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synonyms for girder

  • joist
  • truss
  • I-beam
  • rafter
  • tiebeam
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Structurally, it is built around a central core that will contain the main mechanical elements of the building, with the helix-shaped envelope supported by arced, fin-like girders anchored into this large, inner column.
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A fundamental difference in girder bridges arises from the mode of support.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
In the girders of bridges the horizontal girder is almost exclusively subjected to vertical loading forces.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The centre girder may be built on the cantilevers and rolled into place or lifted from the water-level.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Sometimes a girder is rolled out about one-third of its length, and then supported on a floating pontoon.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
In addition, an allowance is made for pressure on the leeward girder according to a scale.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
A main girder consists of an upper and lower flange, boom or chord and a vertical web.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The bracing bars, therefore, for this part of the girder must be adapted to resist either tension or thrust.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The loads at D′, E, due to unit weight on the rail girder are (p-n)/p and n/p.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The cantilever and suspended girder types are as economical and free from uncertainty as to the stresses.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO GIRDER

  • axle
  • balk
  • bolster
  • boom
  • brace
  • cantilever
  • column
  • crossbar
  • crosspiece
  • girder
  • jamb
  • joist
  • lintel
  • pile
  • piling
  • pillar
  • plank
  • pole
  • post
  • prop
  • rafter
  • scantling
  • shaft
  • sill
  • spar
  • stanchion
  • stay
  • stringer
  • strip
  • strut
  • stud
  • timber
  • two-by-four
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