Tag: engineering

74 Is there a case where nails are better than screws, from an engineering/structural standpoint? 2010-08-03T19:09:13.720

20 How much load can a (wood) board support, if it is supported only at the ends? 2011-08-05T17:57:00.000

11 What is the optimal configuration of a cross brace on a wooden gate? 2014-04-21T15:13:00.887

6 How strong are bolts compared to welding and what qualities to look for in foundations? 2011-06-15T09:45:21.373

5 How can I calculate the load capacity of a platform? 2012-02-28T15:22:03.697

4 How much weight should a deck of a given area support? 2010-07-22T09:49:48.813

4 Air conditioning on a shoestring budget 2011-06-09T14:57:21.003

4 How can I support a large aquarium built into a wall? 2012-09-18T13:05:21.763

4 How can I hang a 250 lb wooden piece of art on the wall? 2015-02-11T21:11:41.103

3 What exactly is magnetic drilling equipment? 2012-09-01T16:26:14.120

3 Does beam orientation matter for structural engineering calculation values from wood supplier tables? 2017-04-30T21:53:28.417

2 How would I replace 4 posts and beam holding my covered patio with 2 posts? 2014-05-08T20:13:49.123

2 How can I calculate the rotational force and motor HP needed to lift a 5lb sheet from a horizontal position to a vertical position from one end? 2014-09-22T06:32:44.853

2 How to calculate steel beam and posts size to replace existing wood beam in terrace 2015-03-20T16:27:13.930

2 Overkill from my Structural Engineer, can you check his drawings? 2017-10-26T23:38:34.007

1 What is the cheapest way to stiffen a tube/pipe? 2013-01-21T12:09:48.470

1 How do I hang a 500lb bed swing? 2013-01-22T13:59:40.320

1 Attic was built to be living space in 1945, but are the trusses strong enough to keep doing so? 2013-10-31T05:33:48.500

1 Unsure about my structural engineer, can you check his drawing? 2013-12-30T15:01:22.327

1 Weight distribution on library ladder? 2014-06-23T01:22:50.300

1 Calculating Tie Plate loading and double shear 2015-03-16T17:43:23.700

1 Fix sagging beam situation 2015-03-19T21:47:58.667

1 Furniture calculations 2015-07-30T12:57:21.797

1 How should I go about removing these two walls? 2015-09-16T12:19:11.913

1 North Carolina Code question for splicing 6x6 posts 2016-02-12T14:22:48.480

1 Glass thickness for plywood tank 2016-04-22T23:50:36.323

1 Replace load bearing studs with 4x4 posts 2016-05-26T03:43:47.863

1 Correct placement for 1,200 lb pizza oven on wooden box I built 2016-08-02T04:25:38.637

1 How deep should piers be for a concrete block fence wall? 2017-01-31T11:53:51.273

1 Removing or replacing a post supporting a bolted joint in a long glue lam beam 2017-05-25T05:59:05.827

1 How are grade-level garage slabs typically connected to a basement wall? 2017-07-08T05:10:24.140

1 Does shear strength increase with the number of fasteners? 2017-07-15T13:32:59.590

1 How do I determine what load values I need to use when using door/windows header sizing tables? 2017-07-27T18:48:06.903

1 Calculating time constant for storage-tank water heater 2017-11-13T04:37:28.857

0 My 5th (top) floor apartment is shaking; what might cause this? 2013-01-12T00:44:31.717

0 Replacing a spanned "beam" with a cantilevered beam 2013-12-17T05:33:59.657

0 Permanent greenhouse structure materials 2016-07-21T22:04:41.877

0 How do I make my floating shelf stronger/less susceptible to vibrations? 2017-01-21T00:40:43.860

0 Cantilevered roof overhangs 2017-03-10T12:08:54.203

0 What kind of connector is this and where do I find it? 2017-05-22T05:44:33.887

0 dig out and finish my crawl space into a basement 2017-11-12T23:33:31.527

0 Mid span weight capacity 2018-02-24T20:01:48.637