catenary arch

catenary arch

An arch that takes the form of an inverted catenary, i.e., the curve formed by a flexible cord hung between the two points of support.
See also: Arch

catenary arch

An arch which takes the form of an inverted catenary.
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A curved-in-plane nonprismatic beam in the form of a Catenary arch is loaded with a uniformly distributed load moving at a variable velocity.
Unique design based on the Catenary Arch, a simple, visually appealing and structurally sound design