Eyebar

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eyebar

[′ī‚bär]
(design engineering)
A metal bar having a hole or eye through each enlarged end.

Eyebar

A metal tension member having an enlarged end, and containing a hole used to make a pinned connection to another part of the structure.

eyebar

A bar with an eye at either one end or each end; used as a tension member in a steel truss; a pin passes through the eye, forming a joint.
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Truss eye-bars, due to a low fatigue-detail category deserve special attention.
He was also responsible for reanchoring a substantial portion of a Manhattan Bridge main cable (a national award winner) and reinforcing the anchorage eye-bars on the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge.