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Lateral Movement of Unbraced Trusses During Construction

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  Paper number  014011,  2001 ASAE Annual Meeting. (doi: 10.13031/2013.7444) @2001
Authors:   David R. Bohnhoff
Keywords:   Truss, Truss erection, Temporary truss bracing, Wood engineering, Buckling

Factors contributing to lateral buckling potential of trusses during construction are presented along with equations for determining maximum spacing of temporary lateral bracing.

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