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
Install diagonal brace
wire from just above ground level on the anchor post to about the level of the horizontal rail on the brace post.
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
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.
Then screw a diagonal brace
to the frame to hold it square.