composite truss

composite truss

[kəm′päz·ət ′trəs]
(civil engineering)
A truss having compressive members and tension members.

composite truss

A truss whose compressive members are timber and whose tension members are metal (usually steel).
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175 as steel-concrete composite truss bridge and thus the renewal of the corresponding substructures.
Steel-concrete composite truss is a new type of structure developed in recent years.
The composite truss concept has been applied to large-span bridges such as railway bridges.
In 2009, steel-concrete composite truss was used in Xi'an-Pingliang Railway.
This innovative composite truss structure was initially used in China, which needs experimental and numerical analysis to fully understand the safety and serviceability.
Houhecun Bridge, Mawujing Bridge and Taiyu Bridge on Xi'an-Pingliang Railway all have a same span of 80 m adopting steel-concrete composite truss, as shown in Fig.
The end joint of top chord of composite truss (Fig.
In regard to the structure of single-track composite truss bridge, the max force is about 9000 kN.
It is feasible to connect the steel and the concrete with PBL shear connectors in composite truss joints.
2]) roof of lead sheet pugging, membrane and oak ceiling boards, is supported by a composite truss of white American oak rafters, stainless-steel tie-rods and intermediate circular posts.
Atlantic Research Corporation (ARC) has applied its automated 3D Through-the- Thickness(R) braiding technology to produce lightweight composite truss section decking.
The DualDeck is comprised of two flat slabs joined by steel tension and compression members, resulting in a composite truss that when placed in a multistory building, such as the Hyatt House Naples, becomes the finished ceiling of one level and the floor of the level above.