Designs for Glued Trusses
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MidWest Plan Service
Criteria for selection, construction, and erection of glued trusses are found here. Designs for 9,004 plywood-gusset wood trusses are featured.
Also featured are 78 truss selection tables, with data for trusses with 20-feet
to 60-feet spans; 3/12-, 4/12-, and 5/12-slopes; 2 feet-, 4 feet-, and 8 feet-spacings;
0-, 5-, and 8-psf ceilings; roof loads from 12- to 100-psf; and lumber grades
of 1,100f, 1,400f, and 1,600f. Maximum allowable roof loads are given for each
Caution and warranty disclaimer
Because this book presents truss plans that
are based on old or outdated building codes, the truss plans are to be used
only as conceptual information. Neither MidWest Plan Service nor any
of the cooperating land-grand universities and their respective agents or
employees have made and do not make any representation, warranty, or covenant
with respect to the specifications for the trusses described in the book.
Additional professional services will be
required to tailor the trusses described in this book to your situation.
- Assurance of compliance with
codes and regulations
- Review of specifications for materials and equipment
- Supervision of site selection
- Bid letting
MWPS9, reviewed January 2002