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  • howe truss — ˈhau̇ noun Usage: usually capitalized H Etymology: after William Howe died 1852 American inventor : a truss having vertical and diagonal members between the upper and lower horizontal members …   Useful english dictionary

  • Truss bridge — for a single track railway, converted to pedestrian use and pipeline support Ancestor Beam bridge[ …   Wikipedia

  • Howe, William — ▪ American inventor born May 12, 1803, Spencer, Mass., U.S. died Sept. 19, 1852, Springfield, Mass.       U.S. inventor who pioneered in the development of truss bridges in the U.S.       An uncle of Elias Howe, the sewing machine inventor,… …   Universalium

  • Howe, William — SUBJECT AREA: Civil engineering [br] b. 12 May 1803 Spencer, Massachusetts, USA d. 19 September 1852 Springfield, Massachusetts, USA [br] American bridge engineer. [br] He was uncle of Elias Howe and spent his youth in the neighbourhood of his… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Truss — For other uses, see Truss (disambiguation). In architecture and structural engineering, a truss is a structure comprising one or more triangular units constructed with straight members whose ends are connected at joints referred to as nodes.… …   Wikipedia

  • William Howe — may refer to:* William Howe (actor) (born 1994), actor * William Howe (architect), patented Howe Truss for covered bridges * William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe (1729–1814), British general during American Revolutionary War * William Dean Howe… …   Wikipedia

  • William Howe (architect) — William Howe was an American architect. Born in Spencer Massachusetts, He patented the Howe Truss design for covered bridges in 1840.citation|title=PDFlink| [http://www.nr.nps.gov/multiples/64000546.pdf Covered Bridges of Washington County TR /… …   Wikipedia

  • Brown truss — A Brown truss is a type of bridge truss, used in covered bridges. It is noted for its economical use of materials and is named after the inventor, Josiah Brown Jr., of Buffalo, New York, who patented it July 7, 1857 as US patent 17,722.cite… …   Wikipedia

  • Covered bridge — The Cogan House Covered Bridge over Larrys Creek, Cogan House Township, Pennsylvania, U.S. Ancestor Truss bridge, others …   Wikipedia

  • Buskirk Bridge — Infobox Bridge bridge name = Buskirk Bridge caption = official name = carries = crosses = Hoosic River locale = maint = id = design = mainspan = length = width = height = load = clearance = below = traffic = begin = complete = open = closed =… …   Wikipedia

  • Niles Canyon Railway — Reporting mark NICX Locale Alameda County, California, USA …   Wikipedia

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