(c) Jeff R. Filler, Pell City, April 2023 `Components and Cladding’ … or C & C or `see and see’. In earlier posts we looked at the Main Wind Force Resisting System (MWFRS) wind forces on a couple buildings, specifically, …

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(c) Jeff R. Filler, Pell City, April 2023 In earlier posts we looked at the `main’, or `overall’, wind forces on a rather low, wide `shop’ (here and here), and on a relatively narrower and taller `house’ (here).  Specifically, we …

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Miles asked me to design a truss for his shop.  I grabbed my clipboard.  Wood? Yes.  Rough sawn?  Yes.  Rise/Run?  4/12.  Width?  21 feet.  (Hmmm … I am sketching as we go along.)  Oh, 20.  You mean 20 to center? …

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