Clear, thorough, and easy-to-follow, with nearly 200 helpful illustrations, WOOD-FRAME HOUSE CONSTRUCTION offers a detailed, informative guide to construction techniques invaluable for the do-it-yourselfer or as a review for the professional.The truss- frame has been accepted by major model building codes and has been successfully used in all parts of the country. ... building code. Rafters and beams in particular are designed for maximal snow load conditions. ... Failures reported are generally in commercial buildings with long spans over large open spaces.
|Title||:||Wood-Frame House Construction|
|Author||:||Gerald E. Sherwood, Robert C. Stroh|
|Publisher||:||Courier Corporation - 1990|