deck beam


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deck beam

n
(Nautical Terms) nautical a stiffening deck member supported at its extremities by knee connections to frames or bulkheads
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Nor did he notice that it was when the time came that Kwaque had variously occupied all the six bunks that Ah Moy made himself a canvas hammock, suspended it from the deck beams above and thereafter swung clear in space and unmolested.
The motion trajectory of the cable and the deck beam is described by local coordinate system o-[x.sub.b][y.sub.b] and o-[x.sub.c][y.sub.c], respectively, as shown in Figure 1.
The deck beam is carried to the transom in order to maximise crew hiking moment when they shift aft in strong winds, particularly when reaching and running.
For tasks like laying out deck beam heights (Photo 1), set your level on top of a perfectly straight 2x4 to accurately extend its reach.
The trawls became bigger, but optimum size was about 66 ft (20 m) because of the size of the wooden deck beam that had to be carried.
* Pressure-treated 2x8 deck joists, deck beam and ledger board stamped ".40" for above-ground, exterior use.
The backbone is laminated Queensland Maple, and the deck is Mahogany plywood sheathed with a deck beam on each frame.