Lattice-girder

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Lattice-girder a girder of which the web consists of diagonal pieces arranged like lattice-work
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. lattislatte, a lath.

Usage

In literature:

Like the main arm of some great steam shovel, two long, latticed girders of steel shot out from the sides of the tank.
"Tom Swift and his War Tank" by Victor Appleton
The structure consists of lattice-girder work.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
It has three lattice-girder two-hinge ribs 24-1/2 feet apart on centers, the center line of each rib being a parabola.
"The New York Subway" by Anonymous
It was a bridge for two lines of railway with lattice girders continuous over three spans.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
Lattice Girder Bridges, 361.
"Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson" by Samuel Smiles
The sides are lattice girders.
"Jane's All the World's Aircraft" by Various
Lattice girder Poutre en treillis.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
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In science:

Its design is based on a system of two vessels – cold inside and warm outside - each with walls composed by an array of SS (stainless steel) lattice girders whose triangular windows are closed, inside and outside, by a pair of SS thin plates.
A Concept for a Scalable 2 kTon Liquid Argon TPC Detector for Astroparticle Physics
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