lattice truss

lattice truss

[′lad·əs ‚trəs]
(civil engineering)
A truss that resembles latticework because of diagonal placement of members connecting the upper and lower chords.

lattice truss

A truss consisting of upper and lower horizontal chords, connected by web members which cross each other, usually stiffened by joining at the intersection of the braces. See also: Truss

lattice truss

A truss consisting of upper and lower horizontal chords, connected by web members which cross each other; usually stiffened by joining at the intersections of the braces.
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gt;> Home to more than 50 covered bridges, the Granite State also owns and maintains the longest covered bridge in New England, at 449 feet: the 1866 Town lattice truss bridge linking Cornish, New Hampshire, and Windsor, Vermont, over the Connecticut River.
To develop more precise calibrated models, the researchers will study the recovered Bartonsville covered bridge, damaged in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene in 2011, to determine the performance of a Town lattice truss in carrying and distributing loads.
Built in 1887 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the bridge incorporates a wooden single-web, double-chord lattice truss theme inspired by the 19th-century architect Ithiel Town, a Connecticut native.