Space Truss Design in Inelastic Range

by Lewis C. Schmidt, (M.ASCE),
John A. Clarkson,
Peter R. Morgan,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1978, Vol. 104, Issue 12, Pg. 1915-1919

Document Type: Journal Paper


The purpose of the present work is to show the correlation between simple nonlinear theoretical analysis and two experimental results derived from ultimate load truss tests. From this comparison a more straightforward design procedure for this type of truss is suggested.

Subject Headings: Space truss | Inelasticity | Load tests | Trusses | Correlation | Nonlinear analysis | Ultimate loads | Comparative studies

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