parallel-chord truss

flat-chord truss

A truss in which the top and bottom chords are approximately flat and parallel.
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The central building is a two-track railway bridge as parallel-chord truss bridge with a constant height above three fields.
The central building is a double-track railway bridge as a parallel-chord truss bridge with a constant height above three fields.
Their design featured a deck of 2 by 6 Douglas-fir placed longitudinally over 12 engineered I-joist transverse floor beams supported by 2 outside parallel-chord trusses incorporating a tension rod suspension of "M" configuration.
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