evenly along truss members.
surface located at the outer end of a roof overhang
or cantilever end.
A heel cut
which has been made with a zero butt
The portion of
the roof above the eave line of a double sloped
manufactured to the profile of the mating standard
truss. It has vertical “in-plane” members fastened to
the chords instead of diagonal web members. It is not
a structural truss and requires continuous support by
a bearing wall or other load bearing element such as
a beam along the bottom chord.
A roof having
two slopes on each side, the lower slope usually
steeper that the upper one. Generally seen on farm
designed to carry heavy loads from the structural
members framing into it. Usually a multiple ply
snow load data based on geographical area. Used to
design carrying capacities or roof
(wood, composite or steel) located between stud,
joist, rafter, or truss openings.
The point on
the truss where the top and bottom chords