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girder

Botany the structure composed of tissue providing mechanical support for a stem or leaf

Girder

A large or principal beam used to support concentrated loads at isolated points along its length.

girder

[′gər·dər]
(civil engineering)
A large beam made of metal or concrete, and sometimes of wood.

girder

A large or principal beam of steel, reinforced concrete, or timber; used to support concentrated loads at isolated points along its length. (See illustration p. 462.)
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Accordingly, a special welded I-beam girder construction has been introduced, consisting of two different T-bars (Fig.
The parametric and comparative analysis of I and Box Girder results in bending moment, shear force, torsion and fundamental frequencies from various standards.
Judge David Wynn Morgan was told there had been various methods for lifting the girders and the company had been at fault in not clearly identifying one which should be used every time.
Caption: The gantry scheme proved its mettle during the first prestressed girder erection phase (eastbound structure, outer lanes).
The diagonal tension field in the web of steel-concrete composite plate girder is partly anchored to the concrete slab through composite action and therefore, shear carrying capacity is enhanced.
Prosecutor Richard Matthews QC told jurors: "An employee of NEMOC was operating a large crane and was in the process of lowering the cross beam that had been unbolted when it appears the plate girders became unstable.
It can be seen that with the increase in the girder age at continuity there is less negative moment to offset the future positive moment resulting in the decrease of the positive restraint moments at the later age of establishing continuity.
In the design of SCC girder, the deflection is one of the serviceability criteria.
com)-- Oldcastle Precast - Central Pre-Mix Prestress located in Spokane, WA was contracted to manufacture and deliver the prestressed concrete WF 83 Super Girders used to construct the new Appleway Bridge over the Spokane River just west of the Washington-Idaho border.
Mr Dodds, from South Shields, was working on a demolition site in Doncaster when he was hit on the head by the steel girder.
Specimen details: All girder specimens were AASHTO Type III with a span of 17.