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I was wondering if anyone could give me some information to do with the max load a given beam can support. I have done some study in statics but it was along time ago.

I am considering a 6 metre distance, spanned by a rectangular timber beam. I was wondering what information other than the length, width, depth and modulus of elasticity of the timber was required? Also is there a formula to work it out?

Any information of this would be great.

cheers

PS This is my first post, i hope this is in the right section

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