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  1. tony1851 replied to the thread Structural Engineer vs Fabricator: FIGHT!.

    For 'simple' connections (eg those that do not transmit bending moments) the SE does not normally design the connection him/herself but...

    28 Oct 2020 at 10:06 PM
  2. tony1851 replied to the thread Structural Engineer vs Fabricator: FIGHT!.

    It isn't the SE's job to provide accurate measurements of lengths of beams, or positioning of holes for bolted connections etc. The SE...

    28 Oct 2020 at 4:35 PM
  3. tony1851 replied to the thread Conversion with planning due tomorrow! Help please!.

    Unfortunately, OP doesn't seem to have updated us - this was nearly three months ago.

    28 Oct 2020 at 11:38 AM
  4. tony1851 replied to the thread Pillar between door and window on extension.

    To make life difficult, I think they mean you to measure from the centreline of the wall.

    27 Oct 2020 at 6:26 PM
  5. tony1851 replied to the thread Pillar between door and window on extension.

    17mm or 27mm - makes no difference - still OK. If it was a narrow pier beween two doors (instead of between a window and a door) that...

    27 Oct 2020 at 6:21 PM
  6. tony1851 attached a file to the thread Pillar between door and window on extension.

    It's all here..... It's quite simple; P² x L³ + W° + Ω = length, except on alternate Mondays. [ATTACH]

    2020-10-27_181320.jpg 27 Oct 2020 at 6:15 PM
  7. tony1851 replied to the thread Size beam required to support stud wall?.

    That stuff is only guidance. Would anyone be using a wheelchair on a first floor landing. If that was the case, presumably they'd also...

    27 Oct 2020 at 6:06 PM
  8. tony1851 replied to the thread Pillar between door and window on extension.

    A shortfall of 17mm in this instance can always be proved acceptable by structural calcs.

    27 Oct 2020 at 6:01 PM
  9. tony1851 replied to the thread Pillar between door and window on extension.

    Single (uncut) blocks best; use plenty of ties.

    27 Oct 2020 at 11:04 AM
  10. tony1851 replied to the thread Purlin Position.

    Assume the purlin is roughly halfway up the slope? If you moved the purlin to - say - ¾ up the slope, the potential deflection of the...

    26 Oct 2020 at 7:21 PM
  11. tony1851 replied to the thread Concrete beams? Previous garage conversion.

    Like, don't understand what's - like - going on?

    26 Oct 2020 at 6:35 AM
  12. tony1851 replied to the thread Loft conversion - roof insulation.

    For roof insulation, you're looking at a total 100mm min. thickness if using PIR. So if you had - say - 50 between the rafters, you'd...

    23 Oct 2020