couple roof

18:35 Nov 6, 2013
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / roofing
English term or phrase: couple roof
It is just the title of a paragraph in a manual.
"This is the simplest method of producing a pitched
roof, consisting of pairs, or couples of rafters pitched
against each other at their heads, with feet bearing
on opposite walls. It is economical, but is structurally
limited as heavy supporting walls are required
to resist outward spread. When a steep pitch is
combined with low eaves, the resulting clear roof
space can be used to advantage..."
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