Bowstring Truss Failures, Part 2: Repair Methods

DonanEngineering Commercial & Residential Roofing, Forensic Engineering, Structural Damage & Collapse

Have you checked out Bowstring Truss Failures, Part 1: Deficiencies & Failure Causes?   Typical Bowstring Truss Repair Methods Bowstring trusses can be retrofitted to remedy design problems and to increase the load capacity to meet the current code requirements. This is accomplished by first analyzing the trusses using frame analysis software with the current code-required loading and then upgrading …