span
(ft)

spacing








ASTM designation and yield
stress

live load (psf)

dead load (psf)













allow. live load deflection =
span/





allow. total load deflection
= span/







Mmax (ftkips)

Vmax (kips)

Lightest choice





















reduction coeff:

live load used:





































Checks:


errors:



span must be greater than 0




spacing must be greater than
0




live load must be greater or
equal to 0




dead load must be greater or
equal to 0




LL defl. demoninator must be
greater than 0




TL defl. denominator must be
greater than 0




at least one bending, shear,
or deflection criterion must be 'yes'





alternative method errors:



Alternative moment must be
greater than 0




Alternative shear must be
greater than 0







warnings:







