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sscholl2(--nospam--at)juno.com wrote:
> 
> One does not have to be young  to not know about bar joists. They are not
> used in certain parts of the country. I have not used one for more than
> 40 yrs. They are not used that I know of in California for example.
> 
> Stan Scholl, P. E.


Wow, I never knew this. Here in the southeast, most low-rise steel
buildings use bar joists and metal deck for the roof structure, unless
there is some reason to use a slab. What do you use for the roof
structure on, for example, a one or two story steel framed building?

Rick Burch

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