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What was the arrangement of the tie rods?

Thor Tandy  P.Eng
Victoria  BC
Canada


You answered...


>They came in a wide variety of formats.  Most were thin flexible trusses......... 

>.........pitch outward in that direction and not return.  Tie rods were sufficient to
>stop the outward movement in a six second 5.5 earthquake 0.1 g in hte
>churches I saw.  .......
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>John Nichols
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>>>I repaired a lot of church roofs pitched after the earthquake.(newcastle).......
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>>>John Nichols
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>>In what arrangement?
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>>Thor Tandy