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Vierendeelbridge
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AVierendeelbridgeisabridgeemployinga
Vierendeeltruss,namedafterArthurVierendeel. Vierendeelbridge

Suchtrussesdonothavetheusualtriangularvoids
seeninapinjointtrussbridge,ratheremploying
rectangularopeningsandrigidconnectionsinthe
elements,which(unlikeaconventionaltruss)must
alsoresistsubstantialbendingforces.Owingtoa
lessereconomyofmaterialsandthedifficultyof
designbeforetheadventofcomputers,thistrussis
rarelyusedinbridgesoutsideBelgium.Theformis
morecommonlyemployedinbuildingstructures
wherelargeshearwallsordiagonalelementswould VierendeelbridgeatGrammene,Belgium
interferewiththebuilding'saestheticsorfunctionality. Ancestor Trussbridge

ThefirstsuchbridgewasbuiltinsteelatAvelgem, Related None


Belgiumin1902,followingdevelopmentofthetruss Descendant None
formandamethodtocalculateitsstrengthin1896by
Carries Pedestrians,pipelines,automobiles,
ArthurVierendeel.Therearemanymoreexamplesin
Belgium,alsoconstructedinconcrete,mostly trucks,lightrail,heavyrail
designedbyVierendeel'smanystudentsinalong Spanrange Shorttomedium
careerasprofessorincivilengineering. Material steel,reinforcedconcrete,prestressed
ThecityofGlendale,CaliforniahasthreeVierendeel concrete
trussbridges:theGenevaStreet,KenilworthAvenue, Movable Movablebridgesofthistypearevery
andGlenoaksBoulevardbridges,alltwolanebridges rare.Onlyoneswingbridgeofthis
spanning95feet.Theywerebuiltin1937aspartof typewasknown[1](http://users.telene
theVerdugoFloodControlProject,thefirstprojectof t.be/karel.roose/vierendeel/scheepsdale
theUnitedStatesArmyCorpsofEngineersafter brug/index.html)(demolishedNov.
passageoftheFloodControlActof1936.[1] 1119th2009)

ThedoubledeckcablestayedKapShuiMunBridge Design High


inHongKongusesaVierendeeltruss.Openedin effort
1997,thelowerdeckcarriesbothrailandtraffic,with Falsework Dependsuponlength,materials,and
thelackofdiagonalmembersinthecrosssection required degreeofprefabrication
allowingvehiclestodrivethroughtheopenings
providedbytheVierendeeldesign.[2]

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GustavHeinemannBrcke GenevaSt.bridgeinGlendale

References
1. "GlenoaksBlvd.Bridge"(PDF).www.ci.glendale.ca.us.Archived
fromtheoriginal(PDF)on20140727.Retrieved20140727. WikimediaCommonshas
2. Leonhardt,AndrundPartner,ConsultingEngineersVBI, mediarelatedtoVierendeel
GmbH."KapShuiMunBridgeprojectpage".Retrieved bridges.
20070616.

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