Definition of Truss bridge
1. Noun. A bridge supported by trusses.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Truss Bridge
Literary usage of Truss bridge
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"this bridge was replaced by a pin-connected truss bridge having 24 ... The braced girder or truss bridge is the most common form of bridge now in use. ..."
2. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1890)
"A. Taking the Platte River and its characteristics, with the channel as wide and no denned channel, I prefer a stringer bridge to a truss bridge. ..."
3. Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of by Milo Smith Ketchum (1918)
"Details of a low riveted truss bridge with a reinforced concrete floor carried ... Details of a low riveted truss bridge with a reinforced concrete floor ..."
4. The Design of Highway Bridges of Steel, Timber and Concrete by Milo Smith Ketchum (1920)
"The " fish-bellied " truss bridge shown in Fig. ... riveted above the lower chords, is a decided improvement upon the usual type of low truss bridge. ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"It consists of a simple truss bridge 393 feet 9 inches long, ... In the French design a suspension bridge was used instead of the simple truss bridge. ..."