Rotational Restraint in Girder-Supported Trusses
A Girder truss is one that is designed to be stronger than a standard truss in order to support other trusses and beams in a roof. When utilising a girder truss to support standard trusses perpendicular to it, the connection between the two must accomplish 3 things:
- Support the Load.
- Ensure Girder bottom chord cannot be separated from standard trusses.
- Prevent rotational forces from being applied to the standard truss.
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