Lecture 8 - Reading Drawings IV - Roof Framing

Lecture 8 - Reading Drawings IV - Roof Framing - Lecture 8...

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Lecture 8 Reading Drawings IV Roof Framing Types of roofs Construction terms Truss-framed roofs Rafter-framed roofs
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Types of roofs
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Roof construction terms
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Roof construction terms Rafter-Framed Roofs
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Truss-framed roofs General information (pitch, dimensions, spacing) of trusses used in a building can be seen in plans, elevations, and section views Engineering information of the trusses is presented in a delivery sheet prepared by the engineer, which contains the following information: - Profile: a small drawing showing the basic shape of the truss - Quantity: number of each type of trusses needed for the building - Truss ID: the engineer’s letter/number designation for that truss type - Span: the distance between the outside walls the truss will cover. - Truss type: some trusses are referred to as piggyback trusses. Large trusses can be too large to transport to the construction site, so they are delivered in two parts. The top of the main truss is flat, so the piggyback
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2009 for the course CEM CEM 125 taught by Professor Tanghnguyen during the Fall '08 term at CSU Long Beach.

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