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Understanding loads on beams and headers
« on: October 09, 2005, 07:11:23 AM »
If you want a better understanding of how roof and floor loads accumulate and are carried by beams and headers this article provides a good two part study guide.

http://www.umass.edu/bmatwt/publications/articles/calculating_loads_on_headers_and_beams.html

It also has an overview of the different types of engineered wood products that are now replacing the milled timbers of the old days when trees were BIG.