Conventional Roof Framing - Principles That Bring Good Design

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TypeArticle
Journal titleHousing Note, National Research Council Canada, Division of Building Research
Volume16
Pages3
SubjectRoofs
AbstractTwo principles must be followed to obtain adequate roof strength: the rafters must be strong enough so they will not break in bending, and the rafters must be prevented from spreading apart when the roof is loaded with snow.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteReprinted from Canadian Builder, Vol. XIV, No. 2, February 1964, p. 46-48
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierHN-16
NRC number6647
NPARC number20359004
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