Sentence Examples


  • A truss of straw contains 36 lb, of old hay 56 lb, of new hay 60 lb.
  • In the form of boxes with top and bottom plates, side plates, and angles with proper stiffening bars on the side plates, or " I's," or lattice, or other forms of truss work.
  • The singular Colossus bridge, built in 1812 over the Schuylkill, a kind of flat arched truss, had a span of 340 ft.
  • 20 shows a Fink truss, a characteristic early American type, with cast iron compression and wrought iron tension members.
  • - It is convenient to consider beam girder or truss bridges, and it is the stresses in the main girders which primarily require to be determined.