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Used in all forms of building construction for centuries, wood trusses have appeared in a wide variety of forms. They utilized many different wood and nonwood structural components. Development of preengineered, prefabricated, lightweight wood and wood-steel composite trusses, however, significantly altered previous practices, which employed relatively complex and labor-intensive types of trusses, each truss requiring a detailed engineering analysis. As a result, repetitive designs

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