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Re: WOOD - Engineered Lumber vs. Sawn Lumber

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Bill Allen, S.E. wrote:

> I believe one should be careful about specifying
> a camber=1.5*DL
> deflection. While this is appropriate (and
> required by Code) for roof
> members, it will leave a crown (theoretically
> equal to 0.5 * DL deflection)
> on floor members.

I don't understand why this would be the case?


Stan Johnson
BS, EIT, Are we talking gold crown or porcelain