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Truss Resources

Truss Configurations

truss configurations

Truss Terms

Common roof truss terms

truss diagram with vocab words

Floor truss elements

floor truss diagram

Floor truss details

Top chord bearing
Top chord bearing diagram

Cantilever
Cantilever diagram

Beam pocket
Beam pocket diagram

Typical Floor Truss Spans & Depths

May vary depending on loads required - analyzed in 6" increments (Deflection=L/360)

Depth▼ Spacing▶ 12" 16" 19.2" 24"
12" 20'6" 20'6" 20'6" 19'0"
14" 23'6" 23'6" 23'0" 19'0"
16" 27'0" 25'6" 25'0" 21'6"
18" 31'6" 27'0" 25'0" 23'6"
20" 35'6" 30'6" 27'6" 25'0"
22" 35'6" 30'6" 27'6" 25'0"
24" 36'0" 32'6" 30'6" 26'0"