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Vierendeel girder [1 record]

Record 1 2015-03-11


Subject field(s)
  • Structural Framework
  • Metal Beams and Girders

Pratt truss without the diagonal members and with rigid joints between top and bottom chords and the verticals.

Key term(s)
  • ladder girder


  • Charpentes
  • Poutres métalliques

La poutre-échelle est une poutre à treillis à montants perpendiculaires aux membrures; sa variante dite Vierendeel comporte entre ses membrures des jours carrés (panneaux Vierendeel), qui facilitent le passage transversal d'autres poutres; [...]


[...] comportent deux membrures parallèles ou non, et des montants assemblés rigidement sur ces membrures.


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