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(I-)beam

(ˈ(ɑɪ)bim)
n. IBM, International Business Machines stock shares. (see also big blue.) How much beam do you own?
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Analysis of stress-strain state structures showed some features of the frames mono-symmetrical I-beams in compare to symmetric profiles: first, due to asymmetrical type of profile the shift of the gravity section center appears, which leads to a redistribution of internal forces in the frame, that requires to adjust rod design scheme frames after sections selecting; secondly, because of the small cross-sectional area it is difficult to ensure the stability of the plane form of bending beams, which leads to the necessity to disconnect the areas curtain beams by the constraints with smaller steps.
The bridge structure is comprised of 11 steel I-beam supports on both side abutments and in the median.
First shipment of 56 I-beams arrived in Valdez in November 2012.
Twenty feet by eight feet steel plates were placed between the vertical I-beams and pushed down by the excavator as it dug.
The exposed I-beams will be hidden behind a more attractive covering.
Once I-beams are processed through the facility's new structural drill, cranes move the I-beams into place on welding tables.
Ten notched A572-G50 bridge steel I-beams were simply supported on a large-scale testing frame with a transverse load acting at the midpoint of the span (three-point bending), simulating the loading condition of actual bridge members.
We know these places: the empty lot next to the discount supermarket at the edge of town; the corroding I-beams of the new development that went bankrupt midconstruction; the dried-out riverbed that crosses under the highway; the shuttered rest stop.
They can use the crane to move food to the right compartment and use roadblocks, I-beams and warning codes to mark their territory.
Axion is providing all parts for the two Recycled Structural Composite (RSC) bridges, including pilings, I-beams for pile caps and main girders, and crossties/curbing.
pieces into I-beam shapes and, after you've drilled pilot holes, attach the legs to the I-beams with 3-in.
Amongst their subjects they cover newer mathematical optimization methods, cost calculations, seismic-resistant design, fire-resistant design, welded I-beams, frames, welded stiffened plates and stiffened cylindrical shells, and tubular structures.
The plant supplied Weyerhaeuser facilities in Eugene and Stayton with dried veneer products, which were made into I-beams and joists, Miller said.
It may sound funny or even weak, but trust the data for yourself, the SIP products are like individual I-beams when it comes to structural support.
Motorists passing a construction site see the heavy equipment and the I-beams in motion (or the piles of rubble in the case of demolition sites).