Pratt truss

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English-Spanish architecture and construction dictionary. 2013.

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  • pratt truss — ˈprat noun Usage: usually capitalized P Etymology: from the name Pratt : a truss having vertical members between the upper and lower members and diagonal members sloping toward the center …   Useful english dictionary

  • Double-Span Metal Pratt Truss Bridge — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • Chapman Creek Pratt Truss Bridge — U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

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

  • Pratt — is a surname, may refer to:* Al Pratt (baseball), American baseball player * Atom (Al Pratt), fictional comics character The Atom * Andy Pratt (baseball), American baseball player * Andy Pratt (singer songwriter), American singer songwriter, the… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Pratt, Thomas Willis — SUBJECT AREA: Civil engineering [br] b. 4 July 1812 Boston, Massachusetts, USA d. 10 July 1875 Boston, Massachusetts, USA. [br] American civil engineer, inventor of the Pratt truss. [br] The son of Caleb and Sally Pratt, Thomas Pratt attended… …   Biographical history of technology

  • truss — trusser, n. /trus/, v.t. 1. to tie, bind, or fasten. 2. to make fast with skewers, thread, or the like, as the wings or legs of a fowl in preparation for cooking. 3. to furnish or support with a truss or trusses. 4. to tie or secure (the body)… …   Universalium

  • Thomas Willis Pratt — Thomas Willis Pratt, born 1812 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, [cite book |last=Evans |first=June |coauthors=Evans, Benjamin |title=New England s Covered Bridges |publisher=University Press of New England |isbn=1584653205 |pages=Page 8 ] was an… …   Wikipedia

  • pennsylvania truss — noun Usage: usually capitalized P : a truss developed from the Pratt truss especially for bridges with long spans and having subdivided panels, curved top chords for through trusses, and curved bottom chords for deck spans …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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