box beam


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box beam

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(Building) another name for box girder
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Noun1.box beam - 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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In a side-by-side comparison of a MaineDOT project, a 33-inch (84-centimeter)-deep by 48-inch (122-centimeter)-wide precast concrete box beam weighed about 784 pounds per linear foot (1,167 kilograms per linear meter), while the same depth and width of hybrid composite beam weighed in at 250 pounds per linear foot (372 kilograms per linear meter) with concrete placed in the arch section.
4 | Living room The main living spaces kept their original paneling, box beam ceilings, and built-in bookcases, but got a face-lift courtesy of Danish modern furniture and fresh paint colors (the yellow is Benjamin Moore's Freedom Trail, #277).
The TyUnnos uses techniques like the extremely strong and stable box beam developed by Coed Cymru and makes use of the soft wood found in forestry across Wales.
It is the surviving fragment of a steel rectangular box beam that once stood vertically from bedrock to the roof of the South Tower of the World Trade Center.
Ultimate longitudinal strength of large box beam, Proceedings of the Romanian Symposium of Fracture Mechanics, ISSN 145365-36, pp.
Its high strength-to-weight ratio, excellent corrosion and fatigue resistance, and its particular resistance to the tough abrasion action the metal encounters in that sector of the world are the key reasons Type 301 is specified for both the outer leading edges of the blades and the box beam doubler or backup support.
Key aspects of performance such as low noise operation, reliability and efficiency are based on the design of the robust, welded box beam frame which supports the main rotating assembly.
37), using polyurethane resins, can achieve a similar box beam concept in a one-piece construction.
Savage torpedo, box beam and I-beam levels have vial accuracy within 0.
Our special launching carrier is patented and is the only launching carrier in China today that can go through the tunnels and place box beam segments.
Construction of the Memorial began in March 2006 with preliminary work to cover the original box beam columns that outline the perimeters of the Twin Towers.
The central rotating assembly, which provides the centrifugal force necessary for separation, is mounted on a compact, welded box beam frame with main bearings at either end.