Vierendeel Truss

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  1. A truss with rectangular panels and rigid joints. The members of a Vierendeel truss are subject to strong nonaxial forces.
  1. A rigid frame with an assemblage of rectangles and trapezoids but no diagonal members

History

Named afer Arthur Vierendeel (April 10, 1852 – November 8, 1940) was a famous Belgian civil engineer born in Leuven.

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