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I-beam

An iron or steel beam with a symmetrical I-shaped cross section. See also: Beam

I-beam

A rolled or extruded structural metal beam having a cross section resembling the letter I.

I-beam

A structure whose cross section resembles the letter I. It may be extruded from or built up from aluminum, magnesium, or titanium alloys, or it may be made of wood, plastic, or steel. See beam (iii).
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Stability calculation for steel frames made of I-beams with variable wall height.
HP14 by 117 pound I-beams were used as walers, hauled into the excavation and held in place horizontally by the excavator while a welder tacked them to the vertical beams in the caissons.
The company's primary products arc stadium grandstands with a steel I-beam structure, alum-a-stands or bleacher seating constructed entirely of aluminum, and press boxes.
The experimental fatigue lives of the ten I-beams ranged from 11,811 to 19,653 cycles with the typical large variability of fatigue lives evident.
Shears will cut material that does not lend itself to baling, such as I-beams, plate and structural material, producing a No.
Workers tote tools past him, forklifts haul I-beams over unfinished ground and a shower of sparks rain down from a welding torch.
Forestia produces particleboard for the building and furniture industries, and I-beams for the construction industry.
Both companies will invest more than $9 million to refurbish Tembec's existing mill into a facility that will manufacture finger joints for I-beams in housing construction.
Research has included financial assessments and studies on cost-effective drying, engineering properties of the underused species, lumber yields, fasteners, and designs for I-beams and trusses.
The structures could be simple steel I-beams, sophisticated composite rotor blades, or turbine blades.
Another thing you kids shouldn't try at home is building a skyscraper with i-beams.
The four vertical members were welded at the base to the 9-inch I-beams that connected the two railcars.