The total weight of all structural materials that are relatively constant over time, such as framing, trusses, purlins, sheathing, roofing, ceiling covering, plus all collateral loads.
The degree to which a structural member is displaced when subjected to a load.
Refers to the dead and live loads in which the roof or floor is designed to support.
The bottom-side of the roof that extends past the outside walls of a building, or the roof’s lower edge of the overhang.
A vertical wall built at the end of a structure, which is perpendicular to the ridge of the building.
The hinged door in which gives access to the inside of a building.
Any broad, flat and horizontal surface covering the outer edge of roof rafters. These sometimes support gutters.
A triangular portion of the front or side of a building between the edges of a sloping roof.
The projection of the roof that extends past the exterior wall.