1930's year round cottage with 2 x 6 full
remodeling a 1930's year round cottage with 2 x 6 full dimensional construction. … read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
5,394 satisfied customers
I am looking at replacing my deck beam from three 2"X8"
I am looking at replacing my wood deck beam from three 2"X8" spruce studs (has three support columns spanning 8.5' ) to one engineered beam with only 2 supporting columns. I want to remove the middle … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
I need to support a wooden deck at three opposing points
I need to support a wooden deck at three opposing points (sides & center joist) by placing an I beam atop Steel tubes (10' height). The span from side to side is approx. 15' and all points atop each I… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
I recently opened my kitchen ceiling to find the middle 10'
I recently opened my kitchen ceiling to find the middle 10' wide span of the 10' x 20' long room sagging a bit. It has a 2"x8" across the span - clearly not quite enough to hold steady - has gable end… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
I am planning on partially covering a wooden deck. The cover
I am planning on partially covering a wooden deck. The cover (13' wide and project 11' ) will attach to the flat back wall of the house and be supported at the other end by 6"x6" wood posts. Those pos… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
5,394 satisfied customers
Hi - I'm replacing structural supports on a balcony/deck.
Hi - I'm replacing structural supports on a balcony/deck. The footings have failed, and the posts are badly warped as a result. There are currently two 6"x6"x18' posts supporting a roof overhang. The … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
I have a 16 x 28 deck on the back of my house. The joist span
I have a 16 x 28 deck on the back of my house. The joist span 16 feet on 24" centers. I am trying to figure out the simpliest way to strengthen the deck. Either double every other joist or run a beam … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
I have a small building (250 square foot). It has high ceilings.
I have a small building (250 square foot). It has high ceilings. I want to put a loft over part of it inside. I was thinking that if I thought of it as a 'deck' that happens to be inside, I would put … read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
5,394 satisfied customers
We are removing a load bearing wall (A ) and a corner bearing
We are removing a load bearing wall (A ) and a corner bearing wall (B) on a kitchen to open up space on the first floor of a 2 story house of timber /Sheetrock construction. Under the house is a crawl… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
5,394 satisfied customers
I have a 22ft wide 2 story frame house with a center load bearing wall
I have a 22ft wide 2 story frame house with a center load bearing wall. I bought the house from a person who failed a framing inspection. The person removed a 23' 8" section of the center load bearing… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
5,394 satisfied customers
If i have a deck with 2x10" southern pine joists at 18" spacing,
If i have a deck with 2x10" southern pine joists at 18" spacing, what's the maximum span if i use a 6x8" red cedar beam? and if using 6x6" red cedar posts to support that beam, what's the maximum spac… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
5,394 satisfied customers
wood beam sizing table a bale of hay is 3 x 1.5 x 1.5
wood beam sizing table a bale of hay is 3 x 1.5 x 1.5 and weighs 50 pounds. my barn has wooden 2 x 10 24" oc for half of the floor and 2 x 8 24 oc for the other half. what is the safe loading for for … read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
5,394 satisfied customers
Setting up plans for a 19 1" w x 10 d overhang on the side
Setting up plans for a 19' 1" w x 10' d overhang on the side of my summer home. My plan is to leg bolt (1) 2"x8"x18'10" to another (2) 2"x8"x9'5" that was allready been installed to the home (when we … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
Hello, Im framing a screened in porch over my deck. The deck
Hello, I'm framing a screened in porch over my deck. The deck is 18' L X 12' W supported with a 2 x 10 ledger thru bolted every 16-20" passing through concrete block with backer board. There are also … read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
5,394 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

8,463 satisfied customers

Structural Engineer

walkereng

walkereng

Consultant

5,394 satisfied customers

Over 35 years of Structural Engineering experience.

Shannon Galway

Shannon Galway

-

208 satisfied customers

VP Technical Services at Major Engineering Company

JAYCEG

JAYCEG

99 satisfied customers

Expert

William Purpura

William Purpura

Managing General Partner

50 satisfied customers

Managing General Partner at Dargon Developement

PaulH471

PaulH471

Construction Manager

46 satisfied customers

Expert

< 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