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box girder

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(Building)
a. a girder that is hollow and square or rectangular in shape
b. (as modifier): a box-girder bridge.
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Noun1.box girder - a beam built up from boards; has a hollow rectangular cross section
beam - long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction
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We replaced the two steel girders of three meters each with RCC type box girders.
Including the silane sealing of the exposed surfaces, TS7 CIP wall delineations, CV3 spall on box girders, miscellaneous steel viaduct repairs, SV12 crack in weld LC-N, ZB15 Missing nut in floor beam, missing transverse tendons, supply duck shotcrete repair at VB 3, concrete repair I-93, ZB21 Electical Tape, and railing at ramp L.
shear force data shows IRC Class A and LM1 loading have closer value at 20 m span in 2lane I-Girder whereas value of LM1 decreases while moving towards 60m in 4 lane I and Box girders.
A specialist in overhead bridge crane design, build, and installation, Innovated Industrial Services has expanded its production capabilities to include construction of box girders, well suited for use with long-span, high-capacity double girder overhead bridge cranes and runway beams commonly used in concrete products and other heavy industrial applications.
We have undertaken a number of exciting activities including an egg-drop challenge, designing a building that can stand on a moving platform, and making, then eating, box girders out of chocolate bars.
Da Nang's 666-meter-long Dragon Bridge is a design of hybrid steel box girders supported by undulating central arches modeled after a dragon hovering over the Han River.
The company has made 12 box girders weighing 1,100 tonnes for Burntisland Fabrications Ltd, based in Fife, which will form the transport structure for the oil rig legs weighing 10,000 tonnes, being made for Premier Oil's Solan Oil Field.
RMRG is India's first privately funded Metro which is completely elevated and the project involves innovative design comprising 20 and 25 meters length of pre-tensioned box girders, specialized structures like prefabricated steel spans up to 48 meters in length, and so on.
The crane's steel housing is based on box construction for torsion resistance, while its box girders are built with a positive camber that decreases the uphill effect as the trolley moves toward the end carriage truck.
Nevertheless this less-particular feature, the parallel array of these small miniature box girders guarantees that an available bridge span can be extended further.
The results of the experimental investigations for box girders are presented in Fig.
Among the topics are stability theory, box girders, composite columns and structural systems, circular tubes and shells, members with elastic lateral restraints, stability under seismic loading, and analyzing stability using the finite element method.