Open web member simply supported designed to provide support for floors and roofs of buildings, using hot rolled or cold formed steel elements.
Trusses and Joist Girders are primary elements typically supporting Joist at panel points. Joist Girders are generally designed as simply supported frames; however, they can be used in rigid frames to resist lateral loads.
The Bridging Elements are required to align joists and provide stability during mounting.
The bracing is the equivalent to bridging elements in the joist: their function is to provide lateral stability to the Bottom Chord of Joist Girders.