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Bracing may refer to:

  • Guitar bracing, internal reinforcements of a classical or acoustic guitar
  • Aircraft wing bracing structure, external to the supported wing
  • bracing style, a type of indent style in computer programming

Bracings are used in construction of Buildings in order to provide resistance to the forces acting on it. A simple industrial building can deform under lateral loads. The bracing when provided in a planned manner effectively transforms lateral forces due to wind, earthquake and crane surge etc. to the foundation of the building. Thus a system of diagonal or lateral bracing is provided in order give stability to a building. Bracing can be Transverse Bracing and Longitudinal Bracing.

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