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0310 Concentrated Loads Removing or Altering Walls - Floors - Beams
 
0310 Concentrated Loads Removing or Altering Walls - Floors - Beams -

Image Text: Cross section > flat roof deck > new built-up wood beam > roof rafters > wall studs > new built-up wood column > old stud wall removed and replaced with beam/column arrangement > floor joists > blocking required > steel beam > foundation wall > concrete floor slab > new column > new footing > footing > when a wall is removed, the uniform load on the beam is converted to a concentrated load that must be carried all the way down to the footings (see shaded area of illustration) watch for solid blocking to transfer the load from the column above to the beam, and a new column below the beam

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