Pennsylvania truss

Pennsylvania truss

[¦pen·səl¦vā·nyə ′trəs]
(civil engineering)
A truss characterized by subdivided panels, curved top chords on through trusses, and curved bottom chords on deck spans; used on long bridge spans.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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