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Strength and stiffness of light-frame sloped trusses

Ronald W. Wolfe

Strength and stiffness of light-frame sloped trusses

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory in [Madison, WI] .
Written in English

  • Roof trusses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRonald W. Wolfe, Donald H. Percival, Russell C. Moody.
    SeriesResearch paper FPL -- 471.
    ContributionsPercival, Donald H., Moody, R. C. 1942-, Forest Products Laboratory (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17669899M

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Strength and stiffness of light-frame sloped trusses by Ronald W. Wolfe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Strength and stiffness of light-frame sloped trusses. [Madison, WI]: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, (OCoLC) Strength and Stiffness of Light-Frame Sloped Trusses1 Ronald W. Wolfe,* Research General Engineer Donald H.

Percival,** Research Professor of Strength and stiffness of light-frame sloped trusses book Technology. A total of 78 trusses (Table 1) were tested as part of this research program.

All trusses were tested under a simu-lated gravity load for stiffness outside the assembly. In phase I, 21 trusses were fabricated for each roof, 7 in each of three stiffness categories. Of these, 12 trusses were tested to failure outside the assembly and 9 were used to.

Wood Trusses | Strength, Economy, Versatility 7 Truss Manufacture The factory manufacture of light frame trusses is demonstrated in Figure 3. Since wood trusses are custom made, the variety of roof pitches and location of lumber members entails complex cutting patterns.

Each member must fit snugly in place. The computer design of trusses. Framing General This chapter addresses elements of above-grade structural systems in residential construction.

As discussed in Chapter 1, the residential construction material most commonly used above grade Strength and stiffness of light-frame sloped trusses book the United States is light-frame wood; therefore, this chapter focuses on structural design that specifies standard.

System behaviour of wood truss assemblies Rakesh Gupta Oregon State University, USA Summary Wood truss assemblies are widely used in light frame construction all over the world.

Although the volume of literature on single trusses and joints is relatively huge, the system behaviour of truss assemblies has received only limited attention.

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