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# Posted: 8 Jun 2022 12:42 - Edited by: KinAlberta

The strength of beams is a fascinating topic to me.

Thought I’d start a thread on misc. knowledge.

Eg. Came across this website:

“Lab Tested Stronger than Steel” gth

This is also interesting:

Beam strength
Adding 2” more adds near 50%!!!

“three 2x12s offer 48% more bending resistance than three 2x10s.”

Floor Truss — Component Talk

Beam on top of beam, not connected, and of different length. - Structural engineering general discussion - Eng-Tips

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