continuous beam


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continuous beam

[kən¦tin·yə·wəs ′bēm]
(civil engineering)
A beam resting upon several supports, which may be in the same horizontal plane.
A beam having several spans in one straight line; generally has at least three supports.

continuous beam

A beam that is continuous over intermediate supports and thus statically indeterminate; as opposed to a simply supported beam. See also: Beam

continuous beam

A beam which extends over three or more supports, joined together so that, for a given load on one span, the effect on the other spans can be calculated.
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Spans A and B were converted to two-span continuous beams, while Spans C, D, and E were converted to three-span continuous beams.
Digital Continuous Beam Former: A precise beam that minimizes side lobes in both the near and far field, dramatically improving image clarity, spatial and contrast resolution, and delivering advanced image resolution.
In both structures, a 2-stegiger girder is provided as a continuous beam per carriageway.
Unlike in the continuous beam case, the current can be reversed during off periods of the pulsed beam incurring no additional dead time.
Funded primarily by the National Science Foundation, the NSCL operates the K500-K1200 coupled cyclotron, the highest energy continuous beam accelerator in the world.
Due to the zoning and the already completed preliminary design is in the supporting structure of the superstructures a continuous beam with steel composite cross-section, which consists of a torsion box girder and is produced by incremental launching method.
Further progress to the continuous beam measurements will give the UCN countrate of about 300/s, enough high to perform a definite demonstration to store the produced UCN.
If you were using a copper structure, you would need a very large amount of power, and you could not run it at that power with a continuous beam because it would crack the copper,' Sundelin said.
The structural system for the superstructure is a continuous beam over 3 fields, total span 131.
Procurement Pod 4 Openings, Consists of A Continuous Beam in Steel-Concrete Mixed Solution of 173.
Statically the bridge is prestressed continuous beam longitudinally, in solid cross section and variable height.

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