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Stuart,
I design joists for two-three small fabricators who
either wish to keep their employees busy or can not
get joists fast enough from the big joist suppliers
or do not have sufficient quantity to get a good price
from the big suppliers.  One of my customers is a small
fabricator who supplies joists to other fabricators,
provided the job is not to big.  A couple of other
local engineers get some of this work also.
Gary

On 2 Feb 2005 at 10:31, Stuart, Matthew wrote:

> Any reason you would want to design a member that is basically
> pre-manufactured?
> 
> Matthew Stuart
> Structural Dept. - Manalapan
> 732-577-9889 x1283
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gary Hodgson & Associates [mailto:ghodgson(--nospam--at)vaxxine.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2005 10:01 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Open Web Steel Joist Programs?
> 
> Can anybody recommend a computer program that designs open web steel
> joists?  I currently use an ancient one that I wrote in BASIC but it
> is a bit limited and the powers that be (dirty b***ds) have seen fit
> to change the steel code to require calculation of deflection by axial
> deformation of all members rather than by parallel axis I method.
> 
> Thanks,
> Gary
> 
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