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Analyzing Beams With More Than Three Spans
A member that has more than 3 spans will be split into two separate beams. This situation is shown here:
and then create a second beam with the right most 3 spans
and calculate each of them independently. In this way StruCalc can handle up to 6 spans for a single member. If your design has more than 6 spans you will see a warning with a yellow icon. In this case we suggest you review your design in MiTek to determine if you really need a beam with more than 6 spans.
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