Binding joist

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(Arch.) the secondary timber in double-framed flooring.

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In the transverse direction of the hall, ground floor column capitals are connected with plate girder binding joist which support welded floor beams interconnected with plate girders by means of bolts.
Such cracks were actually observed over each binding joist within the loaded deck plate.
Visual inspections were also made for bolted connections of floor beams with binding joists, areas where binding joists bear on columns (in both cases, after removing gypsum board cladding), and also bolted connections of load bearing column segments with roof girders.