Vierendeel truss

noun Vie·ren·deel truss \ ˈvirənˌdāl- \
variants: or Vierendeel girder

Definition of Vierendeel truss

:an open-web truss with vertical members but without diagonals and with rigid joints

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Origin and Etymology of vierendeel truss

after M. Vierendeel, Belgian engineer who invented it in 1896


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