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Re: Roof Framing, Joist Spacing...Input please

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No.
I pick the deck out of a catalog in about 10 seconds so I can move on
the hundreds of other things that really have to be designed, detailed
and checked.

Rick Burch


EphHirsch(--nospam--at)aol.com wrote:
> 
> In all of this discussion thread, doesn't anybody consider actually
> calculating the loads/section properties/stress/deflection/etc. to arrive at
> allowable/desirable span?
> Mfrs.' tables are all well and good, but surely basic engineering should be
> easy enough to apply in answering the problem.
> 
> Ephraim Hirsch, SE

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