In metal building systems, girts are frequently constructed from cold-formed steel 'Z' sections in a manner similar to roof purlins. These sections can be lapped and nested at the supports which creates a continuous beam configuration between the bays. See also Girt Bar located on the 737 used to deploy the escape slide.
An equivalent element in roof construction is a purlin.
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