Main tie

Main tie

The lower tension member of a roof truss which connects the feet of the principal rafters.

main tie

In a roof truss, a member which connects the feet of the rafters.
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KBF fixtures secretary Joseph Amoko said there will be a total of 10 matches on the card with the main tie being the semi-final pitting former champions Ulinzi Warriors against Blades.
Therefore, to design the main tie of the studied deep beam it is necessary to find out the variation of the tensile force as the reinforcement tie area is increased.
Beyond the similar materials and the flower elements, the main tie between them is the wheat stalks--the symbol of fertility--which the Naive wears on her hip and the Fiance as his belt.
The Ambassador expressed happiness over this cultural event which focuses on music as a main tie binding all cultures.
The 28/32 machine features a new simplified, more rigid design using two main tie rods without the need for pins and bushings between the cope and drag.
Surprisingly, ITV have chosen Manchester United's encounter with Tottenham Hotspur as the weekend's main tie, which will be televised at prime time on Saturday evening.
In the other main tie, Swansea should be too strong for Pontypridd - even at Sardis Road, where the House of Pain is not as painful as it used to be.
all tie-in work shall be accomplished using gravity bypass operations (contractor responsibility) with main force main tie ins accomplished during planned outages of the falls run pump station limited to the low-flow period between the week day hours of 11 pm and 5 am (total required project outage interval not to exceed 5 hours duration).
Tenders are invited for Nine (9) 2" mill & pave projects; also include quantities to remove and replace seven (7) curb inlets, removal and replacement of existing pipe to tie in the proposed curb inlets, extension of an existing 8" water main tie in to the new 8" water main, installation of eight (8) new 3/4" copper water services including curb and gutter removal and replacement for each new service, mill 2" and replaced with 2" of new asphalt.
The project will require construction of main ties on Pah Rah Drive, Panama Drive and Pyramid Hwy, removal/demolition of the Spring Creek tanks, modification of the Canoe Hill intertie, retirement of the Blue Skies flow control valve and a main tie connection south of the Lazy 5 intertie.
Assuming the North Valleys Integration project is constructed in FY 2016 as planned, the improvements will consist of a pressure regulating station supplied by a main tie to the medium-high pressure 24-inch Lemmon Drive main.
SCHEDULE: In FY 2017 the Lakeridge pump station will be relocated or replaced in an underground installation that will include a pressure regulator and main tie to correct pressure and fire flow deficiencies on Park Ridge Circle.