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

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Just don't ask the deck manufacturer to stand behind your using longer
spans and/or heavier loads than his tables show.  :-)

Fountain E. Conner, P.E.
Gulf Breeze, Fl. 32561


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> From: EphHirsch(--nospam--at)aol.com
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: Roof Framing, Joist Spacing...Input please
> Date: Friday, July 21, 2000 8:22 PM
> 
> 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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