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Truss Types

This is a visual guide to all the truss types supported by the ClearCalcs Truss Analysis Calculator. In each of the truss diagrams, the total truss height is marked with an 'h' and the total truss width is marked with a 'w'.

1. Flat Trusses 2. Roof Trusses 3. Scissors Trusses 4. Mono Trusses 5. Other (Gambrel Truss, Hip Truss)

1. Flat Trusses

Flat Warren Truss


Flat Pratt Truss


Flat Howe Truss


Flat Brown Truss


2. Roof Trusses

King Post Roof Truss


Single Fan Roof Truss


Simple Fink Roof Truss


Queen Post Roof Truss


Fink Roof Truss


Howe Roof Truss


Fan Roof Truss


Roof Tie Truss


Multi-Panel Roof Truss


Double Fink Roof Truss


Double Howe Roof Truss


Triple Fan Roof Truss


Attic Roof Truss


3. Scissors Trusses

Simple Scissors Truss


Howe Scissors Truss


Multi-Panel Scissors Truss


4. Mono Trusses

Mono Fink Truss


Mono Howe Truss


Mono Fink Scissors Truss


Mono Howe Scissors Truss


5. Other

Gambrel (Barn) Truss


Simple Hip Truss


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