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COMPOUND GIRDER [2 records]

Record 1 2013-10-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Structural Framework

French

Domaine(s)
  • Charpentes

Spanish

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Record 2 2011-05-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Structural Framework
  • Supports and Reinforcement (Construction)
DEF

A rectangular beam which consists of smaller timbers over which planks are nailed on each side, the whole unit being glued or bolted together.

OBS

"girder": Originally, a main beam in floor construction; now generally applied to any built-up beam designed to support a heavy load.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Charpentes
  • Étayage et consolidation (Construction)
DEF

Poutre lamellée ou poutre composée de deux membres ou plus.

CONT

"poutre composée": se dit spécialement d'une poutre en I, comportant une âme verticale, en général pleine, assemblée à des ailes ou semelles horizontales.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Estructuras (Construcción)
  • Soportes y refuerzos (Construcción)
DEF

Viga formada por dos o más tablones o perfiles clavados o remachados, que aumentan la resistencia del elemento estructural.

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