Introduction to Trusses
This two-day course is an introduction to trussed rafters for beginners in the Truss Industry.  It is structured to suit both designers and estimators and is usually associated with the level one MiTek 20/20 engineering courses.
Class Agenda
  •  Coffee and Welcome
  • Introduction and Objectives
  • What is a Truss?
  • A history of trussed rafters
  • Basic Design Principles
  • Truss Loading and Load Cases
  • Practical Roof Solutions with Trusses
  • Practical Roof Considerations and Common Roofing Problems
  • Design responsibility
  • Reading working drawings
  • The advantages and applications of trussed rafters
  • Processing an order
  • Course summary