Tension brace

(Engin.) a brace or member designed to resist tension, or subjected to tension, in a structure.

See also: Tension

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The predicted nominal lateral shear stiffness of the wall, [k.sub.n] (nominal lateral shear stiffness), was calculated based on the axial stiffness of the two tension brace members.
At first, both compression and tension braces were modeled and then compared to tension bracing only.