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
Structural engineer Remodeling, Many units in my condo
Structural engineer Remodeling, Many units in my condo association have a room off the garage to the front foundation. Some I looked at were just dirt floors with plywood laying around, or some were f… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
5,263 satisfied customers
Removing a 14 foot span of load bearing wall that is down
Removing a 14 foot span of load bearing wall that is down the center of my house. The bottom plate of the existing wall falls on top of the existing floor joist overlap and the foundation piers. The w… read more
PaulP324
PaulP324
consulting engineer
MS
1,276 satisfied customers
I am needing to know the size of a few LVL's I need. I know
I am needing to know the size of a few LVL's I need. I know that I need 2 24ft long beams around 1 3/4" in width. I am also needing 2 18ft long and 1 3/4" width as well. I just do not know the depth I… read more
PaulP324
PaulP324
consulting engineer
MS
1,276 satisfied customers
Have an 8 foot window wall separates living room from
Have an 8 foot window wall separates living room from kitchen want to know how much it will weaken if I take the bottom section out to open area. Doorway to right of opening. Wall is in center of hous… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
5,263 satisfied customers
Here is a little more detailed drawing of the structure.
Here is a little more detailed drawing of the structure. Number between beams are the distance between each beam, I didn't measure O.C. Most beams measure 2.25" wide, 11.25" tall, and most are 24' exc… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
I am going to enlarge a door way that is now 32 inches and
I am going to enlarge a door way that is now 32 inches and want to open it to 6'. It is a bearing wall, so what size beam will I need to use … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
I have a purlin/strut that rests on a doorway header. I'd
I have a purlin/strut that rests on a doorway header. I'd like to move it about 2 feet at a decreased angle, otherwise I'd like to lay a board down over the joists and attach it to the board to distri… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
Trying to determine if these walls in the master bathroom
Trying to determine if these walls in the master bathroom are load bearing. There is a former fireplace framing with 2x6s. One board only goes half way up, one is cut and the other is wobbly when I po… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
5,263 satisfied customers
I am trying to figure out what type of reinforcing we need
Hi, I am trying to figure out what type of reinforcing we need to do, if any to cut out a 5ft hole in the basement to put some ductwork through. The hole would be next to a doorway that is already the… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
I need help calculating the header size for a doorway that
I need help calculating the header size for a doorway that we are expanding. I have attached sketches of what we are trying to do. The dotted line represents the area where the second floor lies on to… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
I would like to expand a doorway in an interior load bearing
I would like to expand a doorway in an interior load bearing shear wall that separates our kitchen from the dining area. The part of the wall that I would like to remove is about 4ft wide from the doo… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
I have a brick wall that is 12'' wide by 17' ,i need a beam
I have a brick wall that is 12'' wide by 17' long,i need a beam that will span that distance,i am needing to know what correct beam size is … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
I am removing an interior kitchen wall that was 10 feet. It
Hi I am removing an interior kitchen wall that was 10 feet long. It had a doorway in it that led into the kitchen. standard 2x 4 framed wall. There was no double 2x4s plate on top of the wall that ran… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
Background: In my 1954 California home, I am seeking to install
Background: In my 1954 California home, I am seeking to install a new 36" doorway from my kitchen to my (attached) garage where the floor is 3ft lower than my kitchen floor. The new doorway is planned… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
I have an 8' gh concrete block wall running down the middle
I have an 8' high concrete block wall running down the middle of my basement to support the floor joists of my single story ranch style house. I would like to create a rectangular opening in the wall … read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
I have a vaulted ceiling & Im trying to determine if a wall
I have a vaulted ceiling & I'm trying to determine if a wall is a load bearing wall...Directly below the wall in the basement is the big beam that runs the entire length of the house. There is a suppo… read more
walkereng
walkereng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
5,263 satisfied customers
I am installing a six foot wide by eight foot high doorway
I am installing a six foot wide by eight foot high doorway in a 12 foot high concrete block wall. They are 8 or 10 inch blocks. I need to cut the opening making sure the blocks above are not disturbed… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 satisfied customers
Hi, i am taking out an internal retaining wall within the centre
Hi, i am taking out an internal retaining wall within the centre of my house and need to know the right size RSJ to put in. The wall itself is 7.18 metres in length and 100mm thick with a doorway with… read more
StructuralEng
StructuralEng
Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
8,463 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

5,263 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

PaulH471

PaulH471

Construction Manager

46 satisfied customers

Expert

William Purpura

William Purpura

Managing General Partner

29 satisfied customers

Managing General Partner at Dargon Developement

< 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