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truss

Tony Atkins and Marcel Escudier

in A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199587438
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191752308
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A statically-determinate framework comprising one or more triangular units connected at the ends by pin joints such that the individual members are in tension or compression but carry no moments. ...

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Subjects: Mechanical Engineering

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