Roof plate


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Roof plate

A wall plate that receives the lower ends of roof rafters.
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roof plate

A horizontal structural member that receives and supports the lower ends of the rafters of a roof; same as top plate, 1 or wall plate.
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Diencephalon: It appears to be consisted of a roof plate and two alar plates and lack the floor and basal plates.
It can be seen from the longitudinal section in Figure 5 that the stress concentration lies in the roof plate position on the front face of the working surface under four distance conditions between the working surface and fault.
The SO plate is usually not firmly fused to the adjacent skull roof plates in actinolepidoids.
A horizontal structural assembly called a roof plate is laid on top of the bale walls to bear and distribute the weight of the roof.
Nail a 2x6 roof plate seen in Photo 12) between the end of the ridge board and the last full-length rafter installed.
The arches are slightly inclined at different angles, braced by compression struts, and tied to the roof plate and floor slabs.