deck beam


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deck beam

[′dek ‚bēm]
(naval architecture)
A strengthening member of the deck that may run the length or width of the deck and is connected at both ends to the ship's frames or bulkheads by girders.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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For the convenience of research, the variables with subscripts c and b are defined as the variables of the cable and the deck beam, respectively.
1 MARK exact elevations for mounting deck beams using a 2-ft.
"The beams going in is the latest in a series of critical steps towards reinstating the bridge; including the successful demolition of the old bridge in April, the installation of 88-piled foundations and construction of the new east and west abutments to support the new deck beams.
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The 106-tonne deck beams have now arrived on site at the Astmoor Bridgewater viaduct.
The exposed deck beams suggest the possible survival of decks below the sand - possibly the entire starboard side- which would also be extremely rare in the UK.
Among the faults was corrosion in the deck beams, distorted side frames and signs of insect infestation.
The extensive restoration project has included the complete rebuilding of the starboard and replacing of the stiffening and deck beams.
The boxes rest on the deck beams; this allows ample room for plants to grow while maintaining the low profile.