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Floor Framing

The Floor Framing module within SteelSmart® System provides analysis and design of common floor joists and beams constructed with light steel framing TSN JamStud® and ‘cee’ sections.

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Users may select from 4 standard floor joist and 4 standard beam configurations, or create a custom floor or beam assembly. The standard floor/beam spans are the following:

  • Simple joist
  • Simple span joist with cantilever
  • Double span joist
  • Double span joist with cantilever
  • Simple beam
  • Simple span beam with cantilever
  • Double span beam
  • Double span beam with cantilever

Each design scenario results in the selection of the members, connectors, and fasteners for the assembly.

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