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Girders (Pbpbvvg)

Definition
Structural components whose primary function is to resist loads in flexure and shear. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Vertical supports (Pbpbvv)
Narrower Terms
Box girders (Pbpbvvgb)
Plate girders (Pbpbvvgp)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Beams (Pbpbvvb)
Cantilevers (Pbpbvvc)
Columns (Pbpbvvd)
Lagging (Earthwork) (Pbpbvvj)
Piles (Supports) (Pbpbvvm)
Poles (Supports) (Pbpbvvp)
Posts (Pbpbvvq)
Sign supports (Pbpbvvr)
Studs (Pbpbvvs)
Trusses (Pbpbvvt)