|6.2.2 Checking the loads to the timber beams|
|The coils rest on two beams of 15 x 15 cm cross-section and a length of t = 140 cm. The loaded length from each coil is r = 90 cm. With the extension of (t - r) = 50 cm and the load of 4.5 t the necessary section modulus for each beam is taken from the diagram in Figure 16 with about 280 cm³.
The beams have a section modulus of 513 cm³ (Table 1). Also the extension of 50 cm is well within permissible limits.
Figure 16: Required section modulus for timber beam bedding
Table 1: Section modules of timber beams (with 3 % shrinkage)
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