R804.3.3.2 Hip Members
Hip members shall be fabricated from C-shape members and track section, which shall have minimum sizes determined in accordance with Table R804.3.3.2. The C-shape member and track section shall be connected at a maximum spacing of 24 inches (610 mm) using No. 10 screws through top and bottom flanges in accordance with Figure R804.3.2.4. The depth of the hip member shall match that of the roof rafters and jack rafters, or shall be based on an approved design for a beam pocket at the corner of the supporting wall.
HIP MEMBER SIZES, 33 ksi STEEL
|BUILDING WIDTH |
|HIP MEMBER DESIGNATIONa|
|Equivalent ground snow load (psf)|
|0 to 20||21 to 30||31 to 50||51 to 70|
For SI: 1 foot = 304.8 mm, 1 pound per square foot = 0.0479 kPa.
- The web depth of the roof rafters and jack rafters is to match at the hip or they shall be installed in accordance with an approved design.