Definition of box beam in English:

box beam

Syllabification: box beam


  • another term for box girder.
    More example sentences
    • The primary structure was a box beam, comprising two main beams.
    • Once the walls are completed, a plywood box beam is laid on top to ensure equal distribution of the roof loads and equal compression of the walls.
    • Structurally, the essential proposition is simple: a welded and bolted aluminium box beam spans simply from one building to the other; its section changes according to stresses and the geometry of the frames.

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