tie beam

Isaac Kremer/ January 14, 2018/ / 0 comments

A tie; a horizontal structural member connected to the feet of principal rafters of a truss to prevent them from spreading. 2. A reinforced concrete beam distributing the horizontal forces from an eccentrically loaded pile cap or spread footing to other pile caps or footings. Photo from Jamestown Settlement, Jamestown, Virginia, 2019. (Phillips, 1994)

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