2 Lubrication of Truss Chord
Every 2 weeks C Expansion Slides A.
When an unbraced truss chord is assumed to be continuous in the structural analysis, bending moments will exist in all panels.
The truss chord size was varied from 2 by 4 to 2 by 12.
Screw each truss chord to the tie plate (Photo 18 inset).
B) through the floor of the loft and into a block positioned between the truss chords.
The adjacent truss chords overlap on alternating sections providing zones suitable for splice joints.
The artist's geometry was rationalised to use a pair of repeating radial zig-zag centrelines for all radial truss chords.
To keep the attic cooler, opt for a lighter color roofing material, insist on an externally baffled ridge vent, consider increasing the insulation thickness in the attic or staple a reflective film to the bottom of the top truss chords
Typically, ducts will be placed on the gypsum board or lower truss chords
, and loose-fill insulation will be installed to a particular ceiling assembly R-value.
If the bathroom is situated on the second floor, keep in mind that existing roof truss chords
or ceiling joists may need structural reinforcement.
The contractor, Chesterfield Associates (Westport Island, Maine), and Jan Lewandoski (Greensboro Bend, Vermont), the subcontractor for heavy timber fabrication, chose the option of glulam southern yellow pine timbers for the truss chords
LSL, a structural engineered wood product based on wood-strand technology, is used in a wide variety of residential construction applications including headers and beams, wall studs, roof beams and rafters, truss chords
, rim boards and stair stringers.