encased beam

encased beam

Iron and steel beams that are encased in a variety of materials for protection against fire. See also: Beam

encased beam

A metal beam enclosed in another material, usually concrete.
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The concrete encasement on partially concrete encased beam can effectively prevent the temperature of steel from rising sharply [2-4].
Plizzari, "Experimental investigation of the fire resistance of partially encased beams," Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol.