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Re: steel beams bearing on wood columns

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It has been done up here for a long time.
Gary

On 17 Jan 2005 at 9:14, Ted Ryan wrote:

> I have done it before, don't see why not.
> 
> Ted Ryan
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: Ken Peoples 
>   To: Seaint 
>   Sent: Monday, January 17, 2005 8:55 AM
>   Subject: steel beams bearing on wood columns
> 
> 
>   I have a client (architect) who would like me to bear my steel beams
>   on built-up wood columns (several 2x6's).  I can't say that I have
>   ever seen this done and wondered whether there are any code reasons
>   not to as long as I can make all of the stress conditions work and
>   they tell me that wood is not an issue as far as fire is concerned. 
>   Thanks in advance for your help.
> 
> 
>   Best regards,
> 
> 
>   Ken
> 
>   Kenneth S. Peoples, P. E.
>   LVTA
>   Lehigh Valley Technical Associates, Inc.
>   1584 Weaversville Road
>   Northampton, PA 18067
> 
>   Phone: 610-262-6345
>   Fax:610-262-8188
>   Email: kpeoples(--nospam--at)lvta.net
> 
> 



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