binding joist

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binding joist, binder

A beam which supports the common joists of a wood floor above and the ceiling joists below; commonly, joins two vertical posts.
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For such an assumed level of loads, calculations were made for the deck plate as if it were a flat multi-span plate supported on steel binding joists, which are the non-deformable supports for the plate.
Moreover, since the beams are resting on deformable binding joists, the effect of their deformations on beam flexibility was also considered - in this case, the binding joists were loaded with reactions of the beams resting on them.
On the other hand, the steel components of the deck plate, that is, beams and binding joists are of a sufficient design loading capacity for the assumed level of operational loads.