edge beam

edge beam

A beam at the edge of a shell plate structure, providing stiffness that provides an increase in the load-bearing capacity. See also: Beam

edge beam

A stiffening beam at the edge of a slab.
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Carry out concrete repairs to bridge piers and outside edge beam areas.
Since then, I have managed the construction of culverts near the open market in Oshakati, in Omafo and Oruno, and have also constructed an edge beam for the Oshikango railway station.
Additions had to be made to this structure, since Saarinen's sculptural cutting of the shell created severe edge disturbances to the membrane stresses in the shell that had to be counteracted by an edge beam 45,7 cm high.
A concrete edge beam will also be installed to protect 180 metres of the roadway from tidal erosion.
A flight of timber treads is cantilevered off the wall, supported by an internal edge beam of welded steel angles, some of which return vertically to form the framework for the glass balustrade.
Reinforced Concrete structure:The replacement structure has 1 No TYE7 Edge Beam and 7 No 14.
The adoption mainly includes - On the A19 restoring the punch-outs towards Kortrijk and lay-bys build new piercing + extend existing puncture, direction Ypres lay-bys restoration and renewal of the concrete structure of the dienstpad and edge beam and renew waterproof skirt of the bridges on the A19 on the N32 (kmp 6.
T-section ribs taper towards the outer (northern) edge where they are propped by a continuous tubular edge beam supported on cylindrical columns.
This flexible connection is perhaps a means of withstanding earthquakes, It also removes all load from the side walls which can be taken away to provide extra light, yet curiously the non-loadbearing edge beam at floor level is still extremely large and heavy.
On the platform side of the building, the steel structure of the train shed is delicate, partly because the weight of the heavy and relatively crude concrete edge beam is balanced against it, tending to turn the roof up.