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Warren truss

Type of structural truss based upon equilateral triangles / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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In structural engineering, a Warren truss or equilateral truss[1] is a type of truss employing a weight-saving design based upon equilateral triangles. It is named after the British engineer James Warren, who patented it in 1848.

Wills Creek Bollman Bridge, a short Warren truss bridge of 1871

Warren truss – some of the diagonals are under compression and some under tension