diagonal brace

diagonal brace

diagonal braces
An inclined structural member in compression and/or tension; usually employed to stabilize a frame against horizontal forces, such as wind.
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Once Ocean Endeavor reached Palermo, the Harris Pye repair team mobilised to work on the remaining steel repairs, and painting of the ballast tanks, including an additional contract to repair a section of column diagonal brace.
So add a diagonal brace under joists before you tear off the old decking.
From testing, it is observed that inplane shear strength of concrete frame with steel diagonal brace increases 2.
Talking of the entry relating to gates, this is why England in Par-ticular is a little gem: "In Devon and parts of Cornwall gates have perhaps five or six bars, two verticals and a diagonal brace from the top bar at the harr-ends with the brace starting high above the top bar.
To simplify the structural analog for the case of multiple truss webs in a row, the diagonal brace was neglected and a single truss web was analyzed.
It also provides optional terminating action for the inspections and is necessary to detect and correct cracking of the vertical chords adjacent to the lower spar fitting, which could result in separation of the diagonal brace load path.
Then sight down the long back wall to make sure it's straight before you nail the diagonal brace across the center wall.
This AD requires repetitive detailed visual and ultrasonic inspections to detect missing, broken or damaged taperlock bolts in the diagonal brace underwing fittings and corrective actions if necessary.
Then nail on a diagonal brace to hold the wall plumb until the sheathing is installed.
The most sturdy gates have a rectangular frame with a diagonal brace running from the top of the latch post to the bottom of the hinge post.