floor beam

floor beam

[′flȯr ‚bēm]
(building construction)
A beam used in the framing of floors in buildings.
(civil engineering)
A large beam used in a bridge floor at right angles to the direction of the roadway, to transfer loads to bridge supports.

floor beam

A beam supporting the floor of a building or the deck of a bridge.
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Summary: Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 27 (ANI): TAL Manufacturing Solutions and Boeing on Tuesday marked the delivery of 25,000th advanced composite floor beam for all the Dreamliner airplane variants 787-8, 787-9 and 787-10 at TAL's aerospace manufacturing facility in Nagpur.
B&B Attachments, represented in North America by Lift Technologies Inc., tooled the Crane Floor Beam Grab with optional bag handling hooks and a rubber pad gripper arrangement.
Based on the original set, three new sets, including a floor beam set, a roof + floor beams (RFB) set, and a roof + floor beams + braces (RFBB) set have been developed [29].
As an example, Figure 1 shows the results from such an element applied to the modeling of a floor subassembly subjected to a vertical concentrated load in the middle of the floor beam [1].
The other contract, through Albany's subsidiary Albany Aerospace Composites, regards manufacturing composite struts for the Airbus A380--Albany is obligated to manufacture composite wing box struts through 2020 and floor beam struts through 2023.
Further, AEC's subsidiary Albany Aerospace Composites LLC has a contract to manufacture composite struts for the Airbus A380, under which it is obligated to supply composite wing box struts till 2020 and floor beam struts till 2023.
The routine demolition went awry when a floor beam of the bridge shifted and caused the excavator to tip, according to officials from Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
BEST FOOT FORWARD: Charlie Smithson balances on the floor beam; HEAD OVER HEELS: Mia Sexton performs a half on vault with the help of club coach Marsha Hill, right, Vicky Fowler performs a walk over, below; BALANCING ACT: Vicky Fowler balances on the shoulders of Rachel Smith, left, and Leanne Smith; AIRBORNE: Alice Briggs on the high bars as trainee coach Tracey Morgan looks on, above.
Another common situation where non-rigid support condition occurs is when the joist ends are resting on a floor beam.
Figure 3 shows a failed floor beam. In this case, the floor above was overloaded and failed.
The second floor beam and slab for this bay were sheared from the column supports and suspended by reinforcing bars.
After obtaining the floor beam and column geometry directly from the CAD, the software imports loading and deflection limit parameters, then analyzes the mezzanine structure and automatically selects suitable steel members.