arch truss

arch truss

[′ärch ‚trəs]
(civil engineering)
A truss having the form of an arch or arches.

arch truss

A truss having an arched upper chord (concave downward) and a straight bottom chord; there are vertical hangers between the two chords.
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Research on the nonlinear stability of the steel spatial arch truss with 120 m span and 0.
Similarly, a study will focus on Burr Arch truss systems to improve understanding of the design and connection details of Theodore Burr's designs.
Joseph Schofer, an engineering professor at Northwestern University, said the bridge's underlying arch truss stopped heavy pieces of steel from falling onto vehicles when the cars fell into the water.
The geometry of each arch truss, likewise, is defined by just two radii, which allowed it to be conveyed in simple two-dimensional plans and elevations, without the need for either three-dimensional work point schedules or exchange of electronic models.
The main spans over the channel consist of two tied arch truss spans and five steel box girder spans.
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Built in 1880, the bridge retains its original Burr arch truss construction and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.