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Constructing Environments A01. LOGBOOK Haotian Wu 668986 Week6

Knowledge map

Knowledge map

Tutorial Acticity

Glossary Rafter

Rafter: Beams that extend from the ridge to the wall plate in a roof system



Eave: The bottom edge of a roof, usually projecting over the building Purlin: The longitudinal and horizontal structure member in a roof system

Eave Andblackall, 2012

Ridge: The beam where two sloping roofs meet Soffit: The underside of eaves or overhangs Cantilever: A beam anchored at only one end.

Alloy: A mixture of metal and other elements.

Builders, 2014

Portal frame: a method of building and designing structures, primarily using steel or steel-reinforced precast concrete although they can also be constructed using laminated timber such as glulam

Ching, 2008

Reference list Andyblackall, 2012. View April 25, 2014. fter_construction.gif Builders ,2014. View April 25, 2014. imLsuMvMxwVmz47MBR41Mh7wGNzx3wtCuyw7

Ching, F. Building construction illustrated. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, 2008. Print