Figure 3-22. - Different styles of truss shapes.
Figure 3-26. - Roof purlin.
Figure 3-27. - Ridge struts.
Figure 3-23. - Wall girt.
Figure 3-28. - Wall girt.
Another longitudinal member similar to purlins and girts is an cave strut. This member is attached to the column at the point where the top chord of a truss and the column meet at the cave of the structure. (See fig. 3-29.)
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Figure 3-24. - Diagonal braces-bottom chord plane.
Figure 3-29. - Eave strut.
Figure 3-25. - Sway frame.Continue Reading