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Beams (Pbpbvvb)

Definition
Structural members whose principal function is to transmit loads to the support primarily through flexure and shear. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Vertical supports (Pbpbvv)
Narrower Terms
Box beams (Pbpbvvbb)
Curved beams (Pbpbvvbc)
I beams (Pbpbvvbj)
Leaf springs (Pbpbvvbm)
T beams (Pbpbvvbt)
Thrie beams (Pbpbvvbw)
Tiebacks (Pbpbvvby)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Cantilevers (Pbpbvvc)
Columns (Pbpbvvd)
Girders (Pbpbvvg)
Lagging (Earthwork) (Pbpbvvj)
Piles (Supports) (Pbpbvvm)
Poles (Supports) (Pbpbvvp)
Posts (Pbpbvvq)
Sign supports (Pbpbvvr)
Studs (Pbpbvvs)
Trusses (Pbpbvvt)
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