Constructing Environments A01. LOGBOOK Haotian Wu 668986 Week6
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.
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
Reference list Andyblackall, 2012. View April 25, 2014. http://www.andyblackall.co.uk/images/purlin_ra fter_construction.gif Builders ,2014. View April 25, 2014. https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/l0X1LcCzSK7_Wc6_ imLsuMvMxwVmz47MBR41Mh7wGNzx3wtCuyw7
Ching, F. Building construction illustrated. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, 2008. Print