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.
Main binding joists with the span of 8.0 and 9.2 m have a cross-section of 700 x 300 x 13 x 24 mm, those with the span of 9.5 m - 792 x 300 x 14 x 22 mm, and those with the span of 10 m - 800 x 300 x 14 x 26 mm.
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.