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box girder

[′bäks ‚gər·dər]
(civil engineering)
A hollow girder or beam with a square or rectangular cross section. Also known as box beam.

Box girder

A hollow beam with either a square, rectangular or circular cross section; sometimes vertical instead of horizontal, and attached firmly to the ground like a cantilever.

box beam, box girder

A hollow beam, usually rectangular in section; if fabricated of steel, the sides are steel plates welded together, or they may be riveted together by steel angles at the corners.
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It requires a specific skill set and special equipment to build box girders in-house, he adds, noting that beyond the fabrication line, Innovated Industrial has invested in a new automated welding process and uses AWS D14.
The main material in connection with the box girders was steel rebar, Portland cement, prestressed anchorage and prestressed strand, and the related testing items and methods were as per CNS and ASTM.
In 2006 at BTU and in 2007 at CUT the experimental investigations of a steel knee joint and box girder respectively strengthened with use of adhesives were carried out.
In order to validate the performance of this small box girder bridge, the two main issues are investigated in experiment for both structural safety and serviceability.
In one of four box girders of the building massive damage due to leaking drain pipe were found.
3km-long and 36m-wide deck has one of the largest single-cell box girders used anywhere in the world to build an incrementally launched bridge with prefabricated components.
A composite steel box girders with a cast-in-place concrete deck will form the $26 million Storrow Drive bridge, which is about 30 meters west of the cable-stayed bridge.
steel box girders support approximately one-third of the structure
The superstructures of prestressed concrete bridge consisting of two single-celled box girders center distance of 14.