Haunched beam

Haunched beam

A beam whose cross section is thicker at the supports than in the middle of the span.
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haunched beam

A beam whose cross section thickens toward its supports.
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Gonzalez-Cuevas, "Behavior of reinforced concrete haunched beams subjected to static shear loading," Engineering Structures, vol.