Figure 1-18. Joist with ledger plates
Figure 1-19. Joist connected
to a girder
c. Joist Hangers. When it is desirable to have the joists and girders flush, the ends of the joists
can be supported by joist hangers (see Figure 1-20). Joist hangers support joists at the girders. When
joists are hung using joist hangers, the maximum headroom is obtained below the girder.
Figure 1-20. Joist hangers