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Engineered Truss Test (Continuing Education)

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Engineered Truss Test

Draw a king post truss

Draw a 'Howe" Truss

Draw a "Fink" truss, sometimes referred to as a "W" truss

Roof trusses are engineered to span longer distances, and are cost effective. What is another benefit of using engineered trusses?
  1. Cut down on construction time
  2. House more insulation
  3. Use larger framing members
  4. None of the above
What type of truss is generally used to create an interior vaulted ceiling?
  1. Howe truss
  2. Fink truss
  3. Pratt truss
  4. Scissor truss
What type of truss can be used to create a flat roof? This is a similar truss design that is used for floor trusses in place of floor joists.
  1. Scissor truss
  2. Fink truss
  3. W truss
  4. Warren truss
A carpenter is more involved with the erection of a truss roof rather than the construction of the trusses themselves. A                  is often used while erecting trusses to help the carpenters get the trusses onto the roof, and increase the ease of installation.
There is a truss that is labelled T4 and is meant to be the 4th truss to be installed. What is carpenters responsible to check before he starts to install the trusses?

What must be done with the first truss that is installed in a roof system?
  1. Braced level and plumb
  2. Checked for damage
  3. Installed in the correct position
  4. All of the above
When installing roof trusses, they generally come with a plan which shows which truss goes where on the roof. This plan will also show additional                      that is required.
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