Knee braces are the structural members that tie the roof system to the wall system. Spacing of knee braces
may vary under different conditions. Explain briefly. (Para 2-8e)
In a heavy truss why is it generally designed so that compression members are shorter than tension members?
In the construction of a heavy truss what actions are taken before the joint holes are bored? (Para 2-9e)
What is the difference in the installation of purlins for large roofs and small roofs? (Para 2-10)
Simplicity and economy are the key words in TO construction. How is economy in the use of studs
frequently accomplished? (Para 2-11b)