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Valley Trusses Sun City SC

Valley Truss Connection Design

Sun City Hilton Head, Bluffton SC

 

Report describing evaluation of connection design for "valley" roof trusses at a large development in South Carolina, near the ocean, has been issued. PulteGroup is the builder / developer.

 

The entire report has been divided into short sections (below) which can be downloaded. Homeowners will likely be most interested in the Cover Letter, Section 2, Section 10, Section 11 and Appendix A.

 

For the seven (7) hardcopies issued in mid-August, the following editorial corrections have been made;

Pages 22, 23 (Section 5)

Page 35 (Section 7)

Page 44 (Section 8)

 

Cover Letter.pdf (PDF — 3 MB)

 

 

 

 

Section 1 Introduction.pdf (PDF — 3 MB)

 

 

 

 

 

Section 2 Summary Of Conclusions.pdf (PDF — 4 MB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section 3 Background.pdf (PDF — 5 MB)

 

 

 

 

 

Section 4 Engineer Documents.pdf (PDF — 5 MB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section 5 NDS and TR12.pdf (PDF — 5 MB)

 

 

 

 

Section 6 Building Code Provisions.pdf (PDF — 4 MB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section 7 Connection Capacity.pdf (PDF — 4 MB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section 8 Evaluation of Engineer Documents.pdf (PDF — 7 MB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section 9 Truss Manufacturer Drawings.pdf (PDF — 3 MB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section 10 Recommendations.pdf (PDF — 1 MB)

 

 

 

 

 

Section 11 Photos.pdf (PDF — 2 MB)

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix A Valley Truss drawings JFM.pdf (PDF — 856 KB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix B Truss diagrams.pdf (PDF — 6 MB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix C1 Engineer nail calculation Feb 2007.pdf (PDF — 4 MB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix C2 Engineer screw calculation.pdf (PDF — 6 MB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix D NDS code provisions.pdf (PDF — 3 MB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix E General Dowel Equations.pdf (PDF — 700 KB)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appendix F Calculations JFM.pdf (PDF — 1 MB)