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Bridging or "roll rods" are the critical item.  New Zealand engineers have been doing this, with significant slopes  since whenever.  The joist need to be checked for bi-axial bending.

Thor A Tandy P.Eng, MCSCE
Victoria BC
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Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2000 6:03 AM
Subject: RE: Framing Decisions


I recently worked on a conceptual building design which had a
similar framing concept.  My roof joists were on a 2:12 slope and were
................kind of substantial roof loads probably would not work.

Sincerely,  Michael D. Ritter, PE

> Michael Zaitz wrote:
> Hello, I have a warehouse building approximately 500' by 320'