Figure 3-22.Different styles of truss shapes.
Figure 3-26.Roof purlin.
Figure 3-27.Ridge struts.
Figure 3-23.Diagonal braces-top chord plane.
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
There are many more steelworking terms that you
will come across as you gain experience. If a term is
Figure 3-24.Diagonal braces-bottom chord plane.
Figure 3-29.Eave strut.
Figure 3-25.Sway frame.