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Re: Lateral bracing of steel trusses

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At 10:37 AM 3/6/01 -0600, you wrote:
I'm designing a steel truss, span 120', and need some references regarding
the bracing of the bottom chords of the steel truss.  There is no uplift
loads on the truss, so the bottom chord is not in compression.
Thank you in advance.

Simon Solorio, PE



David Handy, P.Eng.
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