portal frame


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portal frame

n
(Building) civil engineering building trades a frame, usually of steel, consisting of two uprights and a cross beam at the top: the simplest structural unit in a framed building or a doorway
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The comprehensive range of traditional and more modern farm outbuildings comprise: stone and part brick old bake/ wash house and attached store, traditional stone cart house, stables and former granary; loose box of chiefly stone and part brick; barn and shippon of stone and brick with attached corrugated former dairy and adjoining byre; Stone and slate roof loose housing livestock building together with attached loose box and adjoining mono-pitch store (with corrugated cladding); three-bay portal frame cattle shed; four-bay portal frame open fronted hay/general purpose building and four-bay storage general-purpose open fronted shed.
Chaotic vibrations of a portal frame system with nonideal loading and its control are presented by Tusset et al.
The structural behaviour of steel portal frame is mainly associated based on its connection's performance.
It is of steel portal frame construction with height eaves in the main warehouse reaching 3.35m and rising to 4.4m at the rear.
The main building is a detached warehouse of steel portal frame construction and comprises 9,428 sq ft of accommodation.
The company says that the technology offers a portal frame work that enables financial institutions to collaboratively organize and manage documents, content, Web sites and other corporate information.
Among the highlights: 1) Portal Frame Design--permitted a modified version of APA's Narrow Braced Wall detail in garage return walls or other large, framed openings with narrow adjacent walls; 2) Fire-Rated Assemblies--included wood I-joists in an existing fire-rated floor-ceiling assembly.
portal frame dry goods store with 700 pallet spaces is being erected and ground works are in place so that number can be increased by 50% at a later date.
The previous two orders included turnkey supply of a reclaimer for Port Waratah in New South Wales, which will be the largest machine of this type in the world, and turnkey supply of a portal frame scraper reclaimer and a slewing and luffing type stacking machine for Shell Coal's Callide coalfield.
Kimberly-Clark, who announced last year that it would be shutting its Delyn Mill plant with the loss of 50 jobs, wants to remove steel portal frame sheds.