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I am wondering about this specific type of truss in particular, any links to further source information and images regarding this particular geometry would be much appreciated.

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There are a variety of names for these, but they all have a similar theme:

  • Laced strut/tie
  • Lattice or Batten bracing
  • Lattice truss
  • Lattice Girder

I'm sure you get the idea. These were popular in the 19th/early 20th Century before the development of more efficient/cost effective structural sections such as Structural Hollow Sections, castellated beams, etc.

One paper which discusses the analysis of such elements is available here.

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Trusses, struts, braces...

The engineering question is usually is it in tension or compression .

As for examples you could check out roofing designs as well as some of the old wooden ships - in some countries ship builders did roofs : all they did was invert the structure.

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Quadrangular Trough Warren.

I googled "names for truss frame configurations" for you: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/f7/3a/8c/f73a8c855f1f4669903fe9d866ddc0d8.jpg

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