arched truss

arched truss

A truss with an arched upper chord and a straight bottom chord, with vertical hangers between the two chords.
See also: Truss
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The most notable reminders of its period past are the exposed arched trusses to the first floor and triangular topped windows.
Well-insulated bands of composition board are wrapped over the arched trusses, and seven prefabricated shapes are used in different configurations to suggest a greater complexity of form.
The Loudenslager Stephens Akro Laser 200 was lifted by crane and hung by cable from one of the aviation hangar's ten-story-high arched trusses. The aviation hangar--with a length of three football fields--will ultimately display some 200 aircraft.
The laminated wood arched trusses are 27 ft above the ice at the bottom chord, and 47 ft high at the top of the arch.
The undulating roof structure is no less inventive, hung from huge arched trusses that span yirtually the width of the market hall.
The basic approach is simple: arched trusses of triangular cross section span the whole width of the huge space at 25 m centres.