Warren truss

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Warren truss

[′wär·ən ‚trəs]
(civil engineering)
A truss having only sloping members between the top and bottom horizontal members.

warren truss

A truss having parallel upper and lower chords, with connecting members which are inclined, forming a series of approximately equilateral triangles. See also: Truss

Warren truss, Warren girder

A form of truss having parallel upper and lower chords, with connecting members which are inclined, forming a series of approximately equilateral triangles.

Warren truss

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A form of truss structure, comprising upper and lower chords joined by symmetrical members only, used for an aircraft fuselage in which the diagonal members carry both tensile and compression loads. In this arrangement, the upper and lower chords are joined by the web members that form a shape resembling the letter W.
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