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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by 16-ft., single span structure features a Town lattice truss design, with laminated arches that were added in 1972.
>> 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.
Russell, "Anisotropic continuum models for beamlike lattice trusses," Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, vol.
The work is seeing the removal of the existing roadway, refurbishment of the bridge's lattice trusses and building of a replacement roadway.
The work is seeing the removal of the existing roadway, refurbishment of the bridges' lattice trusses and building of a replacement roadway.
Rheda City is characterised by simple construction technology: modified bi-block sleepers with lattice trusses facilitate installation and guarantee precise track gauge at the same time.
The bridge is supported by Town lattice trusses, named for Ithiel Town who received his first patent for this truss configuration in 1820.
Elliptical on plan, it has a roof (designed by the Ingerop group) supported by 16 tubular steel masts,from which hangers suspend radial asymmetrical lattice trusses. Apart from its size and general elegance, the most memorable thing about the roof is its inner annulus.