diagonal bracing

diagonal bracing

A system of inclined members for bracing the angles between the members of a structural frame against horizontal forces, such as wind.
See also: Brace
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Cross And Diagonal Bracing Provided In Gi Finish For The Vertical Section Apporx -40 Mm X 20 Mm X 10 Mm.
On the exterior, metal planters with diagonal bracing and steelbean framing pay homage to the local oil rigs off in the distance.
The mentioned frame with a single diagonal bracing, under cyclic loading (Fig.
A major disadvantage of diagonal bracing (conventional bracing) is that the diagonal connections are expensive to fabricate and erect, uplift in columns and low ductility (Stafford Smith, Coull 1991).
In this study, diagonal bracing configuration has been selected since it is the most suitable bracing configuration to be applied for strengthening the GLD building.
The diagonal bracing members of braced frames are often hollow structural sections because of their compression load efficiency and aesthetic appearance.
I tied the diagonal bracing into the gussets and joists to add even more stability to the structure.
Like something dashed off in the lunch hour, the building is reduced and abstracted to a grid of diagonal bracing as Richard and Renzo recast Cedric's Fun Palace for the Rue Beaubourg.
You'll need most of them for blocking to support the soffit plywood along the eaves and around the edges of the portico, for siding backers on the end common truss, and for diagonal bracing for the end trusses.
The timber framing of these load-bearing partitions is much heavier than on a normal modern lightweight partition and will tend to include diagonal bracing to give better support.
The multi-link system, which BMW refers to as Central Link, adds dual diagonal bracing and other specific reinforcements to help beef up the underbody area where the suspension attaches.
With the aid of a helper, stand up each end frame, space them 90 inches apart, and add temporary diagonal bracing to keep them vertical, Attach bench frames to connect with bench beams at three places per end: (A) two 2 1/2-inch screws through end of inner (87-inch) bench frame into shorter (44-inch) 2-by-6 bench beam; (B) two 2 1/2-inch screws through longer (67-inch) bench beam into end of inner bench frame; and (C) two 2 1/2-inch screws through ends of outer bench frame into longer bench beam.