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Timber Trusses

  • Judith J. Stalnaker
  • Ernest C. Harris
Part of the VNR Structural Engineering Series book series (VNRSES)

Abstract

For long or moderate spans, wood trusses are often lighter, more economical, and more practical than wood beams. In addition, a structure using trusses usually is stiffer than one using beams of the same span; that is, it has smaller deflections.

Keywords

Allowable Stress Gusset Plate Truss Member Compression Member Chord Member 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Judith J. Stalnaker
    • 1
  • Ernest C. Harris
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Colorado at DenverDenverUSA

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