# 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”
This is also interesting:
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