Term of the Road Dictionary

truss girder

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Structures Bridges
  • Definition : Open-web girder with two flanges that are rigidly connected by diagonal and sometimes also by vertical members. Note: depending on the configuration of these members, a distinction is made between K truss girders, N truss girders, X truss girders, diamond girders, and Warren truss girders.

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