wide-flange beam

wide-flange beam

[¦wīd ¦flanj ′bēm]
(civil engineering)

wide-flange beam

wide-flange beam
A structural beam of rolled steel or concrete having a shape whose cross section resembles the letter H; has wider flanges than an I-beam.
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The contractor used three wide-flange beam terminal joints between the two test sections and the abutting conventional jointed plain concrete pavement (JPCP) lanes on Route 9.
Experimental stresses in wide-flange beam with holes.
The McKinley Bridge approach, a five-span, 317-ft continuous composite wide-flange beam bridge, supports two lanes of traffic and a pedestrian walkway on a skewed alignment.
A wide-flange beam was installed between the two sets of pile supports, parallel with the pipe.
"The effect of this mill was to reduce imports dramatically in this wide-flange beam market," Iverson says.
In addition to wall installation, crews are busy prepping to install joists, decking, and wide-flange beams for the building's second floor.
The company manufactures a broad range of merchant bar shapes, including equal and unequal leg angles, flats, rounds, squares and channels, as well as standard and wide-flange beams.
Bayou Steel Group manufactures a range of merchant bar shapes, including equal and unequal leg angles, flats, rounds, squares and channels, as well as standard and wide-flange beams.
Our mills were able to take advantage of the continuing strong market demand for flat-rolled steel and wide-flange beams, increasing production rates and enjoying record shipping volumes."
producer of carbon steel wide-flange beams whose Blytheville venture is 51 percent owned by Nucor and 49 percent owned by Yamato Kogyo of Japan, has signed an agreement with Voest-Alpine Schienen GmBh & Co.