Why is it that the for built-up beams, the Woodworks Program, as well as the "Built-up Beam Selection Table" in the Canadian Wood Design Manual, both seem to use a system factor of 1.1 for resisting moment, while the "Span Book" says in "Design Assumptions" that it uses a 1.2 system factor for bending in built-up floor beams?
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