Sentence Examples

  • 64) of queen-post trusses alternately upright and inverted.
  • From 1840, trusses, chiefly of timber but with wrought-iron tensionrods and cast-iron shoes, were adopted in America.
  • Pp. 1-28.) These timber framed structures served as models for the earlier metal trusses which began to be used soon after 1850, and which, except in a few localities where iron is costly, have quite superseded them.
  • There are four cables, one on each side of the two main trusses or stiffening girders.
  • Intermediate piers support the trusses in the side spans.